DeAngelo’s 5 points lead Rangers over Devils 6-3

First Period:

  • Artemi Panarin (24) ASST: Tony DeAngelo (24), Adam Fox (19)
  • SHG – Kevin Rooney (1) ASST: Pavel Zacha (15)
  • Tony DeAngelo (9) ASST: Mika Zibanejad (17), Chris Kreider (15)
  • PPG – Chris Kreider (14) ASST: Tony DeAngelo (25), Mika Zibanejad (18)
  • Blake Coleman (14) ASST: Damon Severson (10), Travis Zajac (9)

Second Period:

  • Blake Coleman (15) ASST: Will Butcher (9), Nikita Gusev (18)
  • Tony DeAngelo (10) ASST: Marc Staal (4), Pavel Buchnevich (17)
  • PPG – Tony DeAngelo (11) ASST: Ryan Strome (28), Artemi Panarin (36)

Third Period:





  • Jesper Fast (7) ASST: Ryan Strome (29), Artemi Panarin (37)

3 Stars:

  • 3: Igor Shesterkin
  • 2: Artemi Panarin
  • 1: Tony DeAngelo

Ryan Lindgren left the game in the second period and did not return with a lower body injury. (NYR)


Stats:

From the Rangers Game Notes:

  • Tony DeAngelo established single-game career-highs with three goals, five points, and seven shots on goal (also led all skaters in tonight’s game with seven shots on goal), tied a single-game career-high with two assists, registered the game-winning goal, and posted a plus-three rating.
    • He was selected as the game’s First Star. DeAngelo tied single-game franchise records for goals (three) and points (five) by a defenseman in tonight’s game.
    • He is the first Rangers defenseman who has registered a hat trick on Mar. 17, 1982 vs. Philadelphia, and his hat trick was the ninth instance of a hat trick by a defenseman in franchise history.
    • In addition, his five-point game was the third by a Rangers defenseman in franchise history, and the first by a defenseman other than Brian Leetch (Leetch posted two five-point games – Feb. 17, 1989 vs. Toronto and Apr. 18, 1995 at Pittsburgh).
    • He leads Rangers defensemen in goals (11), assists (25), and points (36) this season, and he has established career-highs in goals and points this season. DeAngelo recorded three points in the first period of tonight’s game, becoming the first Rangers defenseman to tally three points in a period since Christian Backman on Mar. 21, 2008 at Philadelphia.
    • He is the first Rangers defenseman who has registered at least 36 points through the team’s first 43 games of a season since Leetch in 2000-01.
  • Artemi Panarin tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in tonight’s contest and was selected as the game’s Second Star.
    • He registered his 60th point of the 2019-20 season in tonight’s game.
    • According to NHL Stats and Information, Panarin is the first player in franchise history who has recorded at least 60 points in his first 43 career games with the Rangers (Wayne Gretzky previously held the record with 59).
    • Also according to NHL Stats and Information, Panarin is the sixth Ranger in franchise history who has registered 60 or more points within the team’s first 43 games of a season (Frank Boucher – 1929-30; Jean Ratelle – 1971-72; Rod Gilbert – 1971-72; Vic Hadfield – 1971-72; Jaromir Jagr – 2005-06).
    • Panarin posted his third consecutive three-point game at home in tonight’s contest; according to NHL Stats and Information, he is the fourth Ranger in franchise history who has posted at least three consecutive three-point games at home (Andy Bathgate, Bill Cook, and Frank Boucher).
    • He has recorded 16 points (four goals, 12 assists) in the last seven games, and he has posted a multi-point game, as well as a three-point game, in five of the seven contests.
    • In addition, Panarin has registered a point in 33 of 43 games this season (24 goals, 37 assists). He has tallied at least one point in 20 of the Rangers’ 21 wins this season.
  • Igor Shesterkin made 46 saves, and stopped all 18 shots in the third period, to earn his second career NHL win while making his second career NHL appearance.
    • He was selected as the game’s Third Star.
    • According to NHL Stats and Information, Shesterkin is only the sixth goaltender in franchise history who has earned a win in each of his first two NHL appearances (Lorne Chabot, Jim Henry, Marcel Paille, John Vanbiesbrouck, and Mackenzie Skapski), and of those six goaltenders, he is the only one who earned a win in each of his first two appearances and both appearances were at MSG.
    • Since the NHL began to track saves in 1955-56, Shesterkin is the eighth rookie goaltender in Rangers history who has made at least 40 saves in a game (Dan Blackburn, Alexandar Georgiev, Peter McDuffe, Marcel Paille, Mike Richter, John Vanbiesbrouck, and Gilles Villemure).
    • In addition, Shesterkin’s 46 saves were tied for the third-most by a Rangers rookie goaltender in franchise history (Richter – 59 on Jan. 31, 1991 at Vancouver; Georgiev – 55 on Feb. 10, 2019 vs. Toronto; Vanbiesbrouck – 46 on Dec. 1, 1984 at Toronto), and his 46 saves were the most by a Rangers rookie goaltender in one of his first two career NHL games.