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The Rangers face-off against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at the United Center (8:30 p.m.), in an Original Six matchup. The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Atlantic Division standings, and 11th in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 14-14-1 (29 pts.). New York enter tonight's contest having been defeated by Detroit, 3-1, Sunday at Madison Square Garden to drop their record to 34-17-9 (77 pts.) against Original Six teams since 2005-06. Chicago enter the contest with an 18-7-3 (39 pts.) record, and rank third in the Western Conference. Following tonight's game, the Rangers will face-off against the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, Dec. 12, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in their second meeting in eight days.Download complete game notes >>
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Tune In Tonight!
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 237.All Time – Rangers vs. Blackhawks
At MSG: 119-113-55-0
At Chicago: 116-128-43-12008-09 Series Recap
New York went 2-0-0 against Chicago in 2008-09, including a 1-0-0 mark at United Center. The Rangers' power play recorded a 25.0 percent (2-for-8) success rate in the season series, and a 92.9 percent (6-for-7) success rate on the penalty kill.2009-10 - Rangers vs. Chicago
Dec. 9 Rangers vs. Blackhawks at ChicagoUpcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Dec. 9 Rangers at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Dec. 12 Rangers vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Dec. 14 Rangers vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m.
Dec. 16 Rangers vs. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Dec. 17 Rangers at Islanders, 7 p.m.Injuries
* Donald Brasehear has missed two games with an injury, suffered on Nov. 30.
* Wade Redden
has missed five games with an injury, suffered on Nov. 25.
* Brandon Dubinsky
has missed 11 games with an injury, suffered on Nov. 7.
* The Rangers have lost 41 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.