Wednesday, July 20, 2011

2011 New York Rangers preseason schedule

The New York Rangers announced their 2011 preseason schedule. They are the home team for the September 21st game.

From the team's official news release:

The New York Rangers announced their 2011 preseason schedule today, featuring four games in Europe and a total of seven games.

The Rangers 2011 preseason schedule will open with a pair of games against the New Jersey Devils, beginning on Wednesday, September 21st at Times Union Center in Albany, New York and continuing on Friday, September 23rd at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

New York will then match-up against the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday, September 26th at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia before traveling to four European countries for four exhibition contests in five days. The Rangers will face-off against HC Sparta on Thursday, September 29th in Prague, Czech Republic before heading to Gothenburg, Sweden to face Frölunda on Friday, September 30th. The Blueshirts will close out their 2011 preseason schedule with a back-to-back set vs. HC Slovan on Sunday, October 2nd in Bratislava, Slovakia and vs. EV Zug on Monday, October 3rd in Zug, Switzerland.

New York will open their 2011-2012 regular season schedule with a pair of games in Stockholm, Sweden against the Los Angeles Kings on Friday, October 7th and the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, October 8th.

The 2011 New York Rangers training camp begins with players reporting to the Madison Square Garden Training Center on Friday, September 16th.

The Rangers' 2011 preseason schedule is as follows:
(game start times are in Eastern Time)

September 21 - vs. New Jersey (in Albany, NY), 7:00 PM
September 23 - at New Jersey, 7:00 PM
September 26 - at Philadelphia, 7:00 PM
September 29 - vs. HC Sparta (in Prague), 1:00 PM
September 30 - vs. Frölunda (in Gothenburg, Sweden), 1:00 PM
October 2 - vs. HC Slovan (in Bratislava, Slovakia), 11:00 AM
October 3 - vs. EV Zug (in Zug, Switzerland), 2:00 PM


New York Rangers official news release (July 20):
Rangers announce 2011 preseason schedule

The Journal News' Rangers Report blog (July 20):
Official announcement of Rangers' preseason schedule

The Bergen Record's Ranger Rants blog (July 20):
Full preseason schedule revealed

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