5 Things to Know: Rangers vs. Penguins

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK RANGERS (46-26-5) vs. PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (46-19-11)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG2

The Rangers return home to play their division rivals.

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

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  • New York is 3-4-3 in the last 10 games
  • The Blueshirts are 19-16-3 on home ice in 2016-17

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

2 WHO'S HOT

  • The Rangers’ leading scorer has two assists in three games vs. the Penguins this season and is averaging 16:58 of ice-time in those contests
  • Zuccarello will skate tonight with 15 goals and 41 assists for 56 points, including 12 points (three goals, nine assists) in 14 games in March

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

3 SAY WHAT?

“We gave ourselves an opportunity to compete for the best trophy in sports. We know that our game isn’t where it has to be for us to be successful in the playoffs — but we have some games here to fine tune things.”

– Rangers’ captain, Ryan McDonagh after clinching a playoff birth

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

4 DID YOU KNOW?

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Rangers’ President, Glen Sather played parts of the 1969-70 and 1970-71 seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Watch Rangers’ defenseman, Brendan Smith talk about how the Blueshirts need to start playing playoff hockey beginning tonight.

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.