Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Florida
2011-12 Season Game No. 38 at Madison Square Garden
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Rangers vs. Panthers Pregame Notes
* The Rangers have won seven of their last 10 games against the Panthers, having outscored Florida, 28-14, over the span.
* New York ranks 14th with an 11-3-2 (24 pts) record at home; Florida ranks eighth with a 10-8-2 (22 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers have posted an 8-2-1 record vs. Southeast Division opponents; the Panthers are 5-4-1 vs. the Atlantic Division.
* Henrik Lundqvist has posted a 14-7-1 record with a 1.74 GAA and five shutouts in 22 career regular season contests vs. Florida; Martin Biron is 7-12-1-0 with a 2.68 GAA in 21 career regular season games vs. the Panthers.
* Brad Richards leads the Rangers with 16 goals, 27 assists and 43 points in 49 career regular season contests vs. Florida; Derek Stepan has tallied five goals and six points in seven career regular season games vs. the Panthers.
* The Rangers list one former Panther on their roster: Steve Eminger (2008-09).
* Florida lists one former Ranger on its roster: Mikael Samuelsson (2001-02 to 2002-03).
All Time -- Rangers vs. Panthers
At MSG: 20-13-4-0
At Florida: 20-13-2-4
2011-12 Rangers vs. Florida
Nov. 23 Rangers 1, Panthers 2 at Florida
Dec. 11 Rangers 6, Panthers 1 at MSG
Dec. 30 Rangers 4. Panthers 1 at Florida
Jan. 5 Rangers vs. Panthers at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Jan. 5 Rangers vs. Florida, 7 p.m.
Jan. 6 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Jan. 10 Rangers vs. Phoenix, 7 p.m.
Jan. 12 Rangers vs. Ottawa, 7 p.m.
Jan. 14 Rangers at Toronto, 7 p.m.
* Wojtek Wolski has missed 26 games due to a groin injury, suffered on Nov. 3.
* Michael Sauer has missed 14 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.
* Steve Eminger has missed seven games with a shoulder injury, suffered on Dec. 17.
* The Rangers have lost 118 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.