Rangers bring 3-game win streak into matchup with the Bruins

Boston Bruins (9-1-0, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. New York Rangers (6-3-2, second in the Metropolitan Division)

New York; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers come into a matchup against the Boston Bruins as winners of three straight games.

New York is 6-3-2 overall and 3-1-2 in home games. The Rangers have a 5-0-0 record when scoring at least three goals.

Boston had a 51-26-5 record overall and a 25-17-3 record in road games last season. The Bruins scored 249 total goals last season (50 power-play goals and four shorthanded goals).

Thursday's game is the sixth meeting between these teams this season. The Bruins won 3-1 in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mika Zibanejad has six goals and seven assists for the Rangers. Artemi Panarin has five goals and 10 assists over the last 10 games.

David Pastrnak has seven goals and 10 assists for the Bruins. Taylor Hall has scored five goals with three assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 5-3-2, averaging 2.9 goals, five assists, 3.3 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Bruins: 9-1-0, averaging 4.4 goals, 6.7 assists, 4.5 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Rangers: Vitali Kravtsov: out (upper-body), Filip Chytil: out (concussion).

Bruins: Charlie McAvoy: out (shoulder), David Krejci: day to day (upper body), Jeremy Swayman: day to day (undisclosed), Matthew Filipe: out (undisclosed).


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

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