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Rangers vs. Senators 3/28/13

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Here are some notes for those fans getting ready to watch the New York Rangers (16-13-5) take on the Ottawa Senators (18-9-6) on the road in NHL action tonight.

New York continues their three-game road trip and rank third in the Atlantic Division Standings; and eighth in the Eastern Conference. The Rangers have been able to record a point in four of their last five contests.

Rangers Recap:

The New York Rangers skated to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday. It was a night of milestones for the Blueshirts as Rick Nash (two goals, one assist) reached the 300 goal plateau, Brad Richards (one goal, one assist) recorded his 800th career point and head coach John Tortorella earned his 400th career coaching victory.

Getting Er Done:

New York has been able to register a point in 85 consecutive games when leading after the second period, which dates back to the 2009-10 season-holding a 79-0-6 mark over that span.

Rangers with the Hot Stick:

Henrik Lundqvist has held opponents to three goals or fewer in each of his last 13 games (7-5-1, 1.98 GAA, .929 Sv%)

Rick Nash has 21 points (10 goals, 11 assists) in his last 18 games, including five points (three goals, two assists) in the last four games.

Derek Stephan has tallied a point in 11 of the last 14 games (seven goals, nine assists over the span).

Michael Del Zotto has five points (one goal, four assists) in the last four games.

Milestones to watch for:

Brian Boyle is one game shy of 300 in his NHL career

Ryan Callahan is one assists shy from 100 NHL career

Steve Eminger Is three points from 100 NHL career

The Rangers and Senators game is set to air on the MSG Network, with face-off scheduled for 7:00 p.m.


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