4th in Metropolitan Division, New York Rangers (40-21-2) takes on 2nd in Atlantic Division, Boston Bruins (33-24-6) tonight. The action dispenses at 7:00 PM EST at TD Garden, Boston.
Previously, in the two encounters between the two this season, the Rangers posted a 5-2 victory over the Bruins in each game. However, today’s matchup against the Rangers will be the first for Bruins with interim coach Bruce Cassidy.
Date and Time: March 2nd, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: TD Garden, Boston
TV: NBC SN (US)
The Rangers suffered a 1-4 defeat against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
Centerman J.T. Miller leads the team with 48 points while right winger Michael Grabner have produced most goals (26)
Battered Rangers have added defenseman Brendan Smith from the Detroit Red Wings as the backline players Dan Girardi and Kevin Klein are out with injuries.
Tuesday night’s 4-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes took Boston’s record under interim coach Bruce Cassidy to 7-1.
Unmitigable Left winger Brad Marchand leads the team with 66 points making 28 goals and 38 assists.