The Rangers face-off against the Boston Bruins in a matinee matchup at the TD Banknorth Garden (1:00 p.m.) in the first game of a home-and-home set. The Blueshirts are currently in fifth place in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 22-20-5, and rank ninth in the Eastern Conference with 49 points. New York enters the contest having defeated the Sabres, 2-1, on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden and have now won two of their last three contests. The Rangers are 4-3-0 in the first game of back-to-back sets this season. Following today's contest, the Rangers will return home to complete their home-and-home set against the Bruins at Madison Square Garden, tomorrow, January 20 (12:30 p.m.). The game will be nationally televised on NBC. The Bruins, 22-18-5, are currently in third place in the Northeast Division with 49 points and have lost three of their last four games.Download complete game notes >>
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Tonight's game will be televised on MSG and will offer fans a chance to win tickets to Leetch Night
. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York.All-Time -- Rangers vs. Bruins
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At Boston: 100-160-42-12007-08 -- Rangers vs. Bruins
Oct. 20 Rangers 0 vs. Bruins 1 (SO) at Boston
Jan. 19 Rangers vs. Bruins at Boston
Jan. 20 Rangers vs. Bruins at MSG
March 9 Rangers vs. Bruins at MSGUpcoming Regular Season Schedule
Jan. 19 Rangers at Boston, 1 p.m.
Jan. 20 Rangers vs. Boston, 12:30 p.m.
Jan. 22 Rangers vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m.
Jan. 24 Rangers vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m. (Leetch ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m.)
Jan. 29 Rangers at Carolina, 7 p.m.Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 2-3-0
Last 10 NYR games: 4-5-1Injuries
* The Rangers have lost 89 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.