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New York Rangers vs. San Jose Sharks NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 1/13/2022

The New York Rangers takes on the San Jose Sharks on 1/13/2022 at 10:35 PM.

New York Rangers and San Jose Sharks face off today. The New York Rangers has a record of 23.0-10.0 this season. The San Jose Sharks is 20.0-16.0 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 as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.4 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force New York Rangers into 2.9 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 85.19%, which is above average.

Opponents take 31.7 shots per game regardless of situation and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

New York Rangers Team Offense Preview

They score 2.1 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 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 22.94% of their shots on the power play.

They take 28.4 shots per game regardless of situation placing them in the bottom tier of the NHL and they are average in their shot quality.

San Jose Sharks Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force San Jose Sharks into 2.6 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 82.11%, which is average.

Opponents take 30.9 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

San Jose Sharks Team Offense Preview




They score 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.4 goals per game in power play situations, the power play is a problem and they are among the worst when opponents are shorthanded. Thus far, they have had 2.5 power play opportunities per game this season and that places them among the worst at getting power play opportunities. This means that they score on 17.39% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 30.1 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like 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 9.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 31 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 36 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 7.1% 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 3.0 this season. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 10 assists this season. This puts him at 16 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mika Zibanejad C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 4.0 this season. He has scored 13 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 20 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 33 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 12.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The San Jose Sharks Roster

The Players to Watch for San Jose Sharks

Brent Burns D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 22 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 26 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 4.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mario Ferraro D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 9 assists this season. This puts him at 11 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tomas Hertl C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -2.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 20 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 11 assists this season. This puts him at 31 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 18.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

New York Rangers vs. San Jose Sharks Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: New York Rangers 3 San Jose Sharks 5

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