- The Rangers have scored power play goals in eight of their
last nine games and in eight straight home games. New York is 10-for-37 over its last nine
games on the man advantage.
- The Rangers have killed off 14 consecutive power plays by
- Artem Anisimov has goals in four of his last five games.
- Brad Richards has 12 points (five goals, seven assists) in
his last nine games.
- Marian Gaborik has 15 goals and 10 assists and is on pace for 46
goals and 30 assists this season.
- Brandon Dubinsky has just one goal in 27 games.
- Michael Del Zotto has pulled away from the pack and is a
team-leading plus-15. Mike Sauer is next
at plus-9. Del Zotto is tied for the ninth-best
mark in the league.
- Brandon Prust and Brad Richards are the only Rangers’
regulars with minus-ratings this season.
They are both minus-2.
- Ryan Callahan has five power play goals this season. Brad Richards has 11 points on the man
advantage and is on
pace for 33.
- Steve Eminger scored just twice in 65 games last
year. He has two goals in 27 games this season.
- Marian Gaborik and Erik Christensen have scored New York’s
only shootout goals this season. New
York is 1-3 in the shootout this year.
Last season the Blueshirts were 9-3 in the skills competition.
- Brandon Prust is eighth
in the league with 61 penalty minutes.
- Ryan Callahan is fourth
in the NHL with 95 hits.
- Dan Girardi is second in the NHL with
79 blocked shots.
- Girardi leads all players in average ice-time by nearly
a full minute, at 27:54 per
- Henrik Lundqvist ranks fifth in the NHL with
a .932 save percentage. Lundqvist is eighth in the NHL with
a 2.08 goals against average.
- New York is 3-0-1 in the second half of back-to-back sets
this season. They are 24-8-3 in the
second half of back-to-back sets since 2009-2010.
- The Rangers are 11-0-2 when leading after two periods this
- New York has scored five or more goals six times this
- New York has scored four goals in a period five times this
- No team has fewer regulation losses than the Blueshirts (6).
- The Blueshirts are on pace for 115 points. A year ago, Washington won the Eastern
Conference with 107 points.
- New York ranks fourth in the league in goals against per
game, seventh in goals for, sixth on the penalty kill and 18th on the power
- New York is 8-2-2 at home this season and 9-4-2 on the road.
- Since starting the season 3-3-3 the Rangers have gone
- New York earned its 2,500th win in franchise history on
- The Rangers have played fewer games than every team in the
league (the Islanders and Sharks have also played just 27 games) and have a
game in hand on the Atlantic Division leading Philadelphia Flyers, who have 39
points to New York’s 38.
- Three teams have a better goal differential than New York’s
+23. The Bruins are a league-best +35. Carolina is a league-worst
- The Rangers are 7-1-1 since recalling Carl
Hagelin and John Mitchell. New York is 11-3-1 with Sean
Avery in the lineup and 17-3-1 with Jeff Woywitka in the lineup.
- New York has 423 penalty minutes this season, fourth-most
in the league.
- The Rangers have allowed just 25 goals on home ice this
season, the fewest
in the league.
- New York ranks 10th
in the NHL in faceoff win percentage at 51%.
- New York has allowed just 16 first period goals this
in the NHL. But the Rangers have also scored just 16 first period
goals this year, second-fewest
in the NHL.
- New York has scored the NHL’s second-most
goals in the second period this season (36).
- The Rangers have allowed the fewest
third period goals in the league (19).
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