NY RANGERS vs. DALLAS STARS
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Rangers: 17-6-4 (38 pts)
Stars: 16-11-1 (33 pts)
* All information through NHL games on Dec. 11
The Rangers will face-off against the Dallas Stars tomorrow at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in their fourth game in six days. The Blueshirts currently rank second in the Atlantic Division standings, and fourth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 17-6-4 (38 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Florida Panthers, 6-1, on Sunday at Madison Square Garden, to sweep their weekend back-to-back set. New York has now recorded at least one point in 16 of their last 19 contests (14-3-2). The Stars enter the contest with a 16-11-1 (33 pts) record to rank third in the Western Conference, and have lost two of their last three games. Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will face-off against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, Dec. 15, at Scottrade Center (8:00 p.m.), to begin a three-game road trip.
· TV: MSG Network
6:30 p.m. – Rangers Pre-Game Show with Al Trautwig and Brian Leetch
7:00 p.m. – Rangers vs. Stars
Broadcasters: Sam Rosen (Play-By-Play), Joe Micheletti (Analyst), John Giannone (In-Game Reporter)
· Radio: 1050 ESPN Radio and newyorkrangers.com
6:30 p.m. – Rangers Pre-Game Show
7:00 p.m. – Rangers vs. Stars
Broadcasters: Kenny Albert (Play-By-Play), Dave Maloney (Analyst) Continue reading
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BY: Bruce Berlet
The New York Rangers could be seeing even more of the arch-rival Islanders if a realignment plan approved by the NHL Board of Governors on Monday night is implemented.
At the BOG meetings in Pebble Beach, Calif., the board approved a plan that eliminates the current two-conference, six-division setup in favor of a configuration that features four conferences based primarily on geography. Two conferences will have eight teams, the other two will have seven teams.
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According to all of the NY Rangers beat writers, the word out of Dallas is that Michael Rozsival is out for tonight’s game and that Ryan McDonagh will make his NHL debut afterall.
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