Pregame Notes: Rangers at Philadelphia

2011-12 Season Game No. 80 at Wells Fargo Center

Tuesday, 04.03.2012 / 12:01 AM / News
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Pregame Notes: Rangers at Philadelphia
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Tonight's Game
NYR AT PHI
The Rangers face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Wells Fargo Center (7:00 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank first in the league overall, with a record of 50-22-7 (107 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Boston Bruins, 2-1, on Sunday at Madison Square Garden to end their four-game winning streak, and are now 6-2-0 in the last eight games. The Flyers enter the contest with a 46-24-9 (101 pts) record to rank fifth in the Eastern Conference, and have won four of the last six games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, Apr. 5, at CONSOL Energy Center (7:00 p.m.), in their final road game of the regular season.

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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. Flyers
Overall: 115-107-37-7
At MSG: 60-47-23-4
At Philadelphia: 55-60-14-3

2011-12 Rangers vs. Philadelphia
Nov. 26 Rangers 2, Flyers 0 at MSG
Dec. 23 Rangers 4, Flyers 2 at MSG
Jan. 2 Rangers 3, Flyers 2 at Philadelphia (NHL Winter Classic)
Feb. 5 Rangers 5, Flyers 2 at MSG
Feb. 11 Rangers 5, Flyers 2 at Philadelphia
April 3 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
April 3 Rangers at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
April 5 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
April 7 Rangers vs. Washington, 6:30 p.m.

Injuries

* Michael Sauer has missed 55 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.

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

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

* The Rangers have lost 228 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.