My 3 Rangers stars
gets the top star for being an absolute rock on defense and a leader on offense. His work on the boards helped lead to the second goal while his hit in the defensive zone led to the rush that resultedin the second Ranger goal. He was tied for the most hits on the team with four and in the first period he had four golden scoring opportunities. He set the pace from the beginning of the game.
The official 3 stars
- Chris Kreider – Rangers
- Braden Schneider – Rangers
- Sidney Crosby – Penguins
There’s no rest as the Rangers travel to take on the Detroit Red Wings in the second game of back-to-back games. The game will be televised nationally on TNT (ugh) with start time scheduled for 7:30pm EST.
The Red Wings have allowed 55 goals in their last 11 games, going 2-7-2 including an 11-2 loss to the Penguins on Sunday. The Rangers lost their only meeting of the season in a shootout last month.
After that, the Rangers return home for their third game in four nights against the Islanders on Friday night.