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The Rangers will face-off against the Winnipeg Jets tonight at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in their final game before the NHL All-Star break. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 30-12-4 (64 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Boston Bruins, 3-2, in overtime on Saturday at TD Garden for their 30th win of the season, and are now 13-4-0 in their last 17 games. New York has posted a record of 27-9-2 since Oct. 29, after beginning the season with a 3-3-2 mark. The Jets enter the game with a 22-21-6 (50 pts) record to rank 10th in the Eastern Conference, and have lost eight of their last 11 games (3-7-1). Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Prudential Center (7:00 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division match-up. Download complete game notes >>
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Tonight's game will be televised on MSG 2 with pregame coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m. 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 92.Rangers vs. Jets Pregame Notes
* New York ranks ninth with a 14-5-2 (30 pts) record at home; Winnipeg ranks 25th with a 7-13-4 (18 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers are 9-2-1 vs. the Southeast Division; the Jets are 5-5-2 vs. the Atlantic Division.
* The Rangers list one former member of the Jets franchis on their roster: Erik Christensen (2007-08 to 2008-09).
* Winnipeg lists one former Ranger on its roster: Nik Antropov (2008-09). All Time -- Rangers vs. Jets
At MSG: 8-9-1-5
At Atlanta/Winnipeg: 13-6-0-42011-12 Rangers vs. Winnipeg
Oct. 24 Rangers 2, Jets 1 at Winnipeg
Nov. 6 Rangers 3, Jets 0 at MSG
Jan. 24 Rangers vs. Jets at MSG
March 28 Rangers vs. Jets at WinnipegUpcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Jan. 24 Rangers vs. Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Jan. 31 Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Feb. 1 Rangers at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 5 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Feb. 7 Rangers vs. New Jersey, 7 p.m.Injuries
* Michael Sauer
has missed 22 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.
* Steve Eminger
has missed 16 games with a shoulder injury, suffered on Dec. 17.
* Jeff Woywitka
has missed 10 games with a foot injury, suffered on Dec. 30.
* The Rangers have lost 151 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.