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Columbus hosts New York after Kuraly’s 2-goal game

November 13, 2021 GMT

New York Rangers (7-3-3, third in the Metropolitan) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (7-4-0, sixth in the Metropolitan)

Columbus, Ohio; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jackets +107, Rangers -129; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers visit Columbus after Sean Kuraly scored two goals in the Blue Jackets’ 4-3 loss to the Capitals.

The Blue Jackets are 2-4-0 in conference play. Columbus ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.1 goals per game, led by Boone Jenner with six.

The Rangers are 1-1-0 against opponents in the Metropolitan. New York is last in the NHL recording 25.7 shots per game.

In their last meeting on Oct. 29, New York won 4-0. Chris Kreider scored a team-high two goals for the Rangers in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Oliver Bjorkstrand leads the Blue Jackets with 14 points, scoring five goals and adding nine assists. Jakub Voracek has nine assists over the last 10 games for Columbus.

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Artemi Panarin leads the Rangers with 11 total assists and has 13 points. Adam Fox has eight assists over the last 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jackets: 6-4-0, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.

Rangers: 6-2-2, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.2 assists, four penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .921 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blue Jackets: Max Domi: out (health protocols), Adam Boqvist: day to day (undisclosed).

Rangers: Filip Chytil: 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.