• The New York Rangers play their final road game of the regular season, against the Islanders on Long Island (7:00 PM ET - TV: MSG 2 - Radio: ESPN 1050 AM). The Blueshirts have four games remaining in the regular season (3 at home, 1 on road).
  • With a win tonight, the Rangers will set the franchise record for the most wins (54) in a single season.
  • New York has wins in three-straight, eight of its last nine games and 10 of its last 13 contests. In their last 33 games, the Blueshirts are 25-6-2. The Blueshirts’ 53 wins and 110 points are the most in the NHL.
  • Entering the final road game of the season, the Blueshirts have a 25-11-4 record for 54 points away from MSG. Their 25 road wins rank tied for the third most in franchise history and this season in the NHL, rank tied for second.
  • The Rangers have mounted 27 comeback wins this season, the most in the NHL and tied for the franchise record originally set in 2021-22. The Blueshirts also have 20 wins when trailing first in a game, the most in a single season in franchise history.
  • Tonight, the Rangers will play a regular season game at UBS Arena for the first time since October 26, 2022 (531 days ago).
  • New York has the NHL’s fourth best power play percentage (26.4) and third highest penalty kill percentage (83.6). Carolina is the only other team with both in the top-5. The Rangers have power play goals in three-straight games.
  • The Rangers have five players (Zibanejad, Kreider, Trocheck, Panarin, Fox) with 60 or more points this season and six players with 50 or more points.
  • In one-goal games, New York has 22 wins, the most in the NHL.
  • The Rangers’ 3.45 goals per game ranks sixth in the NHL and their 2.77 goals against per game ranks seventh.
  • New York has accumulated 194 points from defensemen this season, the fourth most in the NHL.
  • When scoring four or more goals, the Rangers are 32-0-1 and when allowing two or fewer goals, the team is 36-1-0.
  • New York has the seventh best faceoff percentage in the NHL with a 52.3 clip. It would represent the highest team percentage since 2002-03 (53.3).
  • The Rangers’ .889 win percentage (8-1) in the five-minute overtime session ranks first in the league.


  • Rangers head coach Peter Laviolette began his head coaching career with the Islanders, heading the team from 2001-02 - 2002-03.
  • Rangers assistant coach Michael Peca played for the Islanders from 2001-02 to 2003-04.
  • Goaltenders Igor Shesterkin and Illya Sorokin are close friends, growing up together in Russia.


The Rangers have clinched a playoff berth for the 63rd time in franchise history and third-straight season by way of being at the top of the NHL in multiple categories since the beginning of the season and especially the All-Star break.

The Blueshirts became the first team in the NHL to clinch a spot in the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the first team to reach the 100-point plateau. With a win in their 72nd game, the Rangers surpassed the 100-point threshold in the second fewest games (1971-72 - 67 GP) in team history.

The Rangers sit one win from setting the team record for the most wins.


Artemi Panarin was named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week for the week ending April 7 after he recorded eight points (2G-6A) in four games.

Panarin has recorded 115 points (46G-69A) in 78 games, the second most in a single season for a Ranger behind Jaromir Jagr’s 123 in 2005-06. He has points in nine-straight games (8G-13A) and in his last 25 games, he has 47 points (15G-32A), 13 games with 2+ points and nine games with 3+ points.

Panarin ranks among the NHL’s best in multiple categories.

His 14 games of three or more points are tied with Rod Gilbert (1974-75) and Vic Hadfield (1971-72) for the third most in a season in Rangers history.

He has notched a point in 63 of his 78 games this year and needs a point in one more game to tie the team record for the most games with a point (Jagr - 2005-06, Messier - 1991-92, Rogers - 1981-82)


Adam Fox has points in 12 of his last 14 games (5G-13A) and has multiple points in five of his last nine contests. He has 29 points (7G-22A) in his last 25 games and 31 points (7G-24A) in his last 27 games.

