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Rangers vs. Jets 3/14/13

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Here are some notes for those fans getting ready to watch the New York Rangers (13-10-2) take on the Winnipeg Jets (13-11-12) in NHL action.

New York continues their four-game road trip tonight, as the Blueshirts sit third in the Atlantic Division standings and eighth in the Eastern Conference. The Rangers have registered a point in four of their last six road games.

The Rangers hold a 23-16-1-9 overall record against the Jets, with a 14-6-0-4 record on the road. Tonight is the second of three meetings between the two teams this year, with the Blueshirts holding a 0-1-0 record after a 4-3 loss on Feb. 26 at MSG.

Rangers Recap:

Derek Stephan scored the lone goal in the New York Rangers 3-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday. The goal was Stephan’s first career shorthanded goal at 4:17 of the second period. In the cage for the Rangers Henrik Lundqvist made 19 saves.

Rangers on Fire:

Henrik Lundqvist: Has held opponents to two goals or less in 12 of his last 18 games (10-7-1, 2.04 GAA, .926 Sv% over the span.

Rick Nash: has tallied a point in 10 of his last 11 games (seven goals, nine assists over the span)

Derek Stephan: eight points (four goals, four assists) in the last seven games

Ryan Callahan: eight points (five goals, three assists) in his last 10 games, including five points (three goals, two assists in the last five.

Milestones in Sight:

Ryan Callahan:  three assists shy from 100

Michael Del Zotto:  one point from 100

Rick Nash:  two goals from 300 NHL career

Brad Richards: three points form 800 NHL career

The Rangers and Jets game is set to air on the MSG Plus network,  with face-off scheduled for 8:00 pm

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