4 Facts to Know For Rangers-Blackhawks

After recording a thrilling win in the 2018 Winter Classic, the Rangers are back on Garden ice tonight, as they take on the visiting Blackhawks.

1 Miller Works Overtime

J.T. Miller describes his emotions after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime in the Winter Classic against the Sabres.

J.T. Miller will be full of confidence after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against the Sabres in Monday’s Winter Classic.

Miller has scored four goals in the Blueshirts’ last eight games and ranks second on the team with 19 assists.

2 Another Close Call?


The Blueshirts and Blackhawks have a history of playing close games against one another.

Fifteen of the last 19 games between the two have been decided by one goal or fewer and 18 out of the last 19 were decided by two goals or fewer.

3 Grab Bag


Michael Grabner
tallied his 18th goal of the season during the Winter Classic and is one of just three players in the NHL this season with at least 18 goals and a plus-15 rating.

4 Dynamic Duo


The Rangers have had stellar goaltending over the last 10 games. Since Dec. 11, Henrik Lundqvist and Ondrej Pavelec have made at least 30 saves in the nine out of the 10 games.

The tandem has also posted a .938 save percentage or better in eight games during that stretch.