4 Facts to Know for Rangers-Golden Knights

The Rangers host the expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the first meeting in franchise history.

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

*Facts Courtesy New York Rangers

 

1 First Time's A Charm

The Rangers are 23-5-1-0 against all other 29 NHL teams in their first meeting against them.

2 Familiar Face

Oscar Lindberg returns to The Garden tonight for the first time as a visitor. Lindberg spent parts of three season with the Rangers before he was selected by Vegas in the Expansion Draft in June.

3 Hot At The Dot

J.T. Miller and David Desharnais are dominating at the faceoff circle. Among players with at least 100 faceoffs, Miller ranks second (62.7%) and Desharnais ranks third (62.0%).

4 History Tonight?

Henrik Lundqvist enters tonight’s tilt tied with 407 NHL wins. With a victory, he would pass Glen Hall for sole possession of ninth place on the all-time list. Can he get it done?