Since clinching a playoff berth on Thursday night, the Rangers are still in the hunt for a top-four finish and home-ice to begin the playoffs, thanks to a point they earned from a 4-3 overtime loss to the Islanders on Friday night at Madison Square Garden
Recap THREE STARS OF THE GAME
1. R. PARK -- NYI
2. J. JAGR -- NYR
3. M. STRAKA -- NYRNOTES
* Jaromir Jagr notched a goal and added an assist in 25:19 of icetime. He has tallied six goals in the last seven games, and has posted multiple points in the last three.
* Martin Straka collected two assists and posted a plus-one rating. He has registered four points (one goal and three assists) in the last two games.
* Nigel Dawes recorded a goal in regulation and converted on the shootout. In six games vs. the Islanders this season, he registered two goals and two assists for four points.
* Dan Girardi
tallied hits 10th goal of the season, delivered three hits and blocked three shots. He also registered four shots on goal.
* Chris Drury registered an assist and logged 21:53 of icetime. He has notched one goal and five assists in the last five games.
* Ryan Callahan
collected an assist on Nigel Dawes’ second period goal. He has posted a plus or even rating in 35 of his last 39 games. In the last five games at MSG, he has recorded four points (one goal and three assists).
* Ryan Hollweg tallied an assist and registered six hits. His six hits were a game-high.
* The Rangers have sold out 116 consecutive regular season games.