The Rangers face-off against the Los Angeles Kings tonight at the Staples Center (10:30 p.m. EST), in the second game of a back-to-back set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 21-11-2, and rank second in the Eastern Conference with 44 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having defeated the Ducks, 3-1, yesterday at the Honda Center, and have won three of their last four games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will travel to San Jose to face-off against the Sharks, Saturday, December 20, at HP Pavilion at San Jose (10:30 p.m. EST), to wrap up their three-game, West Coast road trip. The Kings, 13-12-5, currently rank 10th in the Western Conference standings with 31 points, and have lost five of their last eight games.Download complete game notes >>
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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 207. All Time – Rangers vs. Kings
At MSG: 35-18-6-0
At Los Angeles: 27-24-10-02008-09 - Rangers vs. Kings
Dec. 17 Rangers vs. Kings at Los Angeles2007-08 Rangers vs. Kings
Feb. 5 Rangers 2 vs. Kings 4 at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Dec. 17 Rangers at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
Dec. 20 Rangers at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Dec. 23 Rangers vs. Washington, 7 p.m.
Dec. 27 Rangers vs. New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 29 Rangers vs. N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-2-0
Last 10 NYR games: 6-4-0Injuries
* The Rangers have lost nine manpower games due to injury or illness this season.