How far will the Rangers get this season?

Stats To Chew On

Anton Stralman has played over 20 minutes in each of his last two games and will be counted on heavily with three regular blueliners out

Anton Stralman has played over 20 minutes in each of his last two games and will be counted on heavily with three regular blueliners out

- Anton Stralman has played 20+ minutes in each of his last two games.  Jeff Woywitka has not done that this season and Steve Eminger has just one 20+ minute game.

- Brad Richards has four game-winners this year to lead the Rangers.  Last season Ryan Callahan led the club with five GWG.

- Marian Gaborik has 17 goals and 10 assists and is on pace for 46 goals and 27 assists this season.

- Brandon Dubinsky has just one goal in 30 games.  Brian Boyle has just two goals.

- Michael Del Zotto has pulled away from the pack and is a team-leading plus-15.  Mike Sauer is next at plus-9. 

- Del Zotto has 10 points (one goal, nine assists) in his last 11 games.

- Ruslan Fedotenko, Brandon Prust and Brad Richards are the only Rangers’ regulars with minus-ratings this season. 

- Brandon Prust is seventh in the league with 66 penalty minutes.

- Ryan Callahan is fourth in the NHL with 104 hits.

- Dan Girardi is fourth in the NHL with 83 blocked shots.

- Girardi leads all players in average ice-time, at 27:35 per game.

- Henrik Lundqvist ranks fifth in the NHL with a .932 save percentage.  Lundqvist is eighth in the NHL with a 2.07 goals against average.   Marty Biron has a .934 save percentage and a 1.87 goals against average.

- The Rangers are 11 for their last 47 on the power play.  They are 18 for their last 19 on the penalty kill.

- The Rangers are 11-0-2 when leading after two periods this season.

- No team has fewer regulation losses than the Blueshirts (8).

- The Blueshirts are on pace for 109 points.  A year ago, Washington won the Eastern Conference with 107 points.

- New York ranks fourth in the league in goals against per game, 10th in goals for, fifth on the penalty kill and 20th on the power play.

- New York is 8-3-2 at home this season and 10-5-2 on the road.

- The Rangers have played fewer games than every team in the league (the Islanders and Sharks have also played just 30 games).

- Three teams have a better goal differential than New York’s +20.  The Bruins are a league-best +47.  Columbus is a league-worst -31.

- The Rangers are 8-3-1 since recalling Carl Hagelin and John Mitchell.  New York is 11-3-1 with Sean Avery in the lineup and 18-5-1 with Jeff Woywitka in the lineup.

- New York has 442 penalty minutes this season, sixth-most in the league.

- The Rangers have allowed just 26 goals on home ice this season, the fewest in the league.

- New York ranks 14th in the NHL in faceoff win percentage at 49.8%.  New York is 45-80 at the faceoff dot over its last two games.  Brad Richards is just 7-32.

- New York has allowed just 19 first period goals this year, third-fewest in the NHL.  But the Rangers have also scored just 17 first period goals this year, second-fewest in the NHL.

- New York has scored the NHL’s third-most goals in the second period this season (37).

- The Rangers have allowed the second-fewest third period goals in the league (22).


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Posted by Kevin Baumer | December 19, 2011 at 01:21 pm

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