Metropolitan Division-leading Rangers play the Penguins

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

New York Rangers (12-3-1, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (9-8, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)

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.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jake Guentzel has six goals and 15 assists for the Penguins. Erik Karlsson has four goals and nine assists over the last 10 games.

Artemi Panarin has 10 goals and 16 assists for the Rangers. Chris Kreider has five goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

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).

Rangers: Adam Fox: out (lower body), Filip Chytil: out (upper-body).


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