The Rangers face-off against the Atlanta Thrashers tonight at Philips Arena (7:00 p.m.). The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 39-27-8, and seventh in the Eastern Conference with 86 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having defeated the Wild, 2-1, on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, and have won eight of their last 11 games. The Blueshirts are one win shy of posting their fourth consecutive 40-win season for the first time since they recorded four straight 40-win seasons from 1970-71 to 1973-74. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will travel to Pittsburgh to face-off against the Penguins on Saturday, March 28 at Mellon Arena (1:00 p.m.). The Thrashers, 30-38-6, currently rank 13th in the Eastern Conference standings with 66 points, and have lost three of their last four games.Download complete game notes >>
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York and on satellite radio at XM 205. All Time – Rangers vs. Thrashers
At MSG: 7-6-1-4
At Atlanta: 10-5-0-22008-09 - Rangers vs. Thrashers
Oct. 30 Rangers 3, Thrashers 2 at MSG
Dec. 10 Rangers 3. Thrashers 2 (OT) at Atlanta
Feb. 3 Rangers 1, Thrashers 2 (SO) at MSG
March 26 Rangers vs. Thrashers at AtlantaUpcoming Regular-Season Schedule
March 26 Rangers at Atlanta, 7 p.m.
March 28 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
March 30 Rangers vs. New Jersey, 7 p.m.
April 2 Rangers at Carolina, 7 p.m.
April 4 Rangers at Boston, 1 p.m.Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 4-1-0
Last 10 NYR games: 7-3-0
* Michal Rozsival has missed one game with a lower body injury suffered on Sunday vs. Ottawa.
* The Rangers have lost 26 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.