The Rangers improved to 14-3-3 over the Islanders dating back to a 5-2 win on Dec. 17, 2009 at Nassau Coliseum.
Perfect OT Record
With Girardi's overtime winner, the Blueshirts improved to 3-0 in overtimes this season. Their last overtime loss came on March 2, 2012 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, a span of five games.
It's Been a While
The Rangers beat the Islanders 1-0 for the first time since March 17, 2003, at Madison Square Garden. The last time both teams were scoreless through regulation was Dec. 9, 1989, when the teams skated to a 0-0 tie at Nassau Coliseum.
The Rangers were a perfect 2-for-2 on the penalty kill Saturday night, and improved to 14-4-2 when not allowing a power play goal. The PK is 19-for-20 over the last seven games, bringing the Rangers PK up to 13th in the NHL at 82.4 percent.
The Rangers finished with 21 blocks, including 13 players who had at least one block. The Rangers rank 8th in the NHL with 660 blocked shots.