According to an official team release, the New York Rangers have announced their preseason schedule for the upcoming 2013-2014 NHL season. The Rangers will play a total of six games over an 11 day span, where they will meet up with both Eastern and Western Conference teams.
They will also be facing off with the Los Angeles Kings in Frozen Fury XV, which is set to take place in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to playing the Kings, the Rangers are also slated to match up with the New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Vancouver Canucks.
Here is a breakdown of the entire preseason schedule:
|Monday, Sept. 16th||New Jersey Devils||Newark, New Jersey||7:00 PM|
|Tuesday, Sept. 17th||Philadelphia Flyers||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||7:00 PM|
|Monday, Sept. 23rd||Calgary Flames||Calgary, Alberta||TBD|
|Tuesday, Sept. 24th||Edmonton Oilers||Edmonton, Alberta||9:30 PM|
|Thursday, Sept. 26th||Vancouver Canucks||Vancouver, British Columbia||10:00 PM|
|Friday, Sept. 27th||Los Angeles Kings||Las Vegas, Nevada||10:00 PM|
The Rangers will be on the road for the entire preseason and the first month of the regular season, as Madison Square Garden undergoes its final phase of a three year transformation. Training camp is expected to begin on September 11th, and the Traverse City Tournament is scheduled for September 5th-9th.
The entire regular season schedule should also be released relatively shortly, as the NHL is preparing to announce their 2014 Olympic deal in the coming days.
Below is the official press release.
RANGERS ANNOUNCE 2013 PRESEASON SCHEDULE
Blueshirts to play six road games in 11 days
NEW YORK, July 16, 2013 – The New York Rangers have announced their 2013 preseason schedule today, which includes a total of six games, one of which will be held on neutral ice.
The Rangers 2013 preseason schedule opens on Monday, September 16, against the Devils at Prudential Center. The Rangers will then face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday, September 17. Following their game against the Flyers, the Blueshirts will then head west for three games in Canada. They will travel to Calgary on Monday, September 23 to play the Flames at Saddledome, before facing the Edmonton Oilers the next day at Rexall Place. They will then travel to Vancouver to play the Canucks on September 26 at Rogers Arena. Following their Canadian campaign, the Blueshirts will take on the Los Angeles Kings on Friday, September 27 on neutral ice in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The 2013 New York Rangers training camp begins with players reporting to Madison Square Garden Training Center on Wednesday, September 11.