NHL game of the day preview
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New York Rangers vs Vancouver
Wednesday, Feb 15 2023
New York will travel to take on Vancouver on Wendesday.
The current form of both teams have been strong as they head into this matchup. The New York Rangers are coming in with a 31-14 record and the Vancouver Canucks currently sit at 21-29. Both teams look to put up a good fight, as they will be playing on Rogers Arena’s home ice.
The key players for the New York Rangers are forwards Chris Kreider and Artemi Panarin who have 12 goals between them so far this season. On defense, Jacob Trouba leads the charge with 10 assists already this season. Their goaltending has also been solid, with Igor Shesterkin leading the way between the pipes in 14 games played.
For Vancouver, forward Brock Boeser has been the team’s most consistent player, finding the back of the net 8 times in 10 games. On defense, Alexander Edler and Quinn Hughes have combined for 20 assists so far this season. Goaltender Braden Holtby will be starting in net, who currently holds a record of 3-3-0 on the year.
New York Rangers vs Vancouver Prediction:
This matchup should be an exciting one with both teams looking to come away with a victory. With two strong teams competing against each other, it is difficult to make an accurate prediction; however, if we were to guess, we’d lean towards the Rangers taking the win due to their recent form and stronger overall lineup.