4 Facts to Know For Rangers-Blackhawks

The Blueshirts battle the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at United Center, in hopes of extending their win streak to lucky #7.

*Facts Courtesy of the New York Rangers

1 Pick Six

What's been the secret to the Rangers' six-game winning streak? Ryan McDonagh explains what the team has been able to work on and improve during the streak.

The Rangers enter the contest on a season-high six-game winning streak, dating back to Oct. 31 against Vegas.

Fun Fact; it is also the longest winning streak in the NHL!

2 Youth Movement

Through 18 games this season, 28 of the Rangers’ 60 goals (47%), have been registered by players who are 25 years old or younger:

3 On Point

The Blueshirts are the only NHL team that has two defensemen who have tallied 10 or more assists this season (Ryan McDonagh and Kevin Shattenkirk).

Look for the two to distribute more tonight!

4 King Henrik

Henrik Lundqvist enters the contest with a six-game winning streak. He has allowed two goals in each of his last two appearances and has posted a .935 SV% (58 saves on 62 shots) over the span.