New York visits New Jersey after shootout win
Fri, Nov 17, 2023
NHL News (AP)
New York Rangers (11-2-1, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (8-6-1, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
Newark, New Jersey; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils host the New York Rangers after the Rangers took down the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 in a shootout.
New Jersey has an 8-6-1 record overall and a 2-2-0 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Devils have a 4-1-0 record in one-goal games.
New York is 2-1-0 against the Metropolitan Division and 11-2-1 overall. The Rangers have a 7-1-0 record when they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponent.
The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jack Hughes has five goals and 15 assists for the Devils. Timo Meier has scored five goals and added three assists over the past 10 games.
Artemi Panarin has eight goals and 16 assists for the Rangers. Alexis Lafreniere has six goals and four assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 5-5-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 5.9 assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.
Rangers: 9-0-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 1.9 goals per game.
INJURIES: Devils: Timo Meier: day to day (undisclosed), Brian Halonen: out (lower body), Nico Hischier: out (upper body), Jack Hughes: out (shoulder), Nico Daws: out (hip), Nolan Foote: out (upper body).
Rangers: Ryan Lindgren: day to day (upper body), Adam Fox: out (lower body), Igor Shesterkin: day to day (undisclosed), Filip Chytil: out (upper-body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar."