Rangers host the Bruins after Zibanejad’s 2-goal showing

Boston Bruins (14-2-3, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. New York Rangers (14-3-1, first in the Metropolitan Division)

New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Bruins -119, Rangers -103; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers host the Boston Bruins after Mika Zibanejad scored two goals in the Rangers’ 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

New York is 14-3-1 overall and 5-1-0 at home. The Rangers are 8-2-0 in games they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponents.

Boston has a 7-1-2 record on the road and a 14-2-3 record overall. The Bruins have gone 13-1-2 in games they score three or more goals.

The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Artemi Panarin has 10 goals and 16 assists for the Rangers. Chris Kreider has six goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

David Pastrnak has 12 goals and 18 assists for the Bruins. Brad Marchand has two goals and eight assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 8-1-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

Bruins: 6-2-2, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.5 assists, 4.6 penalties and 10.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

INJURIES: Rangers: Adam Fox: out (lower body), Filip Chytil: out (upper-body).

Bruins: Matt Grzelcyk: out (upper body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.