Captain Ryan Callahan was named the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award winner for the fourth tim in five years. He recorded two power play assist, led all skaters with five hits and three blocked shots and led all forwards with 22:45 of ice time while skating in his 400th NHL game.
Callahan now has eight points in his last nine games.
Strong Night for Richards
Forward Brad Richards scored a goal and added an assist in 14:26 of ice time Thursday night. Richards has eight points in the last eight home games, and is third on the team with 18 assists this season. It was his fifth multi-point game of the season and first since April 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Richards had gone six games without a goal, with his last also coming on April 3.
Power play Assist for Stepan
Forward Derek Stepan recorded a power play assist in 20:46 of ice time. He now has 27 points in his last 25 games, including 11 in his last nine games. He ranks second on the team in points with 36.
Clowe Registers an Assist
Forward Ryane Clowe registered an assist, had three hits and a plus-2 rating in 20:29 of ice time. He has five points in eight games as a Ranger.
McDonagh Picks up Assist
Defenseman Ryan McDonagh picked up an assist in 22:49 of ice time, and the Rangers improved to 10-1-1 when he scores a point.
Pyatt Records Assist
Rangers forward Taylor Pyatt picked up an assist for his first point since Feb. 26 against the Winnipeg Jets, a span of 24 games.
Moore Has First NHL Fight
Rangers defenseman John Moore recorded his first NHL fight when he dropped the gloves with Jack Skille. He finished with a plus-1 rating in 11:54 of ice time.
"[Fighting] is kind of a new thing for me," he said. "I'm definitely not going to quit my day job, but I'm glad I got it out of the way. I'm happy I was able to handle myself."