Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
: Rangers -112, Penguins -107; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Metropolitan Division-leading New York Rangers visit the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Pittsburgh is 9-8 overall with a 2-2-0 record against the Metropolitan Division. The Penguins have a +12 scoring differential, with 58 total goals scored and 46 given up.
New York has a 3-1-0 record in Metropolitan Division games and a 12-3-1 record overall. The Rangers have an 8-2-0 record in games their opponents serve more penalty minutes.
Wednesday's game is the first meeting between these teams this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 6-4-0, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.
Rangers: 8-1-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.4 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.
INJURIES: Penguins: Mark Pysyk: out (lower-body), Will Butcher: out (undisclosed), Pierre-Olivier Joseph: out (undisclosed).