Defenseman Steve Eminger was credited with a team-high four blocked shots in his season-high 21:32 of ice time. His previous high came on Feb. 26 when he logged 20:33 against the Winnipeg Jets.
Carl Hagelin registered a game-high five shots on goal during his 17:21 of ice time on Saturday. Hagelin ranks second on the team with 90 shots, nine behind Rick Nash and five ahead of Marian Gaborik.
McDonagh Leads in Ice Time
Defenseman Ryan McDonagh had a team-high 24:09 of ice time Saturday afternoon. He finished with three shots on goal, two hits and three blocked shots.
Rangers Strong in the Faceoff Circle
The Rangers won 32-of-54 faceoffs (59 percent). Derek Stepan had a game-high 15 wins on 25 attempts, while Brad Richards won nine of his 14 attempts.
Rangers Get Physical
The Rangers out-hit Pittsburgh, 26-14, on Saturday afternoon. J.T. Miller, from nearby East Palestine, OH, led the way with a game-high five checks, while Stepan and Brian Boyle were each credited with four each.