When it comes playing at The Garden this season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have the Rangers' number. The Leafs, who beat the Rangers by three goals six weeks ago at MSG, dominated again on Thursday, riding Nik Antropov's hat trick to a 6-2 win.
Recap THREE STARS OF THE GAME
1. N. ANTROPOV -- TOR
2. H. GILL -- TOR
3. M. SUNDIN -- TOR NOTES
* Dan Girardi
tallied a power-play goal at 16:25 of the first period. He has now registered three points (two goals and one assist) in the last four games.
* Fedor Tyutin notched a goal, on the power play, and logged 22:26 of icetime. He also raised his team-leading totals in hits (83) and blocked shots (50).
* Scott Gomez registered two power play assists and won 13 of 15 faceoffs (87%). He has recorded 18 points (three goals and 15 assists) in the last 17 games and leads the team in faceoff winning percentage (217 of 386, 56%).
* Chris Drury collected two assists, both power play tallies, and logged a team-high 20:36 of icetime among forwards.
* The Blueshirts have tallied six goals in their last 18 power-play opportunities (33.3%) over the last four games, dating back to Nov. 29 vs. the Islanders.
* The Rangers have sold out 90 consecutive regular season games.