Inside the Numbers: NYR/WSH (March 10)

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With the 4-1 win over the Capitals Sunday, the Rangers improved to 5-1 against the Southeast Division this season, and are 20-4-2 in their last 26 games against opponents from that division.

Rulers of the Capital

The Rangers improved to 7-2 over their last nine regular season games against Washington, outscoring the Caps, 32-16, over that span.


Powerful Power Play

The Rangers continued to improve with the man advantage, going 1-for-2 on the power play. They have now tallied a goal in eight of their last 12 games (9-for-38, 23.7 percent).


Blemish-free PK

The Rangers kept the Capitals off the scoreboard during their three power plays, and have have now gone 38-for-43 over their last 15 games. When perfect on the penalty kill, the Rangers boast a record of 8-3-1.