HOME COOKING - The Rangers have won 13 of their last 15 preseason games at Madison Square Garden, dating back to Sept. 21, 2009 (13-2-0 record over the span).
SHOOTING GALLERY - The Rangers recorded 42 shots on goal in tonight's contest while only allowing
17 shots on goal against, and 17 of the Blueshirts' 18 skaters registered at least one shot on goal.
KILL ZONE - New York was 7-for-7 (13:05) on the penalty kill in tonight's contest, and the Rangers only allowed six shots on goal while shorthanded.
HOT AT THE DOT - The Rangers won 33 of 53 faceoffs in tonight's game (62.3%), and seven of the eight Blueshirts who took at least one faceoff in tonight's game posted a faceoff win percentage of 50.0% or better.
Three Stars on Broadway
Neal Pionk tallied the game-winning goal in overtime, registered four shots on goal, tied for the game-high with three blocked shots, and posted a plus-one rating in 22:55 of ice time.
Tony DeAngelo recorded four shots on goal in 21:01 of ice time in tonight's contest.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped all 10 shots he faced in the first two periods of tonight's game.
Lias Andersson recorded an assist on the game-winning goal in overtime and won seven of 11 faceoffs (63.6%).
Brandon Halverson stopped all seven shots he faced in the third period and earned the win in tonight's contest.
Cristoval Nieves registered an assist on the game-winning goal in overtime.