NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Rangers
Pittsburgh Penguins (15-8-2) @ New York Rangers (14-10-1)
Date: Monday November 29th, 2010
Predicted Score: Penguins 4-3
Preview: The second and third teams in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference will get together on Monday in the Madison Square Garden.
The Pittsburgh Penguins, second place are 15-8-2 overall. The Penguins are 8-3-1 when playing on the road this season. Pittsburgh has won six straight games, including 4-1 win on Saturday over Calgary. The Penguins on the season rank 10th in the NHL in scoring; averaging 3 goals per game. Sidney Crosby leads the Penguins in points with 40. The center has scored 18 goals and dished out 22 assists through 25 games. The Penguins are the best power play kill team in the NHL; killing over 90%.
The New York Rangers are three points behind the Penguins. New York won in Nashville on Saturday night; 2-1 in overtime. While playing at home this season, the Rangers have won just 5 of 12. New York is led by left wing Brandon Dubinksy’s 20 points. Dubinsky leads the team with 12 goals, and also has passed for 8 assists.
Our prediction in this game: Pittsburgh continues to stay hot and wins on the road. Penguins win 4-3.