From the NYR:
NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES (Regular Season Game 1, Away 1)
New York Rangers 2, Los Angeles Kings 3 (OT)
Ericsson Globe Arena – October 7, 2011
Team Notes:-The Rangers were defeated by the Los Angeles Kings, 3-2, in overtime tonight at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, in their season-opening match-up as part of the 2011 Compuware NHL Premiere.
-New York is now 35-36-14 all-time in 85 season-opening games, including a 25-27-9 record in 61 season openers away from Madison Square Garden. The Blueshirts have out-scored their opponents, 243-239, in season openers.
-The Rangers have now posted a record of 2-0-1 all-time in three regular season contests in Europe. New York participated in the inaugural NHL Premiere in Prague, Czech Republic to kick-off the 2008-09 season, having won back-to-back contests against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
-New York registered a 57% face-off winning percentage, having won 34 of 60 face-offs in the contest. Brad Richards...