The Rangers improved to 8-2-1 over their last 11 home games. Overall, the Rangers are 14-6-2 at home this season.
Taming the Panthers
The Blueshirts have won nine of their last 13 games against the Florida Panthers, having out-scored Florida 38-20 over that span.
Power Play Success
The Rangers tallied two power play goals and are now 7-for-29 (24.1 percent) in the last eight games. Previously, the Rangers power play was 14.3 percent prior to the trade deadline.
Perfect Penalty Kill
The Rangers held the Panthers without a power play goal in one power play attempt, and are now 21-for-23 (91.3 percent) during their last nine games. The Rangers are 15-4-2 when not allowing a power play goal, and are now No. 13 in the NHL on the PK at 82 percent.
The Rangers are 6-4-1 overall in back-to-back games, including a 4-1-1 record in the first half of back-to-backs. The Rangers take on the Buffalo Sabres tonight.
The Rangers improved to 24-6-3 in their last 33 games against the Southeast Division teams, including 9-3-1 this season. The Blueshirts have out-scored opponents 108-66 during that span.
Rangers Continue Impressive Streak
New York is now 83-0-6 dating back to the 2009-10 season when leading after the second period. The last time the Rangers failed to record at least a point when leading after two was Feb. 4, 2010, in a 6-5 loss to the Washington Capitals. The Rangers are 13-0-0 this season when leading after two periods.