In his return to the lineup, Adam Clendening had an assist, 1 shot attempt that was blocked, 2 hits and 1 blocked shot in 14:21.
Clendening was also called for holding at 12:21 of the third period which results in Jack Eichel's tying goal.
He played 4:40 in the first, 4:09 in the second and 5:32 in the third and when he was on the ice at 5 on 5 the Rangers had 6 shot attempts for, 10 against, 1 shot on goal for and 3 against. (Natural Stat Trick)
Alain Vigneault said before the game that he wanted to see Clendening in the lineup because he did a good job early in the season and because he is a right handed shot the Rangers could use on the PP. (Newsday)
Dave Maloney said after the game that he thought Clendening was good as well as a "breath of fresh air" into the lineup. (MSG)
He said that Clendening can get the puck out of the zone, he was strong in his positioning and had an "effective game." (MSG)