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New York hosts Boston after Kreider’s 2-goal game

February 14, 2022 GMT

Boston Bruins (27-16-3, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. New York Rangers (30-13-4, third in the Metropolitan)

New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts the Boston Bruins after Chris Kreider scored two goals in the Rangers’ 5-2 victory over the Panthers.

The Rangers are 18-5-0 against Eastern Conference opponents. New York is first in the Eastern Conference with 5.2 assists per game, led by Artemi Panarin averaging 0.9.

The Bruins are 11-3-1 against opponents from the Atlantic. Boston has scored 134 goals and is ninth in the Eastern Conference averaging 2.9 goals per game. David Pastrnak leads the team with 24.

In their last meeting on Nov. 26, New York won 5-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan Lindgren leads the Rangers with a plus-18 in 44 games this season. Kreider has 12 goals and three assists over the last 10 games for New York.

Pastrnak leads the Bruins with 24 goals and has 45 points. Taylor Hall has two goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Boston.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 7-3-0, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.4 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .919 save percentage.

Bruins: 5-4-1, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.8 assists, five penalties and 12.3 penalty minutes while allowing 3.2 goals per game with an .891 save percentage.

INJURIES: Rangers: Filip Chytil: day to day (lower body).

Bruins: Matt Grzelcyk: day to day (upper body), Patrice Bergeron: day to day (upper body).

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