How to watch Rangers vs Sabres plus matchup notes

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Dec 10, 2021; Buffalo, New York, USA; New York Rangers left wing Alexis Lafreniere (13) takes a shot on goal during the first period against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
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How to watch Rangers vs Sabres as they want to follow up a dominant performance with another solid outing.

NYR: 41-19-5 (87 POINTS)
BUF: 23-33-9 (55 POINTS)


Rangers last game: 5-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins

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

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

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SiriusXM subscribers can listen to the game on Channel 219.

New York Rangers vs Buffalo Sabres

All-Time: 85-79-25-6 (48-31-15-3 at home; 37-48-10-3 on the road)

The Rangers have been hot against the Sabres winning four straight and are 8-0-1 in their last nine games.

Rangers career stats vs Sabres:

Artemi Panarin – 21 GP, 8G-19A-27 PTS –Panarin has points in 16 of 21 matchups against Buffalo, including points in seven of his last eight games against Buffalo (3G-11A).

Mika Zibanejad – 34 GP, 9G-17A-26 PTS – Zibanejad has five goals in his last four games against Buffalo and at least one point in seven of his last eight games against them.

Adam Fox – 12GP, 1G-16A-17 PTS – Fox enters the contest with a eight-game assist/point streak against the Sabres (1G-15A); he has posted a multi-assist/point game in six of the eight contests.

Chris Kreider – 28 GP, 11G-6A-17 PTS – Kreider has points in four of his last seven games against Buffalo (3G-2A) and seven of his last 11 games against them (6G-2A).

Igor Shesterkin – 7 GP, 6-0-1, with a .932 SV% and a 1.84 GAA.

Alexandar Georgiev – 6 GP, 3-2-0, .924 SV%, and a 2.51 GAA

Per New York Rangers Game Notes

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Rangers key notes:

Home Sweet Home: New York has at least a point in nine of their last 11 games (8-2-1) at MSG. Their .750-home point percentage ranks 4th in the NHL.

Saving Grace: The Rangers lead the entire NHL in Save Percentage. Shesterkin and Georgiev have combined for a .920 SV%.

Full 60: The Rangers and Avalanche are the only teams in the NHL with 4 players with 60 points or better. (Panarin, Fox, Kreider, Zibanejad)

Comeback Kids: The Blueshirts are tied for 1st in comeback wins at 21.

Laff it up: Alexis Lafrenière is riding a career high 5-game point streak (1G – 4A)

Rangers Deadline Dealings:

  • Andrew Copp and a 2023 sixth-round pick for Morgan Barron, (2) conditional second-round picks in 2022, and a 2023 fifth-round pick
  • Tyler Motte for a 2023 fourth-round pick
  • Justin Braun for a 2023 third-round pick
  • Nick Merkley for Anthony Bitetto
  • Frankie Vatrano for a 2022 fourth-round pick


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.

Ryan Strome is 2 points from 350 in his career.

Justin Braun is 5 points from 200 in his career.

Rangers Special Teams

  • NYR PP is running at 26.55% (NHL Rank 2)
  • NYR PK is working at 81.82% (NHL Rank 8)

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

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