How to watch New York Rangers vs Detroit Red Wings Saturday matinee

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Feb 17, 2022; New York, New York, USA; New York Rangers left wing Alexis Lafrenière (13) reacts after getting hit by Detroit Red Wings center Robby Fabbri (14) during the third period at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports
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How to watch New York Rangers vs Detroit Red Wings on TV today. It will be a Saturday afternoon affair for the Blueshirts, who could tie the Hurricanes for first-place in the Metro with a win today.

NYR: 48-21-6 (102 POINTS)
DET: 29-35-10 (68 POINTS)


Rangers last game: 4-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers

How to watch Rangers vs Red Wings (plus listening and streaming info)

Additional Listening Info: SiriusXM subscribers can listen to the game on Channel 219.

Fans can stream tonight’s game using the MSG Go app.

For Comcast XFinity subscribers who lost MSG. Here’s what you need to know:

Via MSG Networks:

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  • Verizon Fios 800 VERIZON (937-4966)
  • DirecTV – 844-778-7024
  • DirecTV Stream
  • FUBO TV – 844-441-3826

Out of market viewers can watch/stream the game on ESPN+.

You can purchase ESPN+ on its own or as a bundle with Disney+ and Hulu. You can only watch them on a streaming device such as a SmartTV. The service is also available through AppleTV, ROKU, FireTV, and more.


You can get an ESPN+ subscription for $6.99 per month, or save over 15% with an ESPN+ Annual Plan at $69.99 per year. You can also bundle ESPN+ with Disney+ and Hulu for $13.99 per month.

The Rangers game against the Boston Bruins on April 23 will be available on ABC and ESPN+.

Note: MSG Networks will have pregame and postgame coverage for the two remaining regular season national exclusive telecasts to keep fans close to the action down the stretch run – April 13th at Philadelphia on MSG and April 23rd at Boston on MSG2.

New York Rangers vs Detroit Red Wings

All-Time: 224-263-103-8 (143-96-58-2 at home; 81-167-45-6 on the road)

The Rangers have earned a point in five straight against the Red Wings (4-0-1).

Rangers career stats vs Red Wings:

Artemi Panarin – 15 GP, 10G-14A-24 PTS – Panarin has a point in five of his last six games and seven of his last nine games against Detroit. Panarin has recorded at least one point in 13 of 15 career games against the Red Wings, including five two-point games and three three-point games.

Frank Vatrano – 25 GP, 5G-11A-16 PTS – Vatrano’s 16 points against Detroit are his most against one team in the NHL. He has points in four of his last six games playing the Red Wings (1G-4A). Vatrano has a point in 10 of his last 16 contests (2G-10A) against them.

Chris Kreider – 22 GP, 7G-8A-15 PTS – Kreider has points in four of his last five games against Detroit (3G-2A). In his 22 career games against the Red Wings, Kreider has registered three multi-point games.

Igor Shesterkin – 2 GP, 1-0-1 with a 1.93 GAA and a .931 SV%.

Per New York Rangers Game Notes

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Rangers key notes:

Kreider’s Goal Chase: Chris Kreider has hit 50 goals on the season tying Vic Hadfield for third all-time in team history (#2 – Adam Graves 52, #1 – Jaromir Jagr 54).

Comeback Kids: The Blueshirts are 1st in comeback wins at 26.

What a season: The Rangers rank tied for third in wins (48), tied for fourth in points (102) and regulation wins (40).

Rangers Milestones within reach

Mika Zibanejad is 1 overtime goal away from tying Cecil Dillon, Butch Keeling and Brian Leetch (7 each) for the most overtime goals by a player in Rangers history.

Frank Vatrano is 1 goal away from 100 in his career.

Justin Braun is 3 points from 200 in his career.

Andrew Copp is 3 points from 200 in his career.

Filip Chytil is 2 games from 200 in his career.

Adam Fox is 3 games from 200 in his career.

Rangers Special Teams

  • NYR PP is running at 25.50% (NHL Rank 5)
  • NYR PK is working at 81.99% (NHL Rank 9)

*Some Stats and Info courtesy New York Rangers. Other team stats available on Forever Blueshirts.

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