Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Atlanta
2010-11 Season Game No. 81 at Madison Square Garden
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Rangers vs. Thrashers Pregame Notes
* New York ranks 22nd with a 19-16-4 (42 pts) record at home; Atlanta is tied for 23rd with a 16-19-5 (37 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers are 8-9-2 vs. the Southeast Division; the Thrashers are 9-7-2 vs. the Atlantic Division.
* Henrik Lundqvist is 7-4-6 with a 2.20 GAA and one shutout in 18 career regular season appearances vs. Atlanta; Chad Johnson is 0-0-1 with a 0.92 GAA in one career regular season contest vs. Atlanta.
* Vinny Prospal has registered a team-high, 21 goals, 37 assists and 58 points in 53 career regular season contests vs. Atlanta. Prospal's 58 points vs. Atlanta is his most against any NHL team.
* New York lists one former Thrasher on its roster: Erik Christensen (2007-08 to 2008-09).
* Atlanta lists two former Rangers on its roster: Nik Antropov (2008-09); Radek Dvorak (1999-2000 to 2002-03).
All Time -- Rangers vs. Thrashers
At MSG: 7-8-1-5
At Atlanta: 12-6-0-4
2010-11 Rangers vs. Atlanta
Oct. 27 Rangers 4, Thrashers 6 at MSG
Jan. 22 Rangers 3, Thrashers 2 (SO) at Atlanta
Feb. 11 Rangers 2, Thrashers 3 at Atlanta
April 7 Rangers vs. Thrashers at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
April 7 Rangers vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m.
April 9 Rangers vs. New Jersey, 12:30 p.m.
* Derek Boogaard has missed 50 games with a shoulder injury.
* Alex Frolov has missed 37 games with a knee injury.
* Chris Drury has missed 26 games with a knee injury.
* Martin Biron has missed 16 games with a fractured collarbone.
* Ryan Callahan is out with a fractured ankle, suffered on April 4
* The Rangers have lost 318 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.