After having their six-game winning streak snapped, the Rangers look to get back in the win column tonight in Columbus.
1 King Henrik
Henrik Lundqvist will make his eighth consecutive start tonight. The 35-year-old netminder is tied for the NHL lead in appearances this season (16).
And in 5 career games against Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, Lundqvist has posted a 10-4-1 record with a 2.31 GAA and .926 SV%.
2 First Strike
The Blueshirts have scored first in their last three games and have a 7-3-0 record when scoring first this season.
3 Defensive Reinforcements
4 Power Rangers
The Rangers are fourth in the NHL in power-play efficiency (17-for-69; 24.6%) and have scored a power-play goal in 10 out of their first 19 games this season.