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2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series At Yankee Stadium By The Numbers

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2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series At Yankee Stadium By The Numbers
NEW YORK \u2013 A look at the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series\u2122 New York outdoor games at Yankee Stadium \u201CBy the Numbers\u201D:\r\n\r\n0 Number of hockey games played at Yankee Stadium before the two games to be played at the historic ballpark as part of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series

NEW YORK (January 25, 2014) – A look at the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ New York outdoor games at Yankee Stadium “By the Numbers”:

0 Number of hockey games played at Yankee Stadium before the two games to be played at the historic ballpark as part of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series

2 & 3 The Rangers are making their second and third appearance in a regular-season outdoor NHL game, having defeated the Flyers 3-2 at the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia

4 Number of 2014 Olympic representatives on both the Devils (Marek Zidlicky, Patrik Elias, Jaromir Jagr and Damien Brunner) and Islanders (Michael Grabner, Thomas Vanek, John Tavares and Lubomir Visnovsky)

6 Number of times the Rangers and Devils have met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, with the Rangers holding a 4-2 edge in series wins

7 Number of 2014 Olympic representatives on the Rangers (Rick Nash, Mats Zuccarello, Henrik Lundqvist, Carl Hagelin, Ryan McDonagh, Ryan Callahan and Derek Stepan)

8 Number of times the Rangers and Islanders have met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including four straight years from 1981-84

9 Number of NHLers that have played for the Devils, Rangers and Islanders – Arron Asham, Joel Bouchard, Pat Conacher, Mike Dunham, Vladimir Malakhov, Mike Mottau, Sergei Nemchinov, John Vanbiesbrouck and Kevin Weekes

12 Approximate inches of snow that fell in New York City – and at Yankee Stadium – on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2014

14 Distance, in miles, between Madison Square Garden and the Prudential Center – making the Rangers and Devils the closest geographic rivals in the NHL

22 Average low temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit, for New York in late January, according to Weather.com; 22°F also is the ideal ice surface temperature for an NHL rink

27 Distance, in miles, between Madison Square Garden and the Nassau Coliseum, the home of the Islanders

36 Average high temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit, for New York in late January, according to Weather.com

45 Number of NHLers who have played for both the Rangers and Devils

53 Length, in feet, of the mobile rink refrigeration unit, specially designed and built for the NHL, to help cool the ice for all of the outdoor games

70 Number of NHLers who have played for both the Rangers and Islanders

88 Number of career regular-season games that Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur has played against the Islanders, totaling a 50-28-8 record with a 2.24 goals-against average, .911 save percentage and 10 shutouts

99 Number of career regular-season games that Brodeur has played against the Rangers, compiling a 49-30-20 record with a 2.13 goals-against average, .918 save percentage and nine shutouts; he also has appeared in 28 playoff games against the Rangers

242 Number of points earned by the Rangers (104-87-34) in their 225 all-time regular-season meetings with the Devils (94-97-34, 222 points)

243 Number of ice pans under the main rink at Yankee Stadium, each measuring 30” x 340” in size

266 Number of points earned by the Rangers (120-101-26) in their 247 all-time regular-season meetings with the Islanders (108-114-25, 241 points)

300 Ton capacity of the refrigeration trailer that will keep the ice cool at Yankee Stadium

350 Gallons of paint used to make the ice of the main rink at Yankee Stadium white

1972 Year the Rangers first played the Islanders, a 2-1 win by the Rangers on Oct. 21 at Nassau Coliseum

1982 Year the Rangers first played the Devils, a 3-2 victory by the Devils on Oct. 8 at Brendan Byrne Arena

1991 Year of the NHL’s first outdoor exhibition game, a pre-season match-up between the Rangers and Los Angeles Kings on Sept. 27 in the parking lot at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas (5-2 victory by the Kings)

2009 Year that the current Yankee Stadium was opened

3,000 Gallons of coolant used to freeze the ice in Yankee Stadium

7,000 Gallons of hot chocolate expected to be brewed at Yankee Stadium during the NHL Stadium Series*

10,000 Approximate gallons of water required to create each inch of ice thickness; an outdoor rink requires up to two inches of ice thickness to help withstand the more extreme elements

19,455 Pounds of french fries projected to be purchased by fans at Yankee Stadium during the NHL Stadium Series*

62,120 Hot dogs projected to be purchased by fans at Yankee Stadium during the 2014 NHL Stadium Series*

*According to Legends Hospitality, exclusive provider of concessions, catering, fine dining and merchandise at Yankee Stadium

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 82 24 43 16 67
P. Elias 65 18 35 -4 53
T. Zajac 80 18 30 3 48
A. Henrique 77 25 18 3 43
M. Zidlicky 81 12 30 -3 42
M. Ryder 82 18 16 -6 34
A. Greene 82 8 24 3 32
E. Gelinas 60 7 22 -3 29
D. Zubrus 82 13 13 1 26
R. Clowe 43 7 19 -10 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 16 15 12 .921 1.97
M. Brodeur 19 14 6 .901 2.51

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