Saturday, January 7, 2017
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The New York Rangers travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
New York comes into this matchup having played 41 games. They have an overall record of 27-13-1 and on the road they have a record of 14-6-0. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 141 goals and given up 103 goals for a point differential of +38. The Rangers have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-14 and an over/under record of 22-15-4. Columbus shows up with a record of 27-6-4 including 15-3-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 126 goals and surrendered 79 for a goal differential of +47. The Blue Jackets have a record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-10 while their over/under record sits at 13-20-4.
J.T. Miller has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 12 goals this season with 73 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Kevin Hayes has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 13 goals on 69 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 17 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 751 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 686 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 6 goals this season with 90 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 18 goals on 107 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 25 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 934 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 869 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Rangers have 55 total points this season. They have scored 141 goals while giving up 103 goals. They have had 123 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Rangers have allowed 115 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.83% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 111 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 107 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 126 goals scored while they've given up 79 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.27%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 2,207 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,312 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.4% as they have 1,674 attempts while they've given up 1,650 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 47.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.9% for the season. They have 1,133 face off wins compared to 1,246 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.6%. On defense New York has 862 hits and they've blocked 662 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 2,043 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,087 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.9% as they have 1,544 shots while they've given up 1,548 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 1,061 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,159 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 539 shot attempts and they have 715 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 25-14 straight up
The New York Rangers are 22-15-4 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 25-10 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 13-20-4 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
12/30/16 LW Rick Nash Groin expected to miss 7-10 days
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back out indefinitely
01/04/17 D Marc Staal Upper Body "?" Saturday vs Columbus
01/03/17 LW Matt Puempel Concussion out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take New York
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