New York visits New Jersey in game 7 of the first round
New York Rangers (47-22-13, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (52-22-8, second in the Metropolitan Division)
Newark, New Jersey; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Devils -120, Rangers +100; over/under is 5.5
NHL PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND: Series tied 3-3
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers visit the New Jersey Devils in game seven of the first round of the NHL Playoffs. The teams meet Saturday for the 11th time this season. The Rangers won the previous meeting 5-2.
New Jersey has a 52-22-8 record overall and a 21-9-2 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Devils are 32-11-2 when scoring a power-play goal.
New York is 18-11-3 against the Metropolitan Division and 47-22-13 overall. The Rangers have a 44-5-1 record when scoring at least three goals.
TOP PERFORMERS: Timo Meier has scored 40 goals with 26 assists for the Devils. Jack Hughes has six goals and six assists over the last 10 games.
Artemi Panarin has 29 goals and 63 assists for the Rangers. Chris Kreider has seven goals and three assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 6-4-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.7 assists, 5.2 penalties and 16.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.
Rangers: 4-3-3, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.8 assists, four penalties and 14.2 penalty minutes while giving up 1.9 goals per game.
INJURIES: Devils: Jonathan Bernier: out (hip).
Rangers: None listed.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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