5 Things to Know: Rangers at Blue Jackets

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK RANGERS (36-18-1) at COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS (35-14-5)
Coverage begins at 7 PM on MSG

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  • The Rangers head to Columbus to face the Blue Jackets tonight for the fourth time this season.
  • New York is 8-2-0 in the last 10 games.
  • The Blueshirts are 18-7-0 on the road during the 2016-17 season.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Former Ranger and current Blue Jackets alternate captain Brandon Dubinsky recorded 213 points in 393 games as a Blueshirt.

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  • Kevin Klein tied single-game career-highs with two goals, two points and a plus-three rating in Saturday’s victory over Colorado.
  • The 37th pick overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft notched a multi-goal game for the second time in his NHL career.
  • The 32-year-old defenseman has one in three games vs. Columbus this season.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Klein has developed a knack for scoring ever since he came over in a trade with Nashville. Klein has scored 22 goals in 215 games as a Blueshirt compared with 16 goals in 403 games with the Predators.

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“I’m just really proud and I’m really thankful for that opportunity. This organization means so much to me and they’ve given me the opportunity to play a lot of hockey. It’s been 12 years where I’ve been getting a lot of starts and I’ve had a lot of good teammates throughout the years, and you think back to them right now, obviously because they’re part of it as well.”

 — Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist after registering his 400th career win Saturday

Donning the Broadway hat, Henrik Lundqvist expresses what 400 wins means to him as he shares the emotions that resonated throughout The Garden.

DID YOU KNOW?

Lundqvist recorded his first NHL win on Oct. 13, 2005 against the Devils.

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Rangers defenseman Nick Holden is second among all skaters on the team with 20:30 of average time on ice.

DID YOU KNOW?

Holden made his NHL debut with the Blue Jackets and played parts of two seasons with Columbus (2010-11; 2012-13)

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REACTIONS TO LUNDQVIST’S 400th NHL WIN

Henrik Lundqvist recorded his 400th career NHL win after the Blueshirts' 4-2 victory over the Avs. See how he was able to reach the milestone and hear from the King himself.