Bruins take winning streak into home matchup with the Rangers

March 3, 2023 GMT

New York Rangers (35-18-9, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Boston Bruins (47-8-5, first in the Atlantic Division)

Boston; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Bruins are looking to continue a nine-game win streak with a victory against the New York Rangers.

Boston has gone 25-2-3 in home games and 47-8-5 overall. The Bruins are 14-3-4 when they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponent.

New York has gone 18-7-5 in road games and 35-18-9 overall. The Rangers have conceded 173 goals while scoring 204 for a +31 scoring differential.

The matchup Saturday is the third meeting between these teams this season. The Bruins won 5-2 in the last meeting. Jakub Lauko led the Bruins with two goals.

TOP PERFORMERS: David Pastrnak has 42 goals and 37 assists for the Bruins. Pavel Zacha has scored five goals with three assists over the past 10 games.

Adam Fox has 10 goals and 47 assists for the Rangers. Artemi Panarin has seven goals and eight assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bruins: 9-1-0, averaging 4.1 goals, 7.2 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 1.9 goals per game.

Rangers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.

INJURIES: Bruins: Nick Foligno: out (lower-body), Taylor Hall: out (lower body).

Rangers: Ryan Lindgren: day to day (upper body).


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