From the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
April 6, 2010 – New York Rangers 2, Buffalo Sabres 5 (Game #79, Road #40)
• The Blueshirts were defeated by the Buffalo Sabres, 5-2, tonight at HSBC Arena, to close out their season-high six-game road trip with a 4-1-1 record.
• New York has now posted a record of 36-33-10 (82 pts.) overall, including a 20-16-4 (44 pts.) mark in 40 road games this season.
• The Rangers notched one power play goal in three opportunities, and have registered 12 goals in 57 attempts over the last 16 games (21.1%).
• Brandon Prust opened the game’s scoring at 6:57 of the first period to extend his goal streak to three games, and finished with four points (three goals and one assist) on the six-game road trip. Prust also led all skaters with a season-high seven hits.
• P.A. Parenteau tallied a power play goal at 18:18 of the first period, and has now registered three points (two goals and one assist) in five games since being recalled from Hartford (AHL) on Mar. 26.
• Defenseman Dan Girardi recorded an assist on Parenteau’s power play goal, and finished with four shots in 19:50 of icetime. Girardi has now registered five points (one goal and four assists) in the last eight games.
• Brandon Dubinsky registered one power play assist to finish the six-game road trip with four points (three goals and one assist), and has now tallied five points (three goals and two assists) in the last seven games. The assist was his 41st point of the season, which ties his career-high set last season.
• Rookie Artem Anisimov tallied one assist and led all skaters with six shots, tying his season-high for shots established on Jan. 25 vs. Pittsburgh. He has recorded four points (two goals and two assists) in the last seven games, and is now tied for fifth on the team with 23 even strength points this season.
• Anders Eriksson registered the primary assist on Prust’s goal at 6:57 of the first period, and has now tallied two assists in the last three games.
• The Rangers return to action tomorrow, Apr. 7, when they will face-off against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in the second game of their back-to-back set. The game will be televised live on MSG Plus and can be heard on 1050 ESPN Radio.