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The Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers today at Madison Square Garden (12:30 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division matinee match-up. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and seventh in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 31-25-4 (66 pts). The Rangers enter today's contest having been defeated by the New Jersey Devils, 1-0, on Friday at Prudential Center. New York has won each of their last two home games. The Flyers enter the contest with a 38-15-5 (81 pts) record to rank first in the Eastern Conference, and are 2-1-0 on their current four-game road trip. Following today's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at RBC Center (7:00 p.m.), in their fourth game in six days.Download complete game notes >>
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Today's game will be televised nationally on NBC and NBCSports.com. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN Radio and on satellite radio at XM 204.Rangers vs. Philadelphia Pre-Game Notes
* The Rangers rank 21st with a 14-12-3 (31 pts) record at home; the Flyers rank first with a 19-7-3 (41 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers are 9-7-1 vs. the Atlantic Division; the Flyers are 12-2-1 against the Atlantic Division.
* Henrik Lundqvist
is 14-9-3 with a 2.89 goals against average and two shutouts in 28 career regular season appearances vs. the Flyers; Martin Biron
is 9-7-2-0 with a 2.18 goals against average in 18 career regular season games vs. the Flyers.
* Vinny Prospal has registered a team-high, 15 goals and 29 points in 42 career regular season games vs. the Flyers; Dan Girardi
has tallied 15 assists in 27 career regular season games vs. Philadelphia.
* New York lists three former Flyers on its roster: Martin Biron
(2006-07 to 2008-09); Steve Eminger
(2008-09); Vinny Prospal (1996-97 to 1997-98, 2007-08).
* Philadelphia lists four former Rangers on their roster: Blair Betts (2005-06 to 2008-09); Ian Laperriere (1995-96); Jody Shelley (2009-10); Nikolay Zherdev (2008-09).All Time -- Rangers vs. Flyers
At MSG: 56-46-23-4
At Philadelphia: 52-60-14-32010-11 Rangers vs. Philadelphia
Nov. 4 Rangers 1, Flyers 4 at Philadelphia
Dec. 18 Rangers 1, Flyers 4 at Philadelphia
Jan. 16 Rangers 2, Flyers 3 at MSG
Feb. 20 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG
March 6 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG
April 3 Rangers vs. Flyers at PhiladelphiaUpcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Feb. 20 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 22 Rangers at Carolina, 7 p.m.
Feb. 25 Rangers at Washington, 7 p.m.
Feb. 27 Rangers vs. Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
March 1 Rangers vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m.Injuries
* Derek Boogaard has missed 30 games with a shoulder injury.
* Alex Frolov has missed 17 games with a knee injury.
* Ruslan Fedotenko
has missed 12 games with a shoulder separation and appendectomy.
* Chris Drury has missed six games with a knee injury.
* The Rangers have lost 226 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.