The Rangers return home to The Garden tonight to take on the Maple Leafs.
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If there’s one Rangers player that enjoys playing against the Maple Leafs, it’s Mats Zuccarello. The Blueshirts’ playmaker has 10 goals and 10 assists for 20 points in 14 games played against Toronto and recorded a single-game career-high four points the last time the teams played back on Oct. 7. Zuccarello enters tonight’s contest with five-game point streak.
The Rangers have earned a point in 13 out of their last 14 games at Madison Square Garden, dating back to Oct. 26 (12-1-1 record). The Blueshirts have also outscored their opponents, 56-30, during that stretch.
Kevin Hayes has a four-game point streak going (three goals, one assist) and is second on the team with nine even-strength goals.
The Blueshirts have scored at least three goals in 22 out of their last 29 games.