Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Winnipeg
2013 Season Game No. 18 at Madison Square Garden
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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 ESPN New York (FM 98.7)and on satellite radio at XM 212.
Rangers vs. Jets Pregame Notes
* The Rangers weres 4-0-0 overall (2-0-0 at home; 2-0-0 on the road) against Winnipeg in the 2011-12 season. The Rangers outscored the Jets, 12-3, including a 6-0 advantage in the third period. The Rangers' power play was 5-20 (25.0%), while the penalty kill held the Jets scoreless in 12 shorthanded situations in the series. Ryan Callahan (three goals, two assists), Marian Gaborik (two goals, three assists) and Michael Del Zotto (one goal, four assists) tied for the series lead in scoring with five points apiece. Callahan's three goals led all skaters, and Del Zotto tallied a series-leading, four assists. Henrik Lundqvist was 2-0-0 with a 1.00 GAA, .957 Sv% and one shutout, while Martin Biron was 2-0-0 with a 0.50 GAA, .980 Sv% and one shutout.
* The Rangers' 2-1 victory over the Jets on Oct. 24, 2011, was the team's first win in Winnipeg since a 5-4 victory against the previous Winnipeg Jets franchise on Nov. 21, 1992.
* New York is tied for seventh in the NHL with a 6-3-1 (13 pts) record at home; Winnipeg ranks 10th in the NHL with a 5-4-1 (11 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers are 3-0-0 vs. the Southeast Division this season; the Jets are 3-3-0 vs. the Atlantic Division this s
eason. * The Rangers list no former Jets on their roster.
* Winnipeg lists two former Rangers on its roster: Nik Antropov (2008-09); Olli Jokinen (2009-10).
All Time -- Rangers vs. Jets
At MSG: 9-9-1-5
At Atlanta/Winnipeg: 14-6-0-4
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 4, Jets 2 at Winnipeg
2013 Rangers vs. Winnipeg
Feb. 26 Rangers vs. Jets at MSG
March 14 Rangers vs. Jets at Winnipeg
April 1 Rangers vs. Jets at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Feb. 26 Rangers vs. Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Feb. 28 Rangers vs. Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
March 3 Rangers vs. Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.
March 5 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.
March 7 Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
* Darroll Powe has missed three games with a concussion, suffered on Feb. 17.
* Rick Nash has missed three games with an injury.
* Arron Asham has missed two games with an injury.
* Michael Del Zotto has missed one game with an inury, suffered on Feb. 21.
* Michael Sauer has missed 17 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5, 2011.
* The Rangers have lost 37 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.