'With the goal, his sixth of the season, Messier gave the Rangers the 3-0 lead, and it looked like they were going to halt their five-game winless slide in high style with Richter putting up another shutout. But the Rangers, specifically newcomer Matthew Barnaby, got into trouble late in the third period, and it nearly cost them the game.'
Messier records 1,800th point in victory
December 16, 2001 Submitted by
Via: Newark Star Ledger