Canucks visit the Rangers after Horvat’s 2-goal game

February 27, 2022 GMT

Vancouver Canucks (25-22-6, sixth in the Pacific) vs. New York Rangers (33-14-5, third in the Metropolitan)

New York; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rangers -144, Canucks +122; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Vancouver visits the New York Rangers after Bo Horvat scored two goals in the Canucks’ 7-1 win over the Flames.

The Rangers have gone 17-4-3 in home games. New York ranks ninth in the Eastern Conference averaging 2.9 goals per game, led by Chris Kreider with 34.

The Canucks are 13-12-3 on the road. Vancouver averages 8.8 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the Western Conference. Tyler Myers leads the team serving 48 total minutes.

In their last meeting on Nov. 2, Vancouver won 3-2. J.T. Miller scored two goals for the Canucks.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kreider leads the Rangers with 34 goals, adding 14 assists and totaling 48 points. Artemi Panarin has 12 points over the last 10 games for New York.

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Miller leads the Canucks with 20 goals and has 57 points. Elias Pettersson has five goals over the last 10 games for Vancouver.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 6-3-1, averaging 2.4 goals, four assists, 3.7 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up 1.9 goals per game with a .941 save percentage.

Canucks: 6-3-1, averaging 3.7 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.8 penalties and nine penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.

INJURIES: Rangers: None listed.

Canucks: Phillip Di Giuseppe: out (covid-19).

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