Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Columbus
2011-12 Season Game No. 57 at Madison Square Garden
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Tonight's game will be televised on MSG Network with pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN Radio and on satellite radio at XM 213.
Rangers vs. Blue Jackets Pregame Notes
* The last time the Rangers defeated the Blue Jackets at Madison Square Garden was Nov. 23, 2009 (7-4).
* New York ranks sixth with an 18-7-2 (38 pts) record at home; Columbus ranks 29th with a 7-19-3 (17 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers are 1-2-0 vs. the Central Division; the Blue Jackets are 0-1-1 vs. the Atlantic Division.
* The Rangers list two former Blue Jackets on their roster: Mike Rupp (2005-06); Anton Stralman (2009-10 to 2010-11)
* Columbus lists two former Rangers on its roster: Vinny Prospal (2009-10 to 2010-11); Fedor Tyutin (2003-04 to 2007-08)
All Time – Rangers vs. Blue Jackets
At MSG: 2-1-1-0
At Columbus: 2-5-0-0
2010-11 Review -- Rangers vs. Columbus
Dec. 11 Rangers 1, Blue Jackets 3 at Columbus
2011-12 Rangers vs. Columbus
Feb. 19 Rangers vs. Blue Jackets at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
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.
Feb. 27 Rangers vs. New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.
* Michael Sauer has missed 32 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.
* Ruslan Fedotenko has missed four games due to an injury suffered on Feb. 9.
* The Rangers have lost 172 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.