Rangers Announce 2018 Pre-Season Schedule

New York, June 19, 2018 – The New York Rangers announced their 2018 pre-season schedule today. During the pre-season, the Blueshirts will play three games at Madison Square Garden and six contests in 11 days. The start time for all three games at MSG is 7:00 p.m.

The Rangers will play against three Metropolitan Division opponents during the pre-season: New Jersey, the NY Islanders, and Philadelphia. The Blueshirts begin the pre-season on Monday, September 17 against the Devils at Prudential Center and will play their first home game of the pre-season on Wednesday, September 19 vs. Philadelphia.

Following their first two games, the Rangers will face the Islanders on Saturday, September 22 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, which is the home arena of the Islanders’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

The Blueshirts play three games in a span of four days to conclude their pre-season schedule. The Rangers face the Devils on Monday, September 24 at MSG and the Islanders on Wednesday, September 26 at MSG, before concluding the pre-season on Thursday, September 27 against the Flyers in Philadelphia.

Single-game tickets will go on sale in July.



Day Date Opponent Site Time
Monday September 17 at New Jersey Prudential Center 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 19 vs. Philadelphia Madison Square Garden 7:00 p.m.
Saturday September 22 at NY Islanders Webster Bank Arena* 7:00 p.m.
Monday September 24 vs. New Jersey Madison Square Garden 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 26 vs. NY Islanders Madison Square Garden 7:00 p.m.
Thursday September 27 at Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center 7:00 p.m.


*in Bridgeport, CT

***All Times Are Eastern Standard Time


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