New York Rangers vs Vancouver Canucks: How to watch and matchup notes

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Nov 2, 2021; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Bo Horvat (53) checks New York Rangers goalie Igor Shesterkin (31) in the third period at Rogers Arena. Canucks won 3-2 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports

How to watch the New York Rangers versus the Vancouver Canucks as they face off today for the second and final time.

NYR: 33-14-5 (71 POINTS)
VAN: 25-22-6 (56 POINTS)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2022 – 7:30 PM ET, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
TV: MSG
RADIO: ESPN 98.7 FM

Rangers last game: 1-0 loss to Pittsburgh Penguins

How to watch, listen, stream: Rangers vs Canucks

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

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SiriusXM subscribers can listen to the game on Channel 91.

New York Rangers vs Vancouver Canucks

All-Time: 81-35-8-2 (43-15-5-1 at home; 38-20-3-1 on the road)

The Rangers and Canucks played earlier this season. New York blew a 2-0 lead and J.T. Miller scored in OT to complete the Canucks comeback.

Rangers to watch:

Mika Zibanejad – 15 GP, 6G-7A—13P – Zibanejad has points in three of his last four games against the Canucks (1G-2A) and six of nine games (3G- 4A) with the Rangers against Vancouver.

Artemi Panarin – 13 GP, 3G-9A—12P – Panarin has 10 points (2G-8A) in his last seven games against the Canucks and has five points on the power play in those games. On March 31, 2018, Panarin had four assists in Vancouver as a Columbus Blue Jacket.

Igor Shesterkin – 1 GP, 0-0-1, with a .917 SV% and 2.89 GAA.

Per New York Rangers Game Notes

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Nov 2, 2021; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; New York Rangers forward Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrates his goal scored on Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko (35) in the second period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports

Rangers key notes:

Seriously Good Situations: The Blueshirts are 16-5-5 in one goal games this season. They are also 20-3-2 when scoring first and 18-1-3 when leading after two periods of play.

Comeback Kids: The Blueshirts are tied with the Panthers and Blue Jackets for most comeback wins at 17.

Honoring the Cat: The Rangers will wear an E.F. decal on their helmets to honor Emile “The Cat” Francis who just passed away at 95.

Key Rangers:

Igor Shesterkin ranks first in SV% (.941) and GAA (1.95), tied for third in wins (25)

Chris Kreider’s 34 goals are 3rd in the NHL, his 17 PPG ranks first.

Adam Fox’s 49 points is tied for 4th in scoring among defensemen.

Artemi Panarin’s 55 points ranks 10th in the NHL for scoring.

Mika Zibanejad’s 53 points ranks 9th among all NHL centers.

FULL MATCHUP STATS HERE

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. 1 SHG to tie for top 10 in shorthanded goals.

Rangers Special Teams

  • NYR PP is running at 25.85% (4th)
  • NYR PK is working at 83.22% (7th)

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

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