How to watch Rangers vs Blues: Buchnevich returns and matchup notes

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Mar 3, 2020; New York, New York, USA; St. Louis Blues goalie Jordan Binnington (50) makes a save against the New York Rangers during the third period at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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How to watch the New York Rangers versus the St. Louis Blues as they face off for the first time this season. Plus, it’s the return of Pavel Buchnevich to Madison Square Garden since his trade this summer.

NYR: 33-15-5 (71 POINTS)
STL 32-14-6 (70 POINTS)


Rangers last game: 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks

How to watch, listen, stream: Rangers vs Blues

Both regional and out-of-market fans can watch tonight’s game on TNT. Please check your local channel listings.

Fans can also stream tonight’s game using streaming services like FuboTV, Sling, DirecTV, and others.

Here’s a look at the remaining games not on MSG:

  • Mar 2 vs Blues (7:30 PM ET, TNT)
  • Mar 19 vs @Lightning (8:00 PM ET, ABC)
  • Mar 30 vs @Red Wings (7:30 PM ET, TNT)
  • Apr 7 vs Penguins (7:00 PM ET, ESPN+)
  • Apr 23 vs @Bruins (3:00 PM ET, ABC)

Out of Market Viewers 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 purchase ESPN+ on its own or as a bundle with Disney+ and Hulu. You can only watch ESPN+ on a streaming device such as a SmartTV or SmartPhone. 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.

SiriusXM subscribers can listen to the game on Channel 219.

New York Rangers vs St. Louis Blues

All-Time: 81-46-16-2 (48-15-6-1 at home; 33-31-10-1 on the road)

The Rangers and Blues did not play last season due to the revised 56 game schedule. This will be Pavel Buchnevich’s first game back after spending 5 seasons with the Rangers.

Rangers to watch:

Artemi Panarin – 16 GP, 4G-12A-16P – Panarin has tallied an assist/point in three of his past four games against St. Louis (six assists), and he has posted a multi-assist/point game in two of the four contests. He has recorded an assist/point in seven of his last 10 games against the Blues (two goals, 11 assists).

Mika Zibanejad – 13 GP, 6G-7A-13P – Zibanejad has tallied a point in seven of the last nine games (five goals, four assists) and in 10 of 13 career games against the Blues. He has also tallied four goals in the last six games and five goals in the last eight games against the Blues.

Per New York Rangers Game Notes

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Rangers key notes:

Comforts of Home: The Rangers have picked up a point in 11 of their last 13 games at MSG (9-2-2).

Comeback Kids: The Blueshirts are tied with the Panthers, Avalanche, and Blue Jackets for most comeback wins at 17.

Key Rangers:

Igor Shesterkin ranks first in SV% (.941) and tied for first in GAA (1.95).

Chris Kreider’s 34 goals are 2nd in the NHL, his 17 PPG ranks first.

Adam Fox’s 50 points is tied for 4th in scoring among defensemen.

Artemi Panarin’s 56 points is tied for 11th in the NHL for scoring.

Mika Zibanejad’s 54 points ranks 7th among all NHL centers.


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. 1 SHG to tie for top 10 in shorthanded goals.

Rangers Special Teams

  • NYR PP is running at 25.33% (5th)
  • NYR PK is working at 82.67% (7th)

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

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