Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Chicago
2011-12 Season Game No. 56 at Madison Square Garden
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Tonight's game will be televised on MSG Network with pregame coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN Radio and on satellite radio at XM 92.
Rangers vs. Blackhawks Pregame Notes
* The Blueshirts have registered at least one point in each of their last seven meetings with the Blackhawks, posting a record of 4-0-1-2 over the span. New York's last regulation loss to Chicago was Dec. 11, 2002 (3-4).
* The Rangers have won their last three contests vs. the Blackhawks at Madison Square Garden, out-scoring Chicago, 9-5, during the stretch. The Blueshirts last home loss to the Blackhawks was on Dec. 11, 2002 (3-4).
* New York ranks sixth with an 18-6-2 (38 pts) record at home; Chicago ranks 23rd with a 10-15-3 (23 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers are 1-1-0 vs. the Central Division; the Blackhawks are 2-2-0 vs. the Atlantic Division.
* The Rangers list no former Blackhawks on their roster.
* Chicago lists no former Rangers on its roster.
All Time -- Rangers vs. Blackhawks
At MSG: 120-113-55-0
At Chicago: 116-128-43-2
2010-11 Review -- Rangers vs.Chicago
Nov. 1 Rangers 3, Blackhawks 2 at MSG
2011-12 Rangers vs. Chicago
Feb. 16 Rangers vs. Blackhawks at MSG
March 9 Rangers vs. Blackhawks at Chicago
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Feb. 16 Rangers vs. Chicago, 7 p.m.
Feb. 19 Rangers vs. Columbus, 8 p.m.
Feb. 21 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Feb. 24 Rangers at Islanders, 7 p.m.
Feb. 25 Rangers vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m.
* Michael Sauer has missed 31 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.
* Ruslan Fedotenko has missed three games due to an injury suffered on Feb. 9.
* The Rangers have lost 170 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.