Game Notes from the Rangers:
- The Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center (7:00 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank ninth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 4-4-0 (8 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-2, on Saturday at Tampa Bay Times Forum for their first road win of the season. New York has now won four of their last six contests. The Devils enter the contest with a 4-1-3 (11 pts) record to rank fifth in the Eastern Conference, and have lost four of their last five games (1-1-3). Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will return home to face-off against the New York Islanders on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division matchup.
- All-Time: 101-84-27-6 overall (56-30-20-2 at home; 45-54-7-4 on the road)
- 2013: Tonight is the first of four meetings this season, and the first of two meetings at Prudential Center.