Pregame Notes: Rangers at Vancouver

2009-10 Season Game No. 16 at General Motors Place

Tuesday, 11.03.2009 / 12:44 PM / News
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Pregame Notes: Rangers at Vancouver
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NYR AT VAN
Tonight's Game
The Rangers face-off against the Vancouver Canucks tonight at General Motors Place (10:00 p.m.), in the first game of a three-game Western Canadian road trip. The Blueshirts currently rank second in the Atlantic Division standings, and fourth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 9-5-1 (19 pts.). New York enter today's contest having defeated Boston, 1-0, on Sunday at Madison Square Garden to improve to 14-3-0 in their last 17 regular season games at MSG dating back to last season. Vancouver enter the contest with an 8-7-0 (16 pts.) record, and rank seventh in the Western Conference. Following tonight's game, the Rangers will travel to Edmonton to face-off against the Oilers on Thursday, Nov. 5, at Rexall Place (9:30 p.m.), before concluding their road trip on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Calgary (10:00 p.m.).

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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. Click You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York and on satellite radio at XM 207.

All Time – Rangers vs. Canucks
Overall: 71-29-8-0
At MSG: 38-13-5-0
At Vancouver: 33-16-3-0

2008-09 Series Recap

New York went 0-1-0 against Vancouver in 2008-09. The Rangers out-shot the Canucks, 42-33, including a 17-5 advantage in the third period in last season's matchup.

2009-10 - Rangers vs. Canucks

Nov. 3 Rangers vs. Canucks at Vancouver

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Nov. 3 Rangers at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Nov. 5 Rangers at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.
Nov. 7 Rangers at Calgary, 10 p.m.
Nov. 12 Rangers vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m.
Nov. 14 Rangers at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

Injuries

* Donald Brashear has missed one game with an injury.

* The Rangers have lost 13 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.