Fox has collected a career-high 15 goals, and 54 assists for 69 points in 68 games this season. Among NHL defensemen, he ranks sixth in points and tied for seventh in goals and assists

Fox recorded his 300th career point on Mar. 30 in Arizona, in his 349th career NHL game. He is one of 13 defensemen in NHL history to reach the feat in fewer than 350 games with only Brian Leetch (295 GP) being the other to do so with the Rangers.


Igor Shesterkin has wins in five of his last six starts and 34 victories on the year.
In his last 19 games (since Feb. 12), Shesterkin has posted a 14-4-1 record and three shutouts.

Shesterkin has posted his third consecutive 30-win season (30-15-2). Only two other goaltenders in franchise history have had three 30-win campaigns in their career: Henrik Lundqvist (11) and Ed Giacomin (5).

Jonathan Quick has won five in a row and nine of his last 10 starts. He holds a 18-5-2 record in his first season with the Blueshirts and on Friday was named the team’s nominee for the Masterton Trophy, awarded for perseverance & dedication to the sport of hockey.

On Mar. 30 in Arizona, Quick became the all-time wins leader among American-born goaltenders, surpassing Ryan Miller.


Chris Kreider scored the 109th power play goal of his career on Sunday night, surpassing Rod Gilbert for the second most in franchise history.

Kreider has goals in five of his last six games and three-straight games with tallies.

With 38 goals, Kreider is two away from notching the second 40-goal season of his career. Only Mike Gartner (3x), Marian Gaborik (2x), and Jean Ratelle (2x) have multiple 40-goal seasons with the Rangers.

On Mar. 30 in Arizona, he scored his 300th career goal, becoming the third player in franchise history to reach the feat (Rod Gilbert - 406, Jean Ratelle - 336).

Since the 2021-22 season, Kreider’s 126 goals rank sixth in the NHL and in that same time frame, his 51 power play goals rank third.

This season, Kreider has changed the Rangers record books:

  • Played in his 800th career game on Mar. 16, becoming the 10th skater in franchise history to reach the number - Surpassed Adam Graves for the third most goals in Rangers history (281)
  • Surpassed Adam Graves for the 10th most points in team history (508)
  • Recorded his 500th career point
  • Surpassed Camille Henry for the fourth most road goals in franchise history (137)
  • Became the fifth Ranger to tally 100 career power play goals
  • Recorded his 166th career goal at MSG (regular season and playoffs) to surpass Rod Gilbert for the most in the building’s history
  • Notched his ninth 20-goal campaign in his career. Only two players in franchise history have recorded as many: Rod Gilbert (12x) and Jean Ratelle (9x).


Alexis Lafreniere has points in nine of his last 12 games (9G-8A) and 24 points in his last 24 games (12G-12A). The Blueshirts are 20-1-1 when he scores a goal this season.

On the Rangers, he ranks second in even strength goals (25) and third in even strength points (50).

With 27 goals and 29 assists, Lafreniere is the first Rangers skater aged 22 or younger since Tony Amonte (1992-93) to have 25-plus goals and 25-plus assists in a single season.

Lafreniere was named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week for the week ending March 31. Lafrenière topped the NHL with five goals and ranked third with seven points (5G-2A) in three games.


  • Vincent Trocheck has 11 points in his last 10 games (1G-10A) and points in 18 of his last 25 games (10G-19A). He has set a career-high in assists (50) and his 75 points are tied for a career-high. He ranks fourth in the NHL (min. 700 FO) in faceoff percentage (58.6).
  • Mika Zibanejad has points in 10 of his past 15 games (7G-7A). He has notched 40 assists in a season for the third consecutive year and 25 goals for the sixth time in his career. He has double-digit power play goals for a seventh straight season. The only other player that has reached 10-plus power play goals in the last seven seasons is Steven Stamkos.
  • Kaapo Kakko has points in five of his last seven games (3G-2A).
  • Will Cuylle ranks first among rookies and sixth in the NHL in hits with 243.
  • The Rangers have a regular season record of 47-11-6 when Kreider and Zibanejad score a goal in the same game.