SWEET VICTORY - The Rangers set a season-high win streak of five games, their longest since Feb. 19-27, 2020 (5 GP). New York has wins in nine of their last 10 games and points in 12 of their last 14 games (10-2-2). This season, the Blueshirts have at least one point in 18 of their 22 games this season. The Rangers are one of four teams (MIN, TOR, DAL) to have an active win streak of five or more games in the league.
AUTUMN IN NEW YORK - The Blueshirts won their seventh-straight game at Madison Square Garden, and improved to 7-1-1 at home this season, tying them with Dallas for the longest active home win streak in the NHL. New York's streak is the longest at home since winning seven in a row from Oct. 23-Nov. 21, 2018. The Blueshirts' .833 win percentage at home is third-best in the NHL.
SHARED SHUTOUT - With Alexandar Georgiev and Igor Shesterkin combining for zero goals allowed, it marked the second time in franchise history the Rangers have had a combined shutout with the first one coming on December 15, 2016 at Dallas. In that win, Henrik Lundqvist and Antti Raanta collaborated for the win. In the NHL, it is the first shared shutout since the Islanders (Greiss, Varlamov) on Nov, 30, 2019 against Columbus. It is the second time this season New York has won a game 1-0 (Oct. 29 vs. CBJ).
SHARK ATTACK - New York and San Jose played each other for the first time since Feb. 22, 2020 and the Rangers came out on top with their sixth-straight victory against the Sharks dating back to Jan. 25, 2018. The Blueshirts have points in nine of its last 11 games against San Jose (8-2-1). At MSG, New York has beaten the Sharks in three-straight and six of the last seven.
POTENT POWER PLAY - For the fourth time in their last five games, the Rangers tallied a power-play goal and improved to 9- 1-2 in games in which they have scored a power play goal and 7-0-1 when outscoring an opponent on special teams.
HOLDING ON - The Blueshirts improved to 10-0-2 when scoring the first goal of the game and 8-0-2 when having a lead after two periods.
BACK-TO-BACK, ALRIGHT - The Rangers completed the first swing of a back-to-back, improving to 2-1-1 in the first game of back-to-backs. Tomorrow, New York finishes the back-to-back against Chicago and the Rangers are 1-1-1 in the second game of back-to-backs this season.