Rangers Roundup: Georgiev starts, Coronavirus updates, and game notes

Here’s the latest before tonight’s game.

Georgiev starts

Coronavirus update

The Blue Jackets releases a statement about the Coronavirus and teams across all sports are readying to play without fans. This will eventually impact MSG.

Game Notes

  • All-Time*: 41-35-7-6 (24-14-4-3 at home; 17-21-3-3 on the road) *Note: All-Time record includes games against the Quebec Nordiques from 1979-80 – 1994-95
  • Tonight’s game is the second of two meetings between the Rangers and Avalanche, and the only meeting between the two teams at Colorado. The Rangers have posted a 1-0-0 record (1-0-0 at home; 0-0-0 on the road), following their 5-3 win on Jan. 7 at MSG. Artemi Panarin (one goal, two assists) and Jesper Fast (three assists) each recorded three points and a plus-three rating in the game. Igor Shesterkin made 29 saves to earn his first career NHL win while making his NHL debut in the contest.
  • Including tonight’s game, eight of New York’s final 13 regular-season games in 2019-20 are on the road. The Blueshirts have won seven of the last 11 games (7-4-0 record), 11 of the last 16 games (11-5-0 record), 12 of the last 18 games (12-6-0 record), and 14 of the last 21 games (14-7-0 record).

Notes courtesy of the NYR