The New York Rangers announced their 2018-19 regular season schedule today. The Blueshirts will begin their 92nd NHL season on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 against the Nashville Predators at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers are beginning the regular season at home for the third consecutive season and for the 27th time in franchise history. The last time the Rangers began three or more consecutive seasons with a home game was a seven-season stretch from 1981-82 - 1987-88.
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The Rangers will play a total of 28 games against Metropolitan Division opponents this season, as they face each of the other seven teams in the Metropolitan Division (Carolina, Columbus, New Jersey, NY Islanders, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington) four times apiece. New York will play 24 games against teams in the Atlantic Division, facing each of its eight Atlantic Division opponents three times apiece. The Rangers will play two home games against four Atlantic Division opponents (Florida, Montreal, Ottawa, and Tampa Bay) and two road games against four Atlantic Division opponents (Boston, Buffalo, Detroit, and Toronto). The Blueshirts will play 30 games against Western Conference opponents, facing each of the 15 teams in the Western Conference twice in 2018-19.