New York hosts Florida following Trocheck's 2-goal game

Florida Panthers (41-16-4, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. New York Rangers (40-17-4, first in the Metropolitan Division)

New York; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers host the Florida Panthers after Vincent Trocheck scored two goals in the Rangers' 4-3 shootout loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

New York is 21-7-0 in home games and 40-17-4 overall. The Rangers have gone 22-7-1 when they commit fewer penalties than their opponent.

Florida has a 41-16-4 record overall and a 21-8-2 record in road games. The Panthers have a 14-4-3 record in games decided by one goal.

The teams meet Monday for the second time this season. The Panthers won the last meeting 4-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Artemi Panarin has scored 35 goals with 48 assists for the Rangers. Adam Fox has two goals and 10 assists over the past 10 games.

Sam Reinhart has 42 goals and 30 assists for the Panthers. Carter Verhaeghe has six goals and five assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 8-1-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.3 assists, 4.4 penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.

Panthers: 9-1-0, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.4 assists, 5.6 penalties and 19.3 penalty minutes while giving up 1.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Rangers: Blake Wheeler: out for season (lower-body), Filip Chytil: out for season (upper-body).

Panthers: Jonah Gadjovich: day to day (undisclosed).


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

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