New York; Sunday, 5 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Rangers -284, Canadiens +230; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Montreal Canadiens visit the New York Rangers after the Rangers knocked off the Dallas Stars 2-1 in overtime.
New York has an 11-7-4 record at home and a 24-12-7 record overall. The Rangers have a +23 scoring differential, with 138 total goals scored and 115 conceded.
Montreal has a 17-23-3 record overall and an 8-12-3 record on the road. The Canadiens have gone 8-2-3 in games decided by a single goal.
The matchup Sunday is the second time these teams meet this season. The Rangers won 4-1 in the previous matchup.
Nicholas Suzuki has 16 goals and 20 assists for the Canadiens. Cole Caufield has scored six goals over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 6-2-2, averaging three goals, 4.8 assists, 2.6 penalties and 5.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.
Canadiens: 2-8-0, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.5 assists, 5.2 penalties and 15 penalty minutes while giving up 4.4 goals per game.
INJURIES: Rangers: Artemi Panarin: day to day (illness), Ryan Lindgren: day to day (illness), Chris Kreider: day to day (upper-body), Vitali Kravtsov: day to day (illness), Julien Gauthier: day to day (upper body).
Canadiens: Sean Monahan: out (foot), Brendan Gallagher: out (lower body), Carey Price: out (knee), Emil Heineman: out (thumb), Kaiden Guhle: out (leg), Paul Byron: out (hip), Michael Matheson: out (lower-body).
The Associated Press