5 Things to Know: Rangers at Panthers

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK RANGERS (42-22-2) @ FLORIDA PANTHERS (29-24-11)
Game coverage begins at 7 PM on MSG

After picking up a win in Tampa Bay last night, the Rangers continue their road trip in Sunrise against the Panthers.

 

1 WHERE THEY STAND

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  • New York is 5-4-1 in the last 10 games
  • The Blueshirts are 23-8-0 on the road in 2016-17

2 WHO'S HOT

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  • The first-year Rangers’ forward missed time this season with a leg injury, however now has nine goals and 16 assists for 25 points in 40 games

3 SAY WHAT?

“We just need to be physical, we need to have that kind of mentality that where not going to be pushed around. I think that’s how we played.”

— Rangers’ goalie, Antti Raanta after backstopping Monday’s 1-0 overtime win over Florida

4 DID YOU KNOW?

BOSTON - DECEMBER 29: Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard dives out to stop a first period scoring bid by the Bruins Reilly Smith. right, with Smith's brother Brendan, center, helping out on defense. The Boston Bruins hosted the Detroit Red Wings in a regular season NHL game at the TD Garden. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

New Rangers’ defenseman, Brendan Smith and Panthers forward, Reilly Smith are brothers.

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Watch Mika Zibanejad score last night’s game-winner in overtime, giving the Blueshirts a huge 1-0 win