New York Rangers face NHL leading Bruins only on ESPN+, HULU streaming service

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Feb 26, 2021; New York, New York, USA; Ryan Lindgren #55 of the New York Rangers hits Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins during the first period at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: POOL PHOTOS-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Rangers will break out their new Reverse Retro jerseys in a tilt against the NHL’s best team. On Tuesday night, the Boston Bruins will try and storm the Garden for another win.

For many fans, they may be left in the dark as this contest will be an ESPN+/HULU exclusive.

Igor Shesterkin has already been announced as the starter for tonight’s matchup, which is his fourth straight appearance. This season, he’s 6-0-2 with a 2.22 GAA and a .921 SV%.

His opponent will likely be Linus Ullmark, who along with Shesterkin and Carter Hart are the only NHL starting goalies without a regulation loss. He’s 7-0-0 with a 2.19 GAA and a .932 SV%.

Here’s today’s game and broadcast info:

New York Rangers (6-3-2) vs. Boston Bruins (9-1-0)
Date/Time: November 3, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET
Arena: Madison Square Garden
Radio: ESPN 98.7

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 New York Rangers face Bruins on ESPN+

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The Rangers will be looking to pick up their fourth straight win after losing four straight (0-2-2).

Tonight’s game will be an ESPN+ and HULU exclusive. Per ESPN Press Room:

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Chris Kreider played the role of hero in the team’s 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday. His goal came with just 53 seconds left in OT to lift the team to their third straight win and a 1st place tie in the Metropolitan Division with the surprising New Jersey Devils.

“There’s definitely times we get a little bit frustrated,” Kreider said about the lack of scoring despite outplaying their opponent. “Just because that might wear on you a little bit doesn’t mean you get away from your game. And I thought we stuck with it.”

New York outshot Philadelphia by a 36-19 margin for the game.

Filip Chytil, who was injured in a 5-1 loss against the Columbus Blue Jackets on October 23rd is probable for tonight.

“There’s definitely a possibility,” Gerard Gallant said on Wednesday. “He lasted the whole practice and he felt good, so we’ll see.”

Chytil, 23, has three points (2G -1A) in 6 games this season.

Gallant is slated to speak with the media at 5:30 PM ET and likely to provide an update if Chytil will play.

Boston Bruins are NHL’s best

The Rangers will have their hands full with the Bruins who are undefeated when leading after two periods this season (8-0-0) and coming off a huge 6-5 OT comeback against the Pittsburgh Penguins after being down 5-2.

Boston is red-hot winning six straight and have a league best 4.40 goal per game average which will put Shesterkin and the Rangers defense to the test.

“They believe in there,” new Bruins coach Jim Montgomery said. “It’s incredible. It was 5-3 in the third period and we’re generating chances…there were like nine minutes left and it might not be our night but it was.”

New York won two out of three versus Boston last season and will hope to carry that over in this contest.

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