4 Facts to Know For Rangers-Blue Jackets

Coming off a stellar Florida road trip, the Rangers begin a three-game homestand tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG & MSG GO. Download free.

*Facts Courtesy of the New York Rangers

1 Going Streaking

2 Working Overtime

The Rangers have won each of the last two games in overtime. They have won two consecutive team games in the five-minute overtime period for the first time since Dec. 29, 2003 at Phoenix and Dec. 30, 2003 at Los Angeles.

3 First Blood

The Rangers have recorded the first goal of the game in six of the last 11 contests and in seven of the last 13 contests. The Blueshirts have posted a 5-2-0 record in games which they tallied the first goal in 2017-18.

4 AV Climbs Ladder

Alain Vigneault earned his 620th career win as an NHL head coach on Nov. 4 at Florida, tying Bryan Murray for 12th place on the NHL’s all-time wins list among head coaches.