5 Facts to Know for Rangers-Ducks

The Rangers return home to host the Ducks.

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*Facts Courtesy of the New York Rangers

1 Zibanejad to The Bone Strikes Back

Mika Zibanejad talks about how he's feeling and when he expects to be back in the Rangers lineup.

After being sidelined since Nov. 26 due to a concussion, Mika Zibanejad is expected to return to the Rangers lineup barring any setbacks.

Can their centermen step up and perform like we know he can right away?

2 Home Sweet Home

After winning in Boston Saturday, the Rangers return home where they have dominated of late.

They have an 11-1-1 record in their last 13 home games and are outscoring their opponents 52-29 over that span.

3 Duck Hunting

The Rangers have had the upper-hand against Anaheim, winning five of the last six meetings dating back to Jan. 7, 2015.

Going back even further, they have earned at least one point in 10 of their last 14 against them (9-4-1).

4 Getting Nash-ty

Rick Nash has thrived versus the Ducks, registering 37 points (20 goals, 17 assists) in 40 career games.

He has tallied at least one point in 15 of his last 19 games against them.

5 Same Face, New Place

The Ducks acquired Rangers nemesis Adam Henrique in a trade with New Jersey last month.

In nine games with his new club, Henrique has four goals and four assists, the most points of any Anaheim player since the trade.