5 Things to Know: Rangers vs. Penguins

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK RANGERS (47-28-6) vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (50-20-11)
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The Rangers conclude the 2016-17 regular season against the Penguins at The Garden.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

March 31, 2017: The New York Rangers face the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

  • New York is 3-4-3 in the last 10 games
  • The Blueshirts are 20-16-4 at The Garden in 2016-17

2 WHO'S HOT

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  • Rangers’ forward Chris Kreider picked up an assist Saturday in the Rangers’ 3-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators
  • The 25-year-old left wing leads the Blueshirts in goals scored this season with 28 in 75 games
  • Kreider has a goal and an assist in four games vs. the Penguins this season

3 SAY WHAT?

“If I look at it from a positive aspect our goaltender got a lot of work so at the end of the day we’ve got one more game and then we’re trying to get ready for the playoffs.”

 — Rangers’ coach, Alain Vigneault following Saturday’s 3-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators

4 DID YOU KNOW?

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 05: Assistant coach Mike Sullivan of the New York Rangers gives instructions against the New Jersey Devils during the game at the Prudential Center on February 5, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
NEWARK, NJ – FEBRUARY 05: Assistant coach Mike Sullivan of the New York Rangers gives instructions against the New Jersey Devils during the game at the Prudential Center on February 5, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

Penguins’ coach, Mike Sullivan served as an assistant coach for the Rangers for four seasons (2009-10 to 2012-13).

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Ron Duguay talks about forward, Tanner Glass and discusses if he deserves to be in the lineup for the Blueshirts when the playoffs begin.