Pregame Notes: Rangers at New Jersey

2011-12 Season Game No. 65 at Prudential Center

Tuesday, 03.06.2012 / 12:01 AM / News
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Pregame Notes: Rangers at New Jersey
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Tonight's Game
NYR AT NJD
The Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils tonight at Prudential Center (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG 2; Radio: Bloomberg Radio), in an Atlantic Division match-up. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank first in the league overall, with a record of 42-15-7 (91 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Boston Bruins, 4-3, on Sunday at Madison Square Garden for their fourth win in five games, and are now 13-3-3 in their last 19 games. The Devils enter the contest with a 36-24-5 (77 pts) record to rank sixth in the Eastern Conference, and have lost five of their last six games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, Mar. 8, at Scotiabank Place (7:30 p.m.), to begin a back-to-back road set.

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Tune in Tonight
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG 2 with pregame coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m. Click here for complete MSG2 channel listings. You can also catch the radio broadcast on Bloomberg Radio (AM 1130) and on satellite radio at XM 212.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Devils
Overall: 100-83-27-6
At MSG: 55-30-20-2
On Road: 45-53-7-4

2011-12 Rangers vs. New Jersey
Dec. 20 Rangers 4, Devils 1 at New Jersey
Jan. 31 Rangers 3, Devils 4 (SO) at New Jersey
Feb. 7 Rangers 0, Devils 1 at MSG
Feb. 27 Rangers 2, Devils 0 at MSG
March 6 Rangers vs. Devils at New Jersey
March 19 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
March 6 Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
March 8 Rangers at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.
March 9 Rangers at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
March 11 Rangers vs. Islanders, 7 p.m.
March 13 Rangers vs. Carolina, 7:30 p.m.

Injuries

* Michael Sauer has missed 40 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.

* Ryan Callahan has missed three games due to a bruised foot, suffered on Feb. 27.

* The Rangers have lost 186 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.