5 Things to Know: Rangers at Bruins

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK RANGERS (40-21-2) @ BOSTON BRUINS (33-24-6)

Game coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG.

1 Where They Stand

rangers-nash-zucc-miller-away-1920-121614.jpg

2 Who's Hot

3 Say What?

“They made us go back for pucks all night. It really wore on us. It negated a lot of our team’s speed. We had to use a lot of energy in our zone at times.”

–Rangers’ defenseman Ryan McDonagh after falling 4-1 to the Washington Capitals.

4 Stat of the Day

Harvard Vesey 032816

  • Bruins forward Dominic Moore played parts of five seasons with the Rangers (2003-2006; 2013-2016).
  • The Rangers have three Massachusetts natives on their roster: Kevin Hayes (Dorchester), Chris Kreider (Boxford), and Jimmy Vesey (North Reading). All three played college hockey in Massachusetts (Hayes and Kreider played at Boston College, and Vesey played at Harvard University).

5 Must-See Video

Ryan McDonagh on teaming up with his former college teammate, Brendan Smith.

Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh expressed his excitement to play alongside his former college teammate in the newly acquired Brendan Smith.