Photo: flickr eric magnsuon Writer: Jimmy Gold
The New York Rangers travel to Denver, Colorado to take on the Colorado Avalanche. In their latest game, the New York Rangers won 6-3 over the Arizona Coyotes. Matt Puempel had a hat trick, scoring three goals. It's possible that Nick Holden was the best player on the ice for the New York Rangers with 2 points. Chris Kreider scored once for the New York Rangers. Chris Kreider has been solid this year with 26 total points. JT Miller had a very offensively productive game with 1 goals and 1 assists. Jimmy Vesey had an assist. Kevin Hayes had the hat trick of helpers. Kevin Hayes had the hat trick of helpers. Marek Hrivik had an assist. The Colorado Avalanche have not played since Thursday.
Calvin Pickard should be in goal for the Colorado Avalanche. Over 17 appearances, he has delivered a 2.95 GAA and 0.904 SV% this season. He allowed 3 goals on 33 shots during his latest appearance.
Henrik Lundqvist should start in net for this game. Over 25 appearances, he has delivered a 2.47 GAA and 0.915 SV% this season. In his latest game, he was poor, allowing 4 goals. Lundqvist has been average over his last 5 games, posting a 0.894 save percentage.
The Colorado Avalanche need to work on their structure as they've had trouble moving the puck up the ice this season. The Colorado Avalanche are 4-12-1 when playing at home this season. The New York Rangers have been fantastic when playing on the road with a 12-6-0 record. The Colorado Avalanche have gone 2-1 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The New York Rangers have gone 8-5 when playing Western-Central opponents this season. The Colorado Avalanche are 7-11 when taking on a team with a winning record .
Colorado Avalanche should have enough firepower to come away with a victory. The Colorado Avalanche will certain pepper the opposition with shots in this one.
Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
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