Kevin Hayes scored twice against the Flyers last night with his first goal being his first in 13 games.
Prior to last night, Hayes had scored thrice in 23 games dating back to before Thanksgiving.
Hayes has points in 4 of the past 5 games with 2 goals and 5 assists in that stretch.
Against the Flyers, Hayes was a plus 3, had 3 shots on goal, 1 shot attempt that was blocked, 1 giveaway and was 3 and 11 on faceoffs in 15:56.
Hayes said that last night he was playing with good players who move the puck well that he "got lucky" on his goals. (NYR)
From the Rangers Game Notes, "the Rangers have posted a 20-1-0 record in games which Hayes has recorded a point this season, including an 11-0-0 record in games which he has recorded a goal."
Alain Vigneault said last night that both Hayes and Michael Grabner had strong games at both ends of the ice.