How to watch Rangers vs Bruins, plus matchup notes and stats

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Oct 2, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Bruins goaltender Linus Ullmark (35) looks back into the net after a goal was scored by New York Rangers left wing Alexis Lafrenière (13) during an overtime period at the TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Rangers will face the Boston Bruins for the second time this season. In their one and only meeting the Blueshirts went into Boston and picked up a 5-2 victory.

Here’s how to watch and listen to today’s game. plus matchup and stats information.

NYR: 30-13-4 (64 POINTS)
BOS: 27-16-3 (57 POINTS)


Rangers last game: 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers

How to watch Rangers vs Bruins

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New York Rangers vs Boston Bruins

All-Time: 263-297-97-4 (150-126-55-1 at home; 113-171-42-3 on the road)

The Rangers have won three of their last four contests against the Boston Bruins.

Rangers that can wrangle Bruins:

Mika Zibanejad – 38 GP, 14G-7A-21 PTS – Zibanejad has multi-point games in two of his last four games against Boston. In those two games, Zibanejad was a combined Plus-5. In 38 games against the Bruins, he has at least one point in 18 of them.

Ryan Strome – 27 GP, 6G-11A-17 PTS – Strome has five points (2G-3A) in his last four games against the Bruins. In the first matchup of the season, Strome had a goal and an assist in the win in Boston. Last February, Strome had a three-point game (1G-2A) at MSG against Boston. Strome has goals in six of 27 games, assists in eight of 27 games and points in 11 of 27 career games against the Bruins.

Artemi Panarin – 16 GP, 4G-11A-15 PTS – Panarin has points in six of his last seven games (1G-7A) and eight of 10 games (2G-8A) against Boston dating back to March 19, 2018. In total, Panarin has at least one point in 10 of his 16 career matchups with Boston. On April 3, 2016, with Chicago, Panarin tallied a four-point night (1G-3A) against the Bruins.

Per New York Rangers Game Notes

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Rangers key numbers

Home is where the wins are: The Rangers have picked up at least a point in 17 of their 21 home games this season (15-4-2). They’ve also are 7-1-1 in their last 9 at MSG.

Key Rangers:

Chris Kreider’s 33 goals are tied for 1st in the NHL, his 17 PPG ranks first.

Adam Fox’s 47 points are tied for 2nd in scoring among defensemen.

Artemi Panarin’s 52 points is good for 9th in the NHL.

Igor Shesterkin is 2-3-0 with a .910 SV%, and 2.95 GAA against the Bruins.


Rangers Milestones within reach

Mika Zibanejad is 1 overtime goal away from tying Cecil Dillon, Butch Keeling and Brian Leetch (7 each) for the most overtime goals by a player in Rangers history. 1 SHG to tie for top 10 in shorthanded goals.

Rangers Special Teams

  • NYR PP is running at 25.90% (4th)
  • NYR PK is working at 82.61% (10th)

*Some Stats and Info courtesy New York Rangers. Other team stats available on Forever Blueshirts.

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