New York Rangers Game Notes

Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Nashville

2011-12 Season Game No. 44 at Madison Square Garden

Tuesday, 01.17.2012 / 12:01 AM / News
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Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Nashville
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Tonight's Game
The Rangers face-off against the Nashville Predators tonight at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.), in their third game in four days. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank first in the league overall, with a record of 28-11-4 (60 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1, on Sunday at Bell Centre to snap their four-game road winning streak, and are now 11-3-0 in their last 14 games. New York has posted a record of 25-8-2 since Oct. 29, after beginning the season with a 3-3-2 mark. The Predators have posted a record of 26-15-4 (56 pts) to rank sixth in the Western Conference, and have won their last five games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, Jan. 19, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division matchup.

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Tonight's game will be televised nationally on NBC Sports Network. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN Radio and on satellite radio at XM 204.

Rangers vs. Predators Pregame Notes

* New York ranks 11th with a 13-4-2 (28 pts) record at home; Nashville ranks 13th with an 11-8-1 (23 pts) mark on the road.

* The Rangers have posted a 0-1-0 record vs. Central Division opponents; the Predators are 1-0-1 vs. the Atlantic Division.

* Henrik Lundqvist has posted a 3-2-0 record with a 1.79 GAA in five career regular season contests vs. Nashville; Martin Biron is 4-2-1-0 with a 2.24 GAA and one shutout in seven career regular season games vs. the Predators.

* Marian Gaborik leads the Rangers with 12 goals and is tied for the team-high with 23 points in 26 career regular season contests vs. Nashville; Brad Richards leads the team with 18 assists and is tied for the team-high with 23 points in 20 career regular season games vs. the Predators.

* The Rangers list no former Predators on their roster.

* Nashville lists no former Rangers on their roster.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Predators
Overall: 7-5-1-2
At MSG: 2-4-1-1
At Nashville: 5-1-0-1

2010-11 Review -- Rangers vs. Nashville
Nov. 27 Rangers 2, Predators 1 (SO) at Nashville

2011-12 Rangers vs. Nashville
Jan. 17 Rangers vs. Predators at MSG

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Jan. 17 Rangers vs. Nashville, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 19 Rangers vs. Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Jan. 21 Rangers at Boston, 1 p.m.
Jan. 24 Rangers vs. Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Jan. 31 Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.


* Michael Sauer has missed 19 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.

* Steve Eminger has missed 13 games with a shoulder injury, suffered on Dec. 17.

* Jeff Woywitka has missed seven games with a foot injury, suffered on Dec. 30.

* Brandon Dubinsky has missed three games with a shoulder injury, suffered on Jan. 10.

* Ruslan Fedotenko has missed one game with back spasms, suffered on Jan. 14.

* The Rangers have lost 142 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.

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