Pregame Notes: Rangers at Ottawa

2011-12 Season Game No. 66 at Scotiabank Place

Thursday, 03.08.2012 / 12:01 AM / News
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Pregame Notes: Rangers at Ottawa
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Tonight's Game
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The Rangers will face-off against the Ottawa Senators tonight at Scotiabank Place (7:30 p.m.), to begin a back-to-back road set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank first in the league overall, with a record of 42-16-7 (91 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the New Jersey Devils, 4-1, on Tuesday at Prudential Center, and are now 13-4-3 in their last 20 games. The Senators enter the contest with a 35-25-8 (78 pts) record to rank seventh in the Eastern Conference, and have lost two of their last three games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, Mar. 9, at United Center (8:30 p.m.), in their third game in four days.

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Tune in Tonight
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 Bloomberg Radio (AM 1130) and on satellite radio at XM 216.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Senators
Overall: 33-34-3-3
At MSG: 14-21-0-2
At Ottawa: 19-13-3-1

2011-12 Rangers vs. Ottawa
Oct. 29 Rangers 4, Senators 5 (SO) at MSG
Nov. 9 Rangers 3, Senators 2 at Ottawa
Jan. 12 Rangers 0, Senators 3 at MSG
March 8 Rangers vs. Senators at Ottawa

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 41 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.

* The Rangers have lost 187 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.