New York Rangers at Carolina Hurricanes
|Date & Time||Tuesday February 19, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Carolina -205 / NY Rangers +170 / over-under: 5.5
The New York Rangers collide with the Carolina Hurricanes in a Tuesday NHL matchup.
The New York Rangers come off of a 6-5 loss at Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon. Mats Zuccarello led New York with two goals while Ryan Strome and Kevin Hayes added markers. Kevin Shattenkirk and Chris Kreider supplied the Rangers with a pair of assists each and Alexandar Georgiev allowed six goals on 41 shots to get the loss.
Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin led Pittsburgh with two markers each with Marcus Pettersson and Brian Dumoulin also lighting the lamp. Sydney Crosby added three helpers and Casey DeSmith picked up the win for the Penguins despite giving up five goals on 44 shots.
The Carolina Hurricanes are playing their best hockey of the season with wins in six of seven following a 3-0 win against visiting Dallas on Saturday. The Stars did log 33 shots but Anton Khudobin didn’t have his best game with three goals allowed on 27 shots.
Justin Williams and Brock McGinn sored in the first for Carolina with Michael Ferland lighting the lamp in the third.
Eight players recorded points for the Hurricanes and Petr Mrazek stopped 33 shots to get the win.
Rangers are 16-37 in their last 53 road games and Rangers are 16-38 in their last 54 games as a road underdog and Rangers are 2-5 in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest.
Hurricanes are 6-1 in their last 7 overall and Hurricanes are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and Hurricanes are 8-2 in their last 10 home games.
Over is 8-3-5 in the last 16 meetings in Carolina and over is 6-2-2 in the last 10 meetings.
Carolina is hot and the Rangers are competitive but still losing. Small on the competitive visitors or walk away…