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2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series At Yankee Stadium By The Numbers

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2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series At Yankee Stadium By The Numbers
NEW YORK – A look at the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ New York outdoor games at Yankee Stadium “By the Numbers”: 0 Number of hockey games played at Yankee Stadium before the two games to be played at the historic ballpark as part of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series

NEW YORK – A look at the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ New York outdoor games at Yankee Stadium “By the Numbers”:

0 Number of hockey games played at Yankee Stadium before the two games to be played at the historic ballpark as part of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series

2 & 3 The Rangers are making their second and third appearance in a regular-season outdoor NHL game, having defeated the Flyers 3-2 at the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia

4 Number of 2014 Olympic representatives on both the Devils (Marek Zidlicky, Patrik Elias, Jaromir Jagr and Damien Brunner) and Islanders (Michael Grabner, Thomas Vanek, John Tavares and Lubomir Visnovsky)

6 Number of times the Rangers and Devils have met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, with the Rangers holding a 4-2 edge in series wins

7 Number of 2014 Olympic representatives on the Rangers (Rick Nash, Mats Zuccarello, Henrik Lundqvist, Carl Hagelin, Ryan McDonagh, Ryan Callahan and Derek Stepan)

8 Number of times the Rangers and Islanders have met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including four straight years from 1981-84

9 Number of NHLers that have played for the Devils, Rangers and Islanders – Arron Asham, Joel Bouchard, Pat Conacher, Mike Dunham, Vladimir Malakhov, Mike Mottau, Sergei Nemchinov, John Vanbiesbrouck and Kevin Weekes

12 Approximate inches of snow that fell in New York City – and at Yankee Stadium – on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2014

14 Distance, in miles, between Madison Square Garden and the Prudential Center – making the Rangers and Devils the closest geographic rivals in the NHL

22 Average low temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit, for New York in late January, according to Weather.com; 22°F also is the ideal ice surface temperature for an NHL rink

27 Distance, in miles, between Madison Square Garden and the Nassau Coliseum, the home of the Islanders

36 Average high temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit, for New York in late January, according to Weather.com

45 Number of NHLers who have played for both the Rangers and Devils

53 Length, in feet, of the mobile rink refrigeration unit, specially designed and built for the NHL, to help cool the ice for all of the outdoor games

70 Number of NHLers who have played for both the Rangers and Islanders

88 Number of career regular-season games that Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur has played against the Islanders, totaling a 50-28-8 record with a 2.24 goals-against average, .911 save percentage and 10 shutouts

99 Number of career regular-season games that Brodeur has played against the Rangers, compiling a 49-30-20 record with a 2.13 goals-against average, .918 save percentage and nine shutouts; he also has appeared in 28 playoff games against the Rangers

242 Number of points earned by the Rangers (104-87-34) in their 225 all-time regular-season meetings with the Devils (94-97-34, 222 points)

243 Number of ice pans under the main rink at Yankee Stadium, each measuring 30” x 340” in size

266 Number of points earned by the Rangers (120-101-26) in their 247 all-time regular-season meetings with the Islanders (108-114-25, 241 points)

300 Ton capacity of the refrigeration trailer that will keep the ice cool at Yankee Stadium

350 Gallons of paint used to make the ice of the main rink at Yankee Stadium white

1972 Year the Rangers first played the Islanders, a 2-1 win by the Rangers on Oct. 21 at Nassau Coliseum

1982 Year the Rangers first played the Devils, a 3-2 victory by the Devils on Oct. 8 at Brendan Byrne Arena

1991 Year of the NHL’s first outdoor exhibition game, a pre-season match-up between the Rangers and Los Angeles Kings on Sept. 27 in the parking lot at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas (5-2 victory by the Kings)

2009 Year that the current Yankee Stadium was opened

3,000 Gallons of coolant used to freeze the ice in Yankee Stadium

7,000 Gallons of hot chocolate expected to be brewed at Yankee Stadium during the NHL Stadium Series*

10,000 Approximate gallons of water required to create each inch of ice thickness; an outdoor rink requires up to two inches of ice thickness to help withstand the more extreme elements

19,455 Pounds of french fries projected to be purchased by fans at Yankee Stadium during the NHL Stadium Series*

62,120 Hot dogs projected to be purchased by fans at Yankee Stadium during the 2014 NHL Stadium Series*

*According to Legends Hospitality, exclusive provider of concessions, catering, fine dining and merchandise at Yankee Stadium

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