Pregame Notes: Rangers at Calgary
2009-10 Season Game No. 18 at Pengrowth Saddledome
The Rangers face-off against the Calgary Flames tonight at Pengrowth Saddledome (10:00 p.m.), to conclude their 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 10-6-1 (21 pts.). New York enter tonight's contest having defeated Edmonton, 4-2, on Thursday at Rexall Place, the Rangers first win in Edmonton since Feb. 21, 1999. Calgary enter the contest with a 9-4-1 (19 pts.) record, and rank eighth in the Western Conference. Following tonight's game, the Rangers will have a four-day break in action before returning home to faceoff against the Atlanta Thrashers on Thursday, Nov. 12, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.).
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG Plus. You can also catch the radio broadcast on AM 970 The Apple and on satellite radio at XM 204.
All Time – Rangers vs. Flames
At MSG: 25-24-5-0
At Calgary: 12-28-10-0
2008-09 Series Recap
New York went 0-1-0 against Calgary in 2008-09. The Rangers out-shot the Flames, 31-20, including a 12-2 advantage in the second period in last season's matchup. The two shots allowed in the middle frame marked a season-best for the Rangers.
2009-10 - Rangers vs. Flames
Nov. 7 Rangers vs. Flames at Calgary
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Nov. 7 Rangers at Calgary, 10 p.m.
Nov. 12 Rangers vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m.
Nov. 14 Rangers at Ottawa, 2 p.m.
Nov. 17 Rangers vs. Washington, 7 p.m.
Nov. 21 Rangers vs. Florida, 7 p.m.
* Donald Brashear has missed three games with an injury, suffered on Oct. 31.
* The Rangers have lost 16 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.