5 Things to Know: Rangers at Devils

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK RANGERS (39-19-2) at NEW JERSEY DEVILS (28-20-11)
Game coverage begins at 4:30 PM on MSG+

The Blueshirts head across the Hudson to play the rival Devils for the first time this season in New Jersey.

1 Where They Stand

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·      Tonight at “The Rock” in Newark, the Rangers and Devils face off for the third time this season.

·      New York is 8-1-1 in the last 10 games.

·      The Blueshirts are an NHL-leading 20-8-0 away from The Garden in 2016-17.

·      The Rangers begin the night in third place in the Metropolitan Division with 78 points.

2 Who's On Fire

·      J.T. Miller scored the lone Rangers’ goal in Thursday’s 2-1 shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

·      The 23-year-old has with 19 goals and 28 assists for a team-leading 47 points.

·      In 10 games this month, Miller has 11 points and is an impressive plus-8.

3 Say What?

“We were definitely playing the right way.”

 — Rangers coach Alain Vigneault after Thursday’s shootout win over the Maple Leafs

4 Stat of the Day

There was no shortage of scoring chances as Henrik Lundqvist and Frederik Andersen kept the goal count low in the Rangers 2-1 shootout win in Toronto.

Henrik Lundqvist has a 62.5 save percentage in the shootout this season (10-for-16) after stopping two attempts Thursday against the Maple Leafs.

5 Must-See Video

How Lundqvist propelled the Rangers to victory over Toronto