9 Facts You Need To Know For Rangers-Canadiens

THE BOYS ARE BACK AT THE GARDEN TONIGHT AND LOOK TO BOUNCE BACK AFTER DROPPING THE FIRST TWO TILTS OF THE SEASON WHEN THEY HOST THE HABS.

Complete coverage begins tonight beginning at 6:30 PM on MSG+ & MSG GO.

*Facts Courtesy New York Rangers

1 BY THE NUMBERS

Eight of the last 14 meetings between the Rangers and Canadiens have resulted in a shutout for one of the two teams.

2 DID YOU KNOW?

Ryan McDonagh was selected by Montreal in the first round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. The Rangers acquired McDonagh in a trade with the Canadiens on June 30, 2009. And, we are certainly not looking back!

3 POWER UP!

New York has recorded four power play goals in its first two games of a season for the first time since 2000-01.

4 NOW THAT'S CHEMISTRY

The Rangers’ line of Chris KreiderMika ZibanejadPavel Buchnevich has registered six points (three goals, three assists) through the first two games of the 2017-18 season. Keep it up fellas!!

5 ZUUCCCC!!!

Mats Zuccarello established a single-game career-high with four points (one goal, three assists) and tied a single-game career-high with three assists Saturday night at Toronto. He’s certainly showing why he was so deserving of the ‘A.’

6 GO GET IT!

Zibanejad has recorded three goals/points, all of which were on the power play, through the first two games of the 2017-18 season.

7 IT'S MILLER TIME

Tonight will mark the 199th consecutive regular season game that J.T. Miller will skate in with the Rangers, dating back to Feb. 7, 2015. Fun Fact – Miller was the only Ranger who played in all 82 regular season games last year.

8 MAKING MEMORIES

Kevin Shattenkirk registered two points (one goal, one assist), including his 300th career NHL point, Saturday against the Leafs. Congrats Shatty!

9 REMEMBER WHEN...

On Oct. 8th, 2005, Henrik Lundqvist made his NHL debut against the New Jersey Devils. Hank stopped 25 shots in a 3-2 loss, but has only collected 405 career wins since.