Toronto hosts New York after shutout victory

New York Rangers (10-3-3, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (11-5-1, second in the Atlantic)

Toronto; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST


LINE: Maple Leafs -169, Rangers +138; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers visit Toronto after the Maple Leafs shut out Nashville 3-0. Jack Campbell earned the victory in the net for Toronto after recording 24 saves.

The Maple Leafs are 7-3-1 in conference play. Toronto ranks ninth in the Eastern Conference averaging 4.8 assists per game, led by Mitch Marner with 0.6.

The Rangers are 8-1-0 in conference matchups. New York averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the 10th-most in the Eastern Conference. Jacob Trouba leads the team serving 24 total minutes.

New York took down Toronto 2-1 in the last meeting between these teams on Oct. 18.

TOP PERFORMERS: John Tavares leads the Maple Leafs with eight goals, adding seven assists and recording 15 points. Marner has 14 points over the last 10 games for Toronto.

Chris Kreider leads the Rangers with 12 goals and has 15 points. Artemi Panarin has three goals over the last 10 games for New York.


LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 9-1-0, averaging 3.3 goals, six assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.9 penalty minutes while giving up 1.8 goals per game with a .940 save percentage.

Rangers: 6-2-2, averaging three goals, 4.5 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.

INJURIES: Maple Leafs: None listed.

Rangers: None listed.

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