Artemi Panarin and several New York Rangers close to milestones

The New York Rangers are on their way to Pittsburgh to take on the Penguins tomorrow at 7PM ET. Today’s practice brought some good news for fans as Mika Zibanejad was a full go and ready to get the Rangers back to .500.


Rangers Milestones: Artemi Panarin looking for career Rangers point 100

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Panarin was a key player (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Artemi Panarin is just 1 point away from his 100th career point with the Blueshirts. If he can pick it up tomorrow that would mean he accomplished it in just 73 games on Broadway.

Rangers Milestones: Chris Kreider 3 goals away from a record

Chris Kreider is a hat-trick away from passing Cecil Dillon (160) for the second most goals by a U.S. born player in Blueshirts history. He’s also just 2 points shy of passing Mark Pavelich (318) for third most points by a U.S. born player in Rangers history.

Rangers Milestones: Pavel Buchnevich set to claim a record

Tomorrow night, Pavel Buchnevich will pass Fedor Tyutin (250) for fourth overall in games played by a Russian born player in Rangers history. He’s also just 6 points away from passing Sergei Zubov (156) for third most points by a Russian born Blueshirt.

Milestones provided by NYR PR

On this day in NYR History

  • Jan. 21, 1967 – Harry Howell became the first player to skate in 1,000 games as a member of the Rangers.
  • Jan. 21, 1985 – Craig Patrick began his second stint as Rangers Head Coach.


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