New York visits Pittsburgh after shootout victory
New York Rangers (37-19-9, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (33-22-10, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Penguins -125, Rangers +105; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins host the New York Rangers after the Rangers defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 in overtime.
Pittsburgh is 33-22-10 overall and 7-7-5 against the Metropolitan Division. The Penguins are 7-5-6 when they serve more penalty minutes than their opponent.
New York is 37-19-9 overall with an 8-7-1 record against the Metropolitan Division. The Rangers have allowed 181 goals while scoring 211 for a +30 scoring differential.
The teams meet Sunday for the second time this season. The Penguins won the last matchup 3-2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Evgeni Malkin has 23 goals and 45 assists for the Penguins. Jason Zucker has nine goals over the last 10 games.
Artemi Panarin has 20 goals and 53 assists for the Rangers. Alexis Lafreniere has five goals over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 6-3-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.5 assists, 4.4 penalties and 11.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.
Rangers: 4-5-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.4 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.
INJURIES: Penguins: Nick Bonino: out (kidney), Ryan Poehling: out (upper body).
Rangers: Ryan Lindgren: day to day (upper body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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