Inside the Numbers: NYR/BOS (Feb. 12)

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The Bar is Set


The Boston Three Party

The Rangers picked up their seventh win of the season Tuesday night in Boston after defeating the Bruins 4-3 in a shootout, and with it their first three-game winning streak of the season.

Working Overtime

The Rangers improved to 2-0 in overtimes and shootouts this season, with both victories coming over Boston. 

The King Sets a Season-High

Henrik Lundqvist finished with a season-high 37 saves against the Bruins, with another three stops in the shootout.

These Guys Can Skate

Defenseman Ryan McDonagh finished with a team-high 29:39 of ice time, his second-highest of the season. On Jan. 29 against the Philadelphia Flyers, McDonagh registered 30:09 of ice time. Both Dan Girardi (28:46), and Marc Staal (26:58) both set season-highs in ice time.

Shot blockers

The Rangers out-blocked the Bruins 25-9 on Tuesday night. In their previous two games, the Rangers managed just 19 blocked shots combined. The Rangers' 25 blocks tied a season-high, which was set Jan. 23, also against the Bruins.

Girardi and McDonagh both set season-highs with seven blocks apiece, while Marc Staal tied his season-high of four.

Getting Physical

Rangers rookie centerman J.T. Miller finished with a team-high seven hits in his first game against the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. He finished a plus-1 with no shots on net.

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