Detroit visits New York after Zadina’s 2-goal game
New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers host Detroit after Filip Zadina scored two goals in the Red Wings’ 4-2 loss to the Wild.
The Rangers are 16-12-2 in conference games. New York averages 4.7 penalties per game, the most in the NHL. Brendan Lemieux leads the team with 20 total penalties.
The Red Wings are 5-22-1 in Eastern Conference play. Detroit is last in the NHL recording 28.0 shots per game.
New York took down Detroit 5-1 in the last meeting between these teams on Nov. 6.
TOP PERFORMERS: Artemi Panarin leads the Rangers with 26 goals, adding 42 assists and totaling 68 points. Adam Fox has totaled nine assists over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 2-7-1, averaging 1.9 goals, 3.6 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game with a .879 save percentage.
Rangers: 4-6-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.8 assists, 4.7 penalties and 14.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with a .897 save percentage.
INJURIES: Rangers: None listed.