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Pregame Notes: Rangers at Philadelphia

2011-12 Season Game No. 53 at Wells Fargo Center

Saturday, 02.11.2012 / 12:01 AM / News
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Pregame Notes: Rangers at Philadelphia
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Today's Game
NYR AT PHI
The Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers today at Wells Fargo Center (1:00 p.m.; TV: MSG Network; Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio), to begin a back-to-back weekend set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 34-13-5 (73 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-3, in overtime on Thursday at Madison Square Garden for their fifth win in seven games, and are now 17-5-1 in their last 23 contests. New York has posted a record of 31-10-3 since Oct. 29, after beginning the season with a 3-3-2 mark. The Flyers enter the contest with a 31-16-7 (69 pts) record to rank fourth in the Eastern Conference, and have lost three of their last four games. Following today's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals tomorrow, Feb. 12, at Madison Square Garden (12:30 p.m.), to close out their back-to-back set.

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Tune In Today!
Today's game will be televised on MSG Network with pregame coverage beginning at 12:30 p.m. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN Radio and on satellite radio at XM 215.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Flyers
Overall: 114-107-37-7
At MSG: 60-47-23-4
At Philadelphia: 54-60-14-3

2011-12 Rangers vs. Philadelphia
Nov. 26 Rangers 2, Flyers 0 at MSG
Dec. 23 Rangers 4, Flyers 2 at MSG
Jan. 2 Rangers 3, Flyers 2 at Philadelphia (NHL Winter Classic)
Feb. 5 Rangers 5, Flyers 2 at MSG
Feb. 11 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia
April 3 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Feb. 11 Rangers at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Feb. 12 Rangers vs. Washington, 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 14 Rangers at Boston, 7 p.m.
Feb. 16 Rangers vs. Chicago, 7 p.m.
Feb. 19 Rangers vs. Columbus, 8 p.m.

Injuries

* Michael Sauer has missed 28 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.

* The Rangers have lost 164 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.