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New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/5/2022

The New York Rangers takes on the New Jersey Devils on 4/5/2022 at 06:05 PM.

New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils face off today. The New York Rangers has a record of 44.0-20.0 this season. The New Jersey Devils is 24.0-39.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

New York Rangers Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force New York Rangers into 2.9 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 81.09%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.3 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

New York Rangers Team Offense Preview

They score 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 2.7 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 26.2% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 29.1 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and they are average in their shot quality.

New Jersey Devils Team Defense Preview

They give up 3.0 goals per game in even strength situations, they are below average on the defensive end. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force New Jersey Devils into 2.6 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 81.01%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.3 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are among the worst in the NHL at goaltending right now.

New Jersey Devils Team Offense Preview




They score 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.5 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.8 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 17.62% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 31.9 shots per game regardless of situation and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

The New York Rangers Roster

The Players to Watch for New York Rangers

Adam Fox D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 8.0 this season. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 56 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 66 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 7.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jacob Trouba D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 20.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 24 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 34 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

K’Andre Miller D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 16.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 10 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 16 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 7.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The New Jersey Devils Roster

The Players to Watch for New Jersey Devils

Damon Severson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -20.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 29 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 39 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 7.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jonas Siegenthaler D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -5.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 13 assists this season. This puts him at 14 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 1.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan Graves D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -13.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 27 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: New York Rangers 3 New Jersey Devils 2

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