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Rangers To Open 2011-12 Season In Stockholm, Sweden

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NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — The Rangers are heading back to Europe.

The NHL has announced four games next season in Berlin, Stockholm and Helskini. It marks the fifth straight season the NHL will play regular-season games in Europe.

The Rangers, who opened their 2008-09 season at Prague’s Sazka Arena, will play the Los Angeles Kings Oct. 7 in Stockholm.

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The Anaheim Ducks and Buffalo Sabres will meet in Helsinki. The Sabres and Kings will play the following day in Berlin, with the Rangers taking on the Ducks in Stockholm.

The Sabres-Kings game will be the NHL’s first regular-season game in Germany.

Any European Rangers fans out there? Let yourselves be heard in the comments below!

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