Game notes via the Rangers:
- The Rangers will conclude their season-opening nine-game road trip when they face-off against the Detroit Red Wings tonight, Oct. 26, at Joe Louis Arena (7:00 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in an Original Six matchup.
- The Blueshirts currently rank seventh in the Metropolitan Division standings, and 14th in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 2-6-0 (4 pts).
- The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Flyers, 2-1, on Thursday at Philadelphia.
- The Red Wings enter the contest with a 6-4-1 (13 pts) record to rank fourth in the Eastern Conference, and have lost their last three games (0-2-1).
- Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will return to action when they face-off against the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, Oct. 28, at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.), in their 2013-14 regular season home opener.