Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
Final
3:2
New York Rangers
Highlights and Stats


PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh will host the NHL game between the teams of the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers who are set to meet on Tuesday, 08:00 PM EDT. The Penguins are at number 4 in the Metropolitan Division with 40 points, while the Rangers are currently occupying the 3rd position, after collecting 41 points in the course of the season so far.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 05-15-2022
TeamP1P2P3OTFinal
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
1 2 0 0 3
New York Rangers
New York Rangers
1 1 1 1 4

The previous meeting of the teams was on May 15, 2022, and ended in a 4-3 win for the New York Rangers. Mika Zibanejad was one of the main reasons for the Rangers’ triumph back then. He spent 23:56 on the ice, earning 3 points by scoring one goal and assisting his teammates twice. For the Penguins, Evan Rodrigues earned two points on the night. He was on the ice for 15:17 and contributed one goal and one assist. The Rangers’ goalie, Igor Shesterkin, played at a very high level and ended the game with a 0.933 save percentage. His colleague on the other end, Tristan Jarry, was tasked with 30 attempts on his goal and allowed 4 to roll past him. When it comes to the latest five encounters, the Pittsburgh Penguins won twice and the New York Rangers triumphed three times.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team05-15-202205-13-202205-11-202205-09-202205-07-2022
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
33 37 7
New York Rangers
New York Rangers
4 55 24

Pittsburgh Penguins Form

*Last 10 Pittsburgh Penguins Games - 7:2:1
12-18-202212-15-202212-12-202212-10-202212-09-202212-06-202212-03-202212-01-202211-29-202211-26-2022
3:2@ Carolina Hurricanes2:4@ Florida Panthers2:1vs Dallas Stars3:1vs Buffalo Sabres3:4@ Buffalo Sabres4:1vs Columbus Blue Jackets6:2vs St. Louis Blues4:3vs Vegas Golden Knights2:3vs Carolina Hurricanes1:4vs Toronto Maple Leafs

In their latest game on Sunday, December 18th, the Pittsburgh Penguins played against the Carolina Hurricanes, losing 3-2 on enemy ice. Rickard Rakell was the best for the Penguins, as he earned 1 point for 21:01 of playing time on the night. He had five attempts on goal but succeeded only with one. Casey DeSmith’s 26 saves couldn’t prevent the team from losing as he let in three goals. Pittsburgh’s balance across the most recent 10 games stands at 7-2-1, and they are on a streak of L1. The Penguins are 9-3-2 when playing at their own arena this campaign. The calendar shows that the Pittsburgh Penguins will next be against the Carolina Hurricanes on 12/22 at home.

Pittsburgh Penguins Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    108.00
  • Goals Against
    89.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Pittsburgh Penguins Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Tristan Jarry

    Games Played:20
    Saves Percentage:0.921
    Shutouts:2
  • Top Skater

    Sidney Crosby

    Games Played:31
    Goals:17
    Assists:23

Pittsburgh Penguins Missing Players

NONE

New York Rangers Form

*Last 10 New York Rangers Games - 8:1:1
12-18-202212-17-202212-15-202212-12-202212-09-202212-07-202212-05-202212-03-202212-02-202211-30-2022
1:7@ Chicago Blackhawks3:6@ Philadelphia Flyers3:1vs Toronto Maple Leafs4:3vs New Jersey Devils1:2@ Colorado Avalanche1:5@ Vegas Golden Knights6:4vs St. Louis Blues2:5vs Chicago Blackhawks2:3vs Ottawa Senators1:3@ Ottawa Senators

The Rangers visited the Chicago Blackhawks for their latest clash on December 18. It ended in a huge 1-7 triumph for them. The team’s best performer in that clash was Artemi Panarin, as he scored one goal and assisted twice for 17:42 of game time on the night. He attempted four shots in total towards the enemy’s net. Another reason for the team’s victory was the brilliant performance of Igor Shesterkin, who stopped 29 of the 30 shots that were sent towards his goal. The Rangers triumphed in 8 of the previous 10 outings, while allowing 1 defeat during the 60 minutes and losing 1 time in overtime or shootouts. They are on a run of seven straight victories at the moment. Since the start of the season, the team has an 11-4-1 record when visiting. The Rangers franchise’s next home game will be against the New York Islanders at the Madison Square Garden on 12/22.

New York Rangers Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    109.00
  • Goals Against
    90.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

New York Rangers Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Igor Shesterkin

    Games Played:24
    Saves Percentage:0.919
    Shutouts:4
  • Top Skater

    Artemi Panarin

    Games Played:33
    Goals:8
    Assists:32

New York Rangers Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
0 2 1 3
New York Rangers
New York Rangers
1 0 1 2
Pittsburgh PenguinsNew York Rangers
  • Score

    3
    2
  • PP Opportunities

    3
    3
  • PP Goals

    2
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Pittsburgh PenguinsvsNew York Rangers
  • 1`00:22
    0-1
    Chris KreiderVincent Trocheck
  • 1`01:58
    PierreOlivier Joseph2 minutes for Holding Kaapo Kakko
    -
  • 1`13:59
    Marcus Pettersson2 minutes for Slashing Mika Zibanejad
    -
  • 1`15:07
    -
    Adam Fox2 minutes for Holding Brock McGinn
  • 2`03:28
    Kasperi Kapanen2 minutes for Tripping Adam Fox
    -
  • 2`13:43
    -
    K'Andre Miller2 minutes for Interference Rickard Rakell
  • 2`14:24
    Evgeni MalkinSidney Crosby
    1-1
  • 2`18:09
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