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Pregame Notes: Rangers at Buffalo

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
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Tonight’s Game
The Rangers begin their 2010-11 regular season tonight against the Buffalo Sabres at HSBC Arena (7:00 p.m.), marking the 85th anniversary of the team's inception, dating back to 1926-27. This will be the third consecutive year the Blueshirts have started the season on the road. In six preseason contests, New York posted a record of 4-2-0, including two overtime wins and a shootout victory on Oct. 1 vs. Ottawa. The Sabres opened their regular season campaign with a 2-1 victory on Friday night at Ottawa after posting a record of 4-2-0 in six preseason contests. Following tonight's game, the Rangers will travel to Long Island to face-off against the New York Islanders on Monday, October 11, at Nassau Coliseum (1:00 p.m.), in a matinée match-up between Atlantic Division rivals.

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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight’s game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on AM 970 The Apple and on satellite radio at XM 205.

All Time – Rangers vs. Sabres
Overall: 55-69-25-5
At MSG: 32-26-15-3
At Buffalo: 23-43-10-2

2009-10 Review -- Rangers vs. Buffalo
Dec. 5 Rangers 2, Sabres 1 at Buffalo
Dec. 12 Rangers 2, Sabres 3 at MSG
March 7 Rangers 1, Sabres 2 (OT) at MSG
April 6 Rangers 2, Sabres 5 at Buffalo

2010-11 Rangers vs. Buffalo
Oct. 9 Rangers vs. Sabres at Buffalo
Nov. 11 Rangers vs. Sabres at MSG
March 1 Rangers vs. Sabres at MSG
March 30 Rangers vs. Sabres at Buffalo

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Oct. 9 Rangers at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Oct. 11 Rangers at Islanders, 1 p.m.
Oct. 15 Rangers vs. Toronto, 7 p.m.
Oct. 18 Rangers vs. Colorado, 7 p.m.
Oct. 21 Rangers at Toronto, 7 p.m.


* Chris Drury is on the Injured Reserve list with a broken left index finger, suffered on Sept. 20.

* Vinny Prospal is on the Injured Reserve list with a knee injury.
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