New York hosts New Jersey after Panarin's 2-goal game

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New Jersey Devils (7-4-2, fifth in the Metropolitan) vs. New York Rangers (8-3-3, fourth in the Metropolitan)

New York; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rangers -147, Devils +126; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils visit New York after Artemi Panarin scored two goals in the Rangers' 5-3 win over the Blue Jackets.

The Rangers are 6-1-0 against Eastern Conference opponents. New York averages 9.1 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the Eastern Conference. Jacob Trouba leads the team serving 19 total minutes.

The Devils are 2-1-1 against opponents in the Metropolitan. New Jersey averages 10.2 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the Eastern Conference. Mason Geertsen leads the team serving 19 total minutes.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Chris Kreider leads the Rangers with 11 goals and has 14 points. Panarin has three goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for New York.

Jesper Bratt leads the Devils with six total assists and has 9 points. Andreas Johnsson has five goals over the last 10 games for New Jersey.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 6-2-2, averaging three goals, 4.9 assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .914 save percentage.

Devils: 5-3-2, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.6 assists, four penalties and eight penalty minutes while allowing 2.7 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.

INJURIES: Rangers: Filip Chytil: day to day (upper body).

Devils: None listed.

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

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