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Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/3/2022

The Philadelphia Flyers takes on the New York Rangers on 4/3/2022 at 07:05 PM.

Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers face off today. The Philadelphia Flyers has a record of 21.0-36.0 this season. The New York Rangers is 44.0-20.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Philadelphia Flyers Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.7 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Philadelphia Flyers into 2.8 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 75.52%, which is below average.

Opponents take 34.0 shots per game regardless of situation, this needs to be corrected now and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Philadelphia Flyers 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 0.4 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 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 13.27% of their shots on the power play, which is pathetic.

They take 30.5 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and they are among the least efficient shooting teams in the NHL so far this season.

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 0.6 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 80.81%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.4 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 26.63% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 28.8 shots per game regardless of situation placing them in the bottom tier of the NHL and they are average in their shot quality.

The Philadelphia Flyers Roster

The Players to Watch for Philadelphia Flyers

Ivan Provorov D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -12.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 16 assists this season. This puts him at 23 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Travis Sanheim D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 25 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.

Rasmus Ristolainen D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -11.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 2 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 14 assists this season. This puts him at 16 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 2.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





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 NHL. He makes 8.0% 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 19.0 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 23 assists this season. This puts him at 33 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.6% 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 14.0 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 9 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 15 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 7.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Philadelphia Flyers 3 New York Rangers 1

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