How to watch Rangers vs Penguins as they jockey for playoff position

How to watch Rangers vs Penguins as they start to jockey for playoff positioning with the first of three games heading down the stretch.

NYR: 40-19-5 (85 POINTS)
PIT: 39-16-10 (88 POINTS)

FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2022 – 7:00 PM ET, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
TV: MSG PLUS, NHLN
RADIO: ESPN 1050 AM

Rangers last game: 7-4 loss to New Jersey Devils

How to watch Rangers vs Penguins (plus listening and streaming info)

Fans can stream tonight’s game using the MSG Go app.

For Comcast XFinity subscribers who just lost MSG. Here’s what you need to know:

Via MSG Networks:

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  • Verizon Fios 800 VERIZON (937-4966)
  • DirecTV – 844-778-7024
  • DirecTV Stream
  • FUBO TV – 844-441-3826

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SiriusXM subscribers can listen to the game on Channel 91.

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins

All-Time: 132-118-23-16 (74-55-9-8 at home; 58-63-14-8 on the road)

The Rangers have at least one point in four of their last five games at Madison Square Garden against the Penguins (3-1-1).

Rangers stats vs Penguins:

Artemi Panarin – 20 GP, 12G-14A—26P – Panarin has recorded points six of his last eight games against the Penguins (3G-8A). He has recorded a point in 15 of his 20 games against Pittsburgh and a multi-point game in eight of his 20 games. At MSG against Pittsburgh, Panarin has seven points (2G-5A) in his last three games.

Chris Kreider – 32 GP, 6G-11A—17P – Kreider has notched points in four of his last seven games against the Penguins (2G-2A). At home against the Penguins, Kreider has points in three of his last four contests.

Igor Shesterkin – 6 GP, 2-3-1 – 2 SO, with a .909 SV% and a 2.67 GAA.

Per New York Rangers Game Notes

New York Rangers
Apr 6, 2021; New York, New York, USA; Igor Shesterkin #31 and Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers defend against Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period at Madison Square Garden on April 06, 2021 in New York City.Mandatory Credit: Bruce Bennett/POOL PHOTOS-USA TODAY Sports

Rangers key notes:

Home Sweet Home: New York has at least a point in eight of their last 10 games (7-2-1). Their .741-home point percentage ranks fifth in the NHL.

Comeback Kids: The Blueshirts are tied for 1st in comeback wins at 21.

Rangers Deadline Dealings:

  • Andrew Copp and a 2023 sixth-round pick for Morgan Barron, (2) conditional second-round picks in 2022, and a 2023 fifth-round pick
  • Tyler Motte for a 2023 fourth-round pick
  • Justin Braun for a 2023 third-round pick
  • Nick Merkley for Anthony Bitetto
  • Frankie Vatrano for a 2022 fourth-round pick

Rangers Milestones within reach

Mika Zibanejad is 1 overtime goal away from tying Cecil Dillon, Butch Keeling and Brian Leetch (7 each) for the most overtime goals by a player in Rangers history. He’s 1 point from 500 points in his career.

Ryan Strome is 3 points from 350 in his career.

Justin Braun is 5 points from 200 in his career.

Rangers Special Teams

  • NYR PP is running at 26.7% (NHL Rank 2)
  • NYR PK is working at 82% (NHL Rank 9)

*Some Stats and Info courtesy New York Rangers. Other team stats available on Forever Blueshirts.

NHL Rumors

Claude Giroux a possible Senators free agent target. Rangers interested in college star, and more.