Marchand and the Bruins visit the Rangers
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This article was published 27/02/2021 (538 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
Boston Bruins (11-5-2, first in the East Division) vs. New York Rangers (7-8-3, sixth in the East Division)
New York; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Brad Marchand leads Boston into a matchup with New York. He ranks 10th in the league with 22 points, scoring 10 goals and recording 12 assists.
The Rangers are 7-8-3 against East Division opponents. New York averages 10.0 penalty minutes per game, the fifth-most in the league. Chris Kreider leads the team serving 19 total minutes.
The Bruins are 11-5-2 in division games. Boston averages 10.8 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the NHL. Trent Frederic leads the team serving 24 total minutes.
The teams meet for the second straight game.
TOP PERFORMERS: Artemi Panarin leads the Rangers with 13 assists and has 18 points this season. Ryan Strome has four goals and six assists over the last 10 games for New York.
Marchand leads the Bruins with 10 goals and has 22 points. David Pastrnak has nine goals over the last 10 games for Boston.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 5-4-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.6 assists, 5.1 penalties and 12 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .929 save percentage.
Bruins: 6-4-0, averaging three goals, 5.3 assists, 4.7 penalties and 12.5 penalty minutes while allowing 3.2 goals per game with an .889 save percentage.
INJURIES: Rangers: Justin Richards: out (health protocols), Kaapo Kakko: out (covid-19), Filip Chytil: out (upper body), Jacob Trouba: out (thumb).
Bruins: Jeremy Lauzon: out (hand), David Krejci: day to day (lower body), Ondrej Kase: day to day (upper body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.