NEW YORK RANGERS (44-23-2) vs. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (32-26-9)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG
1 WHERE THEY STAND
2 WHO'S HOT
- Rangers’ captain, Ryan McDonagh scored two goals Sunday in the Blueshirts’ 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings
- No. 27 enters tonight’s tilt with four points in his past four games and with five goals and 33 assists for 38 points this season
- In two games against the Bolts this season, McDonagh has two assists and is a plus-3 in an average of 24:59 of ice-time
3 SAY WHAT?
“I’m enjoying this run and having fun. In terms of back-to-back games, I’m prepared. After all, I work hard in practice and my goalie coach (Benoit Allaire) is behind a lot of my success. With Hank out, when I get the call, I have confidence in myself.”
— Rangers goalie, Antti Raanta after Sunday’s win over Detroit
4 DID YOU KNOW?
5 Stat of the Day
Since the start of the 2010-11 season, the Rangers have posted a 62-25-6 record in the second game of a back-to-to-back set.