From the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
November 7, 2009 – New York Rangers 1, Calgary Flames 3 (Game #18, Road #10)
- The Blueshirts were defeated by the Calgary Flames, 3-1, tonight at Pengrowth Saddledome to conclude their three-game road trip through Western Canada.
- The Rangers are now 10-7-1 overall, including a 4-5-1 mark on the road.
- New York out-shot Calgary, 33-22, including a 13-5 advantage in the third period.
- Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi tallied the team’s only goal of the contest at 17:16 of the first period; he finished the contest with a Rangers season-high, seven blocked shots in 20:56 of icetime.
- Vinny Prospal recorded an assist and led all skaters with 25:59 of icetime; he is currently tied for third in the NHL in assists (16) and eighth in points (20).
- Marian Gaborik registered one assist in 24:49 of icetime; he has posted a point in 14 of his 16 appearances this season.
- Michael Del Zotto and Ales Kotalik tied for the game-high with four shots.
- Steve Valiquette made 19 saves in net for the Rangers.
- The Blueshirts next practice is scheduled for Monday, November 9 (11:00 a.m.) at the MSG Training Center.
- The Rangers return to action on Thursday, November 12, when they will face-off against the Atlanta Thrashers at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.).