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Four Rangers games have start times changed

Rangers right wing Mats Zuccarello skates with the puck against Predators defenseman Alexei Emelin at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 21, 2017. / Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

The Rangers announced Tuesday that the start times for four games in the 2018-19 season have been changed, including the Oct. 4 season opener vs. Nashville, which has been moved from a 7 p.m. start to 7:30 p.m., and will be televised by the NBC Sports Network.

The other three games whose start times have been changed are Dec. 16 vs. Vegas, which had been scheduled for 1 p.m. and now is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.; Jan. 29 vs. Philadelphia, which had been scheduled for 7 p.m. and now will be 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 2 vs. Tampa Bay, which originally had been scheduled for 7 p.m. and now will be 8 p.m.

The Feb. 2 game vs. Tampa Bay will be televised by NBC, and the Jan. 29 game vs. Philadelphia will be on NBCSN.