5 Things to Know: Rangers at Hurricanes

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK RANGERS (43-22-2) @ CAROLINA HURRICANES (26-27-10)
Game coverage begins at 7:00 PM on MSG

1 Where They Stand

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  • Tonight the Rangers travel to Raleigh to face the Hurricanes for the fourth time this season.
  • New York is 6-3-1 in the last 10 games.
  • The Blueshirts are 24-8-0 on the road in 2016-17.
  • The Rangers currently own the first Wild Card in the Eastern Conference with 88 points.

2 Who's Hot

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3 Say What?

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“He’s been one of the best goaltenders in the league over the last 12 years. We’re all working hard in front of him and we continue to do that.”

–Rangers’ head coach, Alain Vigneault on Henrik Lundqvist’s play after “The King” recorded his 404th NHL win Tuesday vs. Florida.

4 Did You Know?

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  • The Rangers selected Jesper Fast in the sixth round (157th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. The Blueshirts acquired the 157th overall pick in a trade with the Hurricanes (Bobby Sanguinetti).
  • Hurricanes’ forwards, Lee Stempniak (2014-15) and Viktor Stalberg (2015-16) both spent one season with the New York Rangers.

5 Must-See Video

Steve Valiquette and Ron Duguay illustrate what Tanner Glass brings to the Rangers.