Game Notes: Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins
Sunday, 01.18.2009 / 12:01 AM / News
New York Rangers
The Rangers face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at Mellon Arena (12:30 p.m.), in the final game of a five-game road trip. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 27-15-4, and rank third in the Eastern Conference with 58 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having defeated the Blackhawks, 3-2, in overtime on Friday at the United Center, and have recorded at least one point in five of their last six games (4-1-1). Following today's contest, the Rangers will return home to face-off against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, January 20, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.). The Penguins, 22-20-4, currently rank eighth in the Eastern Conference standings with 48 points, and have lost eight of their last 11 games.
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All Time – Rangers vs. Penguins
At MSG: 63-43-9-1
At Pittsburgh: 47-46-14-5
2008-09 - Rangers vs. Penguins
Oct. 25 Rangers 3, Penguins 2 (SO) at MSG
Dec. 3 Rangers 3, Penguins 2 (SO) at MSG
Jan. 5 Rangers 4, Penguins 0 at MSG
Jan. 18 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
Jan. 28 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
March 28 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Jan. 18 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m.
Jan. 20 Rangers vs. Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Jan. 27 Rangers vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.
Jan. 28 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 31 Rangers at Boston, 1 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-1-1
Last 10 NYR games: 5-3-2
* The Rangers have lost 10 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.