5 Things to Know: Rangers vs. Ducks

By David Kolb

NEW YORK RANGERS (33-18-1) vs. ANAHEIM DUCKS (28-16-10)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG

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  • New York is 5-5-0 in the last 10 games
  • The Rangers currently own the first Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference with 67 points.

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DID YOU KNOW?

The Rangers have won four straight games against the Ducks and have outscored them 16-6 in those games

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  • The 2011 Rangers first round pick has points in three straight games
  • The East Palestine, Ohio native has registered two assists in each of the past two games
  • His 16 goals and 24 assists for 40 points leaves him three points short of his career-high of 43, set in 2015-16.

DID YOU KNOW?

On this date in 2013, Miller recorded his first NHL points scoring two goals in a 4-1 win over the Islanders

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“We’re aware obviously of the record we’ve had here the past few weeks and it’s something we want to improve. Obviously there’s no better feeling than to win in front of your own fans. This is the place where you gain the most confidence when you win.”

–Ranger’s goalie Henrik Lundqvist looking back at Sunday’s win over the Calgary Flames, and to tonight’s tilt vs. Anaheim at The Garden.

DID YOU KNOW?

Lundqvist has allowed two goals or fewer in five of his last seven appearances, recording a 5-1-0 record.

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The Rangers are now 22-5-3 in 30 games in the Month of February since the 2014-2015 campaign

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DID YOU KNOW?

With a victory tonight, Alain Vigneault would become just the 15th coach in NHL history to reach 600 wins

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