Game Notes: Rangers at Buffalo Sabres
The Rangers face-off against the Buffalo Sabres tonight at HSBC Arena (7:30 p.m.), in the first game of a five-game road trip. The Blueshirts currently rank second in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 24-15-3, and fifth in the Eastern Conference with 51 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having been defeated by the Canadiens, 6-3, on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden, and have recorded a point in six of their last 10 games (5-4-1). Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will travel to Ottawa to face-off against the Senators, tomorrow, January 10, at ScotiaBank Place (7:00 p.m.), in the second game of a back-to-back set. The Sabres, 20-15-5, currently rank eighth in the Eastern Conference standings with 45 points, and have won their last three games.
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York and on satellite radio at XM 205.
All Time – Rangers vs. Sabres
At MSG: 31-25-15-2
At Buffalo: 22-41-10-1
2008-09 - Rangers vs. Sabres
Oct. 15 Rangers 1 vs. Sabres 3 at MSG
Jan. 9 Rangers vs. Sabres at Buffalo
Feb. 21 Rangers vs. Sabres at Buffalo
March 21 Rangers vs. Sabres at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Jan. 9 Rangers at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 10 Rangers at Ottawa, 7 p.m.
Jan. 13 Rangers at Islanders, 7 p.m.
Jan. 16 Rangers at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Jan. 18 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 2-3-0
Last 10 NYR games: 5-4-1
* The Rangers have lost 10 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.