Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. New Jersey

2010-11 Season Game No. 82 at Madison Square Garden

Saturday, 04.09.2011 / 12:36 AM / News
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Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. New Jersey
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Today's Game
NYR VS. NJD
The Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils today at Madison Square Garden (12:30 p.m.), in their 2010-11 regular season finale. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and ninth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 43-33-5 (91 pts). The Rangers enter today's contest having been defeated by the Atlanta Thrashers, 3-0, on Thursday at Madison Square Garden, and are now 10-4-1 in their last 15 contests. New York is 5-1-1 in their last seven games at MSG. The Devils enter the contest with a 37-38-5 (79 pts) record to rank 12th in the Eastern Conference, and have won three of their last five games.

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Today's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN Radio and on satellite radio at XM 205.

Rangers vs. Devils Pregame Notes

* The Rangers rank 22nd with a 19-17-4 (42 pts) record at home; the Devils rank 26th with a 16-22-2 (34 pts) mark on the road.

* New York is 13-9-1 vs. the Atlantic Division; New Jersey is 11-11-1 against the Atlantic Division.

* Henrik Lundqvist is 21-9-5 with a 1.84 goals against average and five shutouts in 35 career regular season games vs. the Devils; Chad Johnson has yet to face the Devils.

* Vinny Prospal has registered a team-high, 21 assists and 32 points in 49 career regular season contests vs. New Jersey; Chris Drury leads the team with 13 goals in 41 career regular season games vs. the Devils.

* New York lists no former Devils on its roster.

* New Jersey lists no former Rangers on its roster.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Devils
Overall: 97-82-27-5
At MSG: 53-29-20-2
On Road: 44-53-7-3

2010-11 Rangers vs. New Jersey
Oct. 24 Rangers 3, Devils 1 at MSG
Nov. 5 Rangers 3, Devils 0 at New Jersey
Dec. 29 Rangers 3, Devils 1 at New Jersey
Feb. 3 Rangers 2, Devils 3 at MSG
Feb. 18 Rangers 0, Devils 1 at New Jersey
April 9 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
April 9 Rangers vs. New Jersey, 12:30 p.m.

Injuries

* Derek Boogaard has missed 50 games with a shoulder injury.

* Alex Frolov has missed 38 games with a knee injury.

* Chris Drury has missed 27 games with a knee injury.

* Martin Biron has missed 17 games with a fractured collarbone.

* Ryan Callahan has missed one game with a fractured ankle.

* The Rangers have lost 323 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.