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Pregame Notes: Rangers at Atlanta

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
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Tonight’s Game
The Rangers face-off against the Atlanta Thrashers tonight at Philips Arena (7:30 p.m.), in their fourth and final matchup of the regular season. The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Atlantic Division standings, and ninth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 29-29-9 (67 pts.). The Rangers enter tonight's contest having been defeated by the New Jersey Devils, 6-3, on Wednesday at the Prudential Center, and have now registered a point in six of their last nine contests, posting a record of 4-3-2 (10 pts.) over the span. The Thrashers enter the contest with a 28-28-10 (66 pts.) record to rank 10th in the Eastern Conference. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers return home to begin a three-game homestand on Sunday, Mar. 14, when they will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden (3:00 p.m.), in a matchup between Atlantic Division opponents.

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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG2. Click here for complete MSG2 channel listings. You can also catch the radio broadcast on AM 970 The Apple and on satellite radio at XM 207.

All Time – Rangers vs. Thrashers
Overall: 17-12-1-9
At MSG: 7-7-1-5
At Atlanta: 10-5-0-4

2009-10 - Rangers vs. Atlanta
Nov. 12 Rangers 3, Thrashers 5 at MSG
Dec. 14 Rangers 2, Thrashers 3 (SO) at MSG
Jan. 7 Rangers 1, Thrashers 2 (SO) at Atlanta
March 12 Rangers vs. Thrashers at Atlanta

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Mar. 12 Rangers at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 14 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 3 p.m.
Mar. 16 Rangers vs. Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 18 Rangers vs. St. Louis, 7 p.m.
Mar. 21 Rangers at Boston, 12:30 p.m.


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* The Rangers have lost 57 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.
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