New York Rangers Game Notes

Pregame Notes: Rangers at Buffalo

2011-12 Season Game No. 49 at First Niagara Center

Wednesday, 02.01.2012 / 8:45 AM / News
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Tonight's Game
The Rangers face-off against the Buffalo Sabres tonight at First Niagara Center (7:30 p.m.), in the second game of a back-to-back set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 31-12-5 (67 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the New Jersey Devils, 4-3, in the shootout on Tuesday night at Prudential Center, and are now 14-4-1 in their last 19 games. New York has posted a record of 28-9-3 since Oct. 29, after beginning the season with a 3-3-2 mark. The Sabres enter the contest with a 21-24-5 (47 pts) record to rank 14th in the Eastern Conference, and have won their last two games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, Feb. 5, at Madison Square Garden (1:00 p.m.), to begin a three-game homestand.

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Tune In Tonight!
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 92.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Sabres
Overall: 58-71-25-5
At MSG: 33-27-15-3
At Buffalo: 25-44-10-2

2011-12 Rangers vs. Buffalo
Dec. 10 Rangers 4, Sabres 1 at Buffalo
Feb. 1 Rangers vs. Sabres at Buffalo
Feb. 25 Rangers vs. Sabres at MSG
March 23 Rangers vs. Sabres at MSG

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Feb. 1 Rangers at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 5 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Feb. 7 Rangers vs. New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Feb. 9 Rangers vs. Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
Feb. 11 Rangers at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.


* Michael Sauer has missed 24 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.

* Steve Eminger has missed 18 games with a shoulder injury, suffered on Dec. 17.

* Jeff Woywitka has missed 12 games with a foot injury, suffered on Dec. 30.

* The Rangers have lost 158 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.

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