Pregame Notes: Rangers at Toronto

2011-12 Season Game No. 75 at Air Canada Centre

Saturday, 03.24.2012 / 1:19 AM / News
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Pregame Notes: Rangers at Toronto
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Tonight's Game
NYR AT TOR
The Rangers will face-off against the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at Air Canada Centre (7:00 p.m.), in an Original Six matchup. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 46-21-7 (99 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Buffalo Sabres, 4-1, on Friday night at Madison Square Garden, to complete their seven-game homestand with a 4-3-0 mark. The Maple Leafs enter the contest with a 33-34-8 (74 pts) record to rank 12th in the Eastern Conference, and have lost seven of their last 10 games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, Mar. 27, at Xcel Energy Center (8:00 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 92.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Maple Leafs
Overall: 219-272-95-6
At MSG: 127-111-56-3
At Toronto: 92-161-39-3

2011-12 Rangers vs. Toronto
Oct. 27 Rangers 2, Maple Leafs 4 at MSG
Dec. 5 Rangers 2, Maple Leafs 4 at MSG
Jan. 14 Rangers 3, Maple Leafs 0 at Toronto
March 24 Rangers vs. Maple Leafs at Toronto

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
March 24 Rangers at Toronto, 7 p.m.
March 27 Rangers at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
March 28 Rangers at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
March 30 Rangers vs. Montreal, 7:30
April 1 Rangers vs. Boston, 7 p.m.

Injuries

* Michael Sauer has missed 50 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.

* Steve Eminger has missed four games with an injury suffered on March 15.

* The Rangers have lost 213 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.