Two of the top 5 teams in the Eastern Conference will go against each other when the New York Rangers host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY on March 25, 2022.
- New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 25/3/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY
New York Rangers Stats & Form
The New York Rangers are currently third in the Metropolitan Division and fifth in the Eastern Conference with a 40-19-5 record.
The Rangers have won 4 of the last 6 games and are coming off an unexpected 7-4 loss to the New Jersey Devils.
The Rangers are 24-8-1 against Eastern Conference opponents. New York is 10th in the Eastern Conference recording 8 points per game, averaging 3.0 goals and 5.1 assists.
Chris Kreider leads the Rangers with 42 goals and has 58 points. Artemi Panarin has 13 assists over the last 10 games for New York.
The Rangers are 6-4-0 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
New York Rangers News
The New York Rangers have won 7 of the last 8 games following a loss of three or more goals.
Pittsburgh Penguins Stats & Form
The Pittsburgh Penguins are second in the Metropolitan Division and third in the Eastern Conference with a 39-16-10 record.
They were on a three-game winning streak before losing 4-3 after a shootout to Buffalo.
The Penguins are 12-4-2 in division games. Pittsburgh ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference averaging 5.6 assists per game, led by Sidney Crosby with 0.8.
Jake Guentzel leads the Penguins with 31 goals and has 64 points. Crosby has seven goals over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.
The Penguins are 6-2-2 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while allowing 2.2 goals per game with a .928 save percentage.
Pittsburgh Penguins News
The Penguins have won 22 of the last 30 games as a road favourite and 19 of the last 28 games against Eastern Conference teams.
New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Head-to-Head Stats
Pittsburgh has won 7 of the last 10 games against the Rangers with the last one 1-0 win earlier this season.
Six of the last ten games between these two teams have finished over 5.5 goals.
New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds
The Pittsburgh Penguins are slight favourites in this game with 124 odds to win while the Rangers are at 166. The draw is set at 332.
The total goals margin is set at 5.5 with -123 to go over and 100 for under.
Both teams are among the top 5 in the Eastern Conference eager to get at the very top as it is within their reach. They are both experienced and tough squads that are ranked third and fourth in goals allowed per game which will bring another game in which every goal will have an additional value.
How tough these teams are playing each other is best described by their last matchup when the Penguins won 1-0. No injured players are reported on both sides meaning that they will go full force tonight. The Rangers have played under the total goals margin in 9 of the last 10 games against conference rivals while the Penguins have done so in 8 of their last 10 road games.