Inside the Numbers: NYR/CAR (March 19)

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Storm Tamers

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The Rangers extended their winning streak against the Carolina Hurricanes at MSG to four games. The Blueshirts have outscored Carolina 13-5 during that stretch. They've won seven of their last eight overall against the Hurricanes.

Southern Hospitality

With their 2-1 win, the Rangers improved to 6-2-0 against the Southeast Division this season, and 21-5-2 in their last 28 meetings. The Rangers have outscored those opponents 91-56 over that span.

 

Coming From Behind

With last night's first period goal against, the Rangers had given up the first goal of the game in 18 of their 28 games this season.

 

Perfect Penalty Kill

The Rangers held the Hurricanes scoreless on three power play attempts and are now 49-for-56 on the PK over the last 19 games. The Blueshirts improved to 9-4-1 when not allowing a power play goal.

 

Shooting Gallery

After registering just six shots on goal in the first period, the Rangers out-shot the Hurricanes 30-16 after the opening period, and 36-30 overall.