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Broadway Bits for the Second Round versus Washington

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The NY Rangers are 7-0 lifetime in Game 7’s played at MSG

The Rangers are 9-5 lifetime in Game 7’s

Their nine victories all-time in a Game 7 is tied for fifth among all NHL teams

Their 7 victories at home all-time in a Game 7 is tied for fourth among all NHL teams

The NY Rangers are the first team ever in the history of the NHL to come back from a 3-1 series deficit to win that series in two straight seasons (2014-2015)

The Broadway Blueshirts are back in the Eastern Conference Finals for the second straight season and for the third time in the last four seasons (2012, 2014, 2015)

The Rangers and the Chicago Blackhawks are tied with eight playoff rounds won since the 2012 season

The Rangers have now won 10 straight elimination playoff games played at MSG. This dates back to Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs Pittsburgh in 2008

They have also won 14 of their last 17 elimination playoff games, This dates back to Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs Ottawa in 2012

The Rangers have won Game 7 of a playoff series played on May 13th for the third consecutive season.

In 12 playoff games this season, the Rangers have allowed two goals or fewer in 10 of those games. Only Game 2 vs Pittsburgh and Game 6 vs Washington are the exceptions

All 12 games of this playoff season and the last two games of the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals that the Rangers have played in have been decided by one goal.

You can add Games 1 &2 of the Finals vs Los Angeles and Game 6 vs Montreal and that would make 17 of their last 18 playoff games, and 19 of their last 21, and 20 of their last 24, were decided by one goal! Talk about close, hard fought playoff games

The Rangers have not allowed a Power Play goal in nine of their last 10 games

The Rangers have played 69 playoff games since the start of the 2012 playoffs. They have won 36 of those 69 games to lead all other Eastern Conference teams

Derek Stepan scored the game and series winning goal in OT and had two shots on goal in 23”15 of ice time

Henrik Lundqvist had 35 saves in his 51st career playoff victory

In his last six game 7’s, Henrik has won them all and has posted a 0.81 GAA, a .973 SV% (179 saves on 184 shots), five goals allowed and one SO

Kevin Hayes had a goal in 18:18 of ice time

J.T. Miller had an assist and won six of eight faceoffs (75%) in 14:56 of ice time

Ryan McDonagh had an assist, led all skaters with six blocks, five shots on goal and had a game-high three takeaways in a team-high 29:02 of ice time

Dan Girardi had an assist, four shots on goal and three hits in 25:19 of ice time

Keith Yandle had an assist, two blocks and posted a plus one rating in 18:20 of ice time

Marty St. Louis was on the ice for 15:01 in his 100th career NHL playoff game

Marc Staal had two takeaways and two blocks in 24:23 of ice time

The Rangers will host the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals at MSG on Saturday May 16th. Face Off will be at 1:00PM EST

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