The Rangers face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins today at Mellon Arena (1:00 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 39-27-9, and seventh in the Eastern Conference with 87 points. The Rangers enter today's contest having been defeated by the Thrashers, 5-4, in the shootout on Thursday at Philips Arena, and have won eight of their last 12 games (8-3-1). 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 today's contest, the Rangers will return home to face-off against the New Jersey Devils on Monday, March 30 at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.). The Penguins, 40-27-8, currently rank sixth in the Eastern Conference standings with 88 points, and have won four of their last five 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 205. All Time – Rangers vs. Penguins
At MSG: 63-43-9-1
At Pittsburgh: 47-47-14-52008-09 - Rangers vs. Penguins
Oct. 25 Rangers 3, Penguins 2 (SO) at MSG
Dec. 3 Rangers 3, Penguins 2 (SO) at MSG
Jan. 5 Rangers 4, Penguins 0 at MSG
Jan. 18 Rangers 0, Penguins 3 at Pittsburgh
Jan. 28 Rangers 2, Penguins 6 at Pittsburgh
March 28 Rangers vs. Penguins at PittsburghUpcoming Regular-Season Schedule
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.
April 7 Rangers vs. Montreal, 7 p.m.Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-1-1
Last 10 NYR games: 6-3-1Injuries
* Michal Rozsival has missed two games with a lower-body injury suffered on March 22.
* The Rangers have lost 27 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.