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Toronto Maple Leafs (14-6-5, third in the Atlantic Division) vs. New York Rangers (19-6-1, first in the Metropolitan Division)

New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Rangers -147, Maple Leafs +123; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Maple Leafs visit the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers.

New York has a 9-2-0 record at home and a 19-6-1 record overall. The Rangers are 8– in games decided by one goal.

Toronto is 14-6-5 overall and 6-2-4 on the road. The Maple Leafs have gone 5-2-0 when they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponent.

Tuesday’s game is the first meeting between these teams this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alexis Lafreniere has scored eight goals with eight assists for the Rangers. Artemi Panarin has six goals and five assists over the last 10 games.

William Nylander has 13 goals and 21 assists for the Maple Leafs. Auston Matthews has scored six goals and added three assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 7-3-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.5 assists, 4.8 penalties and 12.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

Maple Leafs: 6-1-3, averaging three goals, 5.3 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

INJURIES: Rangers: Kaapo Kakko: out (undisclosed), Barclay Goodrow: day to day (upper body), Filip Chytil: out (upper-body).

Maple Leafs: John Klingberg: out for season (hip), Mark Giordano: out (finger), Matt Murray: out (hip), Timothy Liljegren: out (lower-body), Joseph Woll: out (ankle), Jake Muzzin: out for season (back).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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