- Only Montreal and Columbus have fewer wins than the
- Two teams have scored fewer goals than the Rangers: Edmonton
- Only Nashville is averaging fewer shots per game than the
Rangers, who have managed
just over 23 shots per game. The
Rangers have yielded an average of 32.3 shots against per game, sixth-most
in the league. New York has
not outshot an opponent yet this season.
- The Rangers have scored only three first period goals and
two second period goals; each ties
them for the fewest in the league. The
Rangers have allowed only two second period goals, tied
for the fewest in the league.
- Three teams have allowed fewer goals than the Rangers:
Edmonton, Los Angeles and Anaheim.
- Henrik Lundqvist ranks eighth in the league with a goals
against average of 1.83. Lundqvist
ranks seventh in the league with a
save percentage of .942.
- New York is averaging 23 penalty minutes per game, by far the
most in the league. The Rangers have
been shorthanded an average of six times per game, also the most
in the league.
- New York is one-for-23 on the power play and just two-for-46
dating back to last season. The Rangers are the only
team in the NHL that hasn’t yet scored two power play goals. Only St. Louis and Montreal have fewer than
three goals on the man advantage. Four
have nine goals on the pp.
- Last week the Rangers ranked first in the league in faceoff
win percentage. Seven days later, New
York is ranked 15th in the league with a win
percentage of 50.1%. After starting
the season 24-6 on draws, Brad Richards went just 16-27 over the last
- Dan Girardi is averaging 28:39 of ice-time per game, the most in
the league. Ryan McDonagh has played
an average of 25:07, which ranks 13th in the league.
- Michael Del Zotto continues to lead the Rangers with a
plus-4 rating. Steve Eminger is a
- After recording 11 shots on goal in the season-opener, Ryan
Callahan has just 12 shots in his last five games.
- Brandon Dubinsky already has 39 penalty minutes, second
in the league. Dubinsky had 100
penalty minutes last season.
- Dubinsky, Ruslan Fedotenko, Artem Anisimov and Derek Stepan have yet to score this season.
- New York ranks 27th in the
league in offense, fifth in goals against, 30th on the power play and 12th
on the penalty kill.
- The NHL’s undefeated
teams on the road are Philadelphia, Washington and Colorado. Undefeated at home are Washington, Detroit and Dallas. Winless teams on the
road include Ottawa, Winnipeg, Columbus, Edmonton and the New York
Islanders. Winless teams at home include Montreal, Nashville, Columbus and Colorado.
- Seven teams have yet to play in a shootout this year.
Conference Preview > (10/3/11)
Conference Preview > (10/4/11)
Predict Where The Rangers Will Finish > (10/5/11)
Rangers Season Preview > (10/5/11)
Claim Jeff Woywitka Off Waivers > (10/6/11)
King” Vs. The Kings In Season-Opener > (10/7/11)
Doom Rangers In OT Loss To Kings > (10/7/11)
Duck Anaheim, Rangers Must Stay Out Of The Box > (10/7/11)
Offense, But Rangers Pick Up Another Point > (10/8/11)
Erixon Will Stick Around For The Time Being > (10/9/11)
Learned: Two Games In The Books > (10/10/11)
To Move Stepan To First-Line Left Wing > (10/10/11)
Show Early Improvement With Faceoffs > (10/11/11)
Vinny > (10/13/11)
Must Find A Way With Patchwork Defense > (10/14/11)
Top Line Shows Promise, But Rangers Have No Answer For John Tavares > (10/15/11)
To Chew On > (10/17/11)
Future On Broadway In Doubt > (10/17/11)
Must Slow The Sedins, Score Some Goals > (10/18/11)
Lundqvist Beats The Canucks, With A Little Help In The Third Period > (10/19/11)
Is Not Well In Ranger-land > (10/19/11)
Slow Start Might Not Cut It Against Calgary > (10/19/11)
Scores Winner With Just Over 1 Second Remaining In OT >(10/20/11)
Path To New York Is Clearing Quickly For Carl Hagelin And Ryan Bourque > (10/21/11)
Seek Third Win In A Row Against Renney’s Crew > (10/22/11)
Averted As Rangers Are Shutout By Edmonton > (10/23/11)
Road Trip Concludes In Winnipeg On Monday > (10/24/11)
Stats To Chew On > (10/24/11)
here for our full 2011-2012 Season Archive >
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