NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
November 6, 2011 (Game 13, Home Game 6)
Madison Square Garden – New York, New York
– The Rangers defeated the Winnipeg Jets, 3-0, tonight at Madison Square Garden to close out their six-game homestand with a 4-1-1 mark.
– New York improved to 7-3-3 (17 pts) on the season, including a 4-1-1 record at home.
– The Rangers’ 4-1-1 start through six games at Madison Square Garden is their best start at home since they posted a record of 5-0-1 through six home games to begin the 1992-93 season.
– The Blueshirts have registered at least one point in eight of the last 10 games, posting a record of 7-2-1 over the span, and have won each of their last four games.
– Tonight’s win was the first by the Rangers at Madison Square Garden against a team based in Winnipeg since a 6-4 victory over the previous Winnipeg Jets franchise on October 11, 1995.
– New York notched one power play goal in tonight’s contest, and has now registered seven goals with the man advantage in the last seven games (7-36, 19.4% over the span).
– The Rangers swept their second of 14 back-to-back sets on the season with tonight’s win and last night’s 5-3 victory against Montreal. New York improved to 1-0-1 in the second game of back-to-backs, including a 1-0-0 mark at home. Since 2009-10, New York is 22-8-3 in the back-end of back-to-back sets, including a 10-3-1 mark at MSG.
– The Blueshirts now own a 2-0-0 record vs. Winnipeg this season, and are 1-0-0 at home. The Rangers have held the Jets scoreless in five shorthanded situations (5-5, 100%) in two games, while their power play is 3-11 (27.3%) in the season series.