Pregame Notes: Rangers at Winnipeg

2011-12 Season Game No. 77 at MTS Centre

Wednesday, 03.28.2012 / 1:39 AM / News
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Pregame Notes: Rangers at Winnipeg
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Tonight's Game
NYR AT WPG
The Rangers face-off against the Winnipeg Jets tonight at MTS Centre (7:00 p.m.), to conclude their final back-to-back set of the season. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 48-21-7 (103 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Minnesota Wild, 3-2, on Tuesday night at Xcel Energy Center, and have won four of the last five games. The Jets enter the contest with a 35-33-8 (78 pts) record to rank 10th in the Eastern Conference, and have lost four of the last five games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Montreal Canadiens on Friday, Mar. 30, at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.), in an Original Six matchup.

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Tune in Tonight
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG+ 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 92.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Jets
Overall: 22-15-1-9
At MSG: 9-9-1-5
At Atlanta/Winnipeg: 13-6-0-4

2011-12 Rangers vs. Winnipeg
Oct. 24 Rangers 2, Jets 1 at Winnipeg
Nov. 6 Rangers 3, Jets 0 at MSG
Jan. 24 Rangers 3, Jets 0 at MSG
March 28 Rangers vs. Jets at Winnipeg

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
March 28 Rangers at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
March 30 Rangers vs. Montreal, 7:30
April 1 Rangers vs. Boston, 7 p.m.
April 3 Rangers at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
April 5 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Injuries

* Michael Sauer has missed 52 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.

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

* Mats Zuccarello has missed two games with an injury suffered on March 23.

* The Rangers have lost 219 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.