Rangers Have Been the 2014-15 Streak-Busters of the NHL
SJS was 4-0-1 heading into the 10/19/14 game at Madison Square Garden… the Rangers prevailed, beating the Sharks 4-0.
PIT was 7-0-1 heading into the 11/11/14 game at Madison Sqaure Garden… the Rangers prevailed, beating the Penguins 5-0.
WSH was 7-0-2 heading into the 12/23/14 game at Madison Square Garden… the Rangers prevailed, beating the Capitals in 4-2.
OTT was 7-0 in their last 7 (and 15-1-1 in their last 17) heading into the 3/26/15 game in Ottawa against NYR… the Rangers prevailed, beating the Senators 5-1.
CBJ are currently riding a, 9-game winning streak, including 12 wins in their last 13 games, head into Madison Square Garden tonight. Unlike Columbus, the Rangers can further improve their place in the standings for playoff considerations.
Rick Nash Looks To Secure Even-Strength Goals Title
Rick Nash heads into tonight’s game with 32 Even-Strength Goals on the season, leading all players. Steve Stamkos (TBL) has 30 & Corey Perry (ANH) has 29.
Lundqvist 2 Wins Away from 30
And speaking of streaks… Lundqvist’s streak of securing 30 wins in a full NHL season (he had a league-leading 24 wins in the shortened 2012-13 season) is at jeopardy. With 4 games remaining, Lundqvist finds himself at 28 wins, after missing several weeks with a neck/blood vessel injury.