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Rangers vs. Senators 11.27.16: Postgame Notes

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Team Notes

  • TWO GOOD - The Rangers have allowed two goals or fewer in regulation/overtime in 15 of their last 20 games, dating back to Oct. 19 vs. Detroit.
  • SHOOTING GALLERY - The Rangers registered 33 shots on goal in tonight's contest. New York has recorded at least 30 shots on goal in three of the last five games and in 10 of 23 contests in 2016-17.
  • HOT AT THE DOT - New York won 30 of 55 faceoffs in tonight's contest (54.5%).
  • FULL HOUSE - Tonight's game was the Rangers' 198th consecutive regular season sellout and the Blueshirts' 239th consecutive sellout (regular season and playoffs combined). The Rangers' sellout streak dates back to Nov. 3, 2011.
  • Antti Raanta stopped 18 of 20 shots he faced in the contest. Raanta has posted a 4-1-0 record, along with a 1.71 GAA and a .945 SV% in his last six starts. In addition, he has posted a 2.05 GAA and a .934 SV% over his seven starts in 2016-17.
  • Derek Stepan led all skaters with 16 faceoff wins and won 76.2% of faceoffs he took (16-for-21) while logging 20:46 of ice time. Stepan's 16 faceoff wins in tonight's contest were tied for the third-most he has registered in one game in his NHL career. He has won 62.7% of faceoffs he has taken over the last four games (47-for-75).
  • Ryan McDonagh was credited with four blocked shots and registered two takeaways while skating in a team-high 26:00 of ice time. McDonagh has led the Rangers in ice time in 22 of the team's 23 games this season.
  • Alain Vigneault coached his 269th career game with the Rangers in tonight's contest, tying Colin Campbell for ninth place on the franchise's all-time games coached list.
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