Rangers center J.T. Miller (no. 10) is pursued by Detroit...

Rangers center J.T. Miller (no. 10) is pursued by Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk during the first period. (Oct. 26, 2013) Credit: AP

Biggest two points of the year so far? Without a doubt, as Alain Vigneault is fond of saying.

Sure, the Blueshirts have just six points in nine games, but capped a brutal road stretch with some positive vibes, scoring three goals after just one in the two previous games.

Top players? Beyond Brassard, who scored the game-winner in OT, Cam Talbot and Benoit Pouliot and Chris Kreider, all of whom were mentioned by Vigneault?

Funny, Wings coach Mike Babcock praised Brian Boyle yesterday morning, and his line with Taylor Pyatt and Derek Dorsett kept the puck in the Detroit end an awful lot tonight. And Boyle won 13 of 20 faceoffs.

Every Rangers but Dan Girardi and J.T. Miller had at least one shot. Anton Stralman led all Rangers with a career-high six. The team is practicing for the first time at the Garden Sunday, will have a report from the new bridges for you all…

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