January 23, 2022

Viewers information to Rangers-Avalanche on ESPN+

The ESPN+ unique schedule continues on Tuesday night time with a possible Stanley Cup Last matchup, because the New York Rangers go to the Colorado Avalanche, with protection beginning at 8:55 p.m. ET.

To assist get you prepared for the sport, we have put collectively a information on all the important thing gamers to look at for every group, together with in-depth statistical insights from ESPN Stats & Info, and extra.

This season, ESPN+ will broadcast 75 unique regular-season video games, with ABC and ESPN airing a mixed 28 unique regular-season video games for a complete of 103 video games. The complete broadcast schedule can be found here.

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Rangers
ESPN Power Rankings: 6
Goalie confidence rank: 3
Main scorer: Artemi Panarin, 32 factors in 27 video games
2021-22 report: 18-6-3, third in Metro division

  • The Rangers are 18-6-3, good for 39 factors this season. They’re one win and one level shy of probably the most within the league, and their .722 factors share is tied with the Hurricanes for second greatest within the league behind the Panthers (.741, 18-5-4, 40 Pts). Their 39 factors are tied for third most in franchise historical past by means of 27 video games, and path solely the 41 factors in 1971-72 and the 40 factors in 1993-94; each of these groups went to the Stanley Cup Last (1993-94 Rangers gained the Cup).

  • The Rangers have gained 4 straight on the highway and are 10-3-2 on the highway this season. The one group with a greater factors share on the highway this season than the Rangers’ .733 is Carolina (.735, 12-4-1). This efficiency is tied for probably the most factors (22) the Rangers had of their first 15 highway video games of a season in franchise historical past with the 2010-11 marketing campaign (11-4-0, 22 factors); a win on this recreation would give them probably the most factors by means of their first 16 highway video games all time.

  • The Rangers are 9-2-Three in video games determined by one objective this season. The 9 wins are tied for second within the NHL, and are one shy of doubling their complete from all of final season, once they tied with the Purple Wings for the fewest such wins (5-9-6).

  • Adam Fox has 29 factors to guide all defensemen this season. If he will get a degree on Tuesday, he’ll be the quickest to 30 factors by a Rangers defenseman since Brian Leetch did it in 24 video games in 2000-01.

  • Chris Kreider‘s 17 targets are tied for fifth within the NHL this season, and would put him on a 51-goal tempo over 82 video games. There have been three 50-goal seasons in Rangers historical past: Jaromir Jagr, with 54 in 2005-06; Adam Graves, with 52 in 1993-94; Vic Hadfield, with 50 in 1971-72.

  • The Rangers are one among three groups with a number of 20-assist gamers: Adam Fox (24) and Artemi Panarin (23), becoming a member of the Oilers (Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins) and Capitals (Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov). Each gamers are on an 82-game tempo to place up roughly 70 assists this season, a benchmark that hasn’t been reached by a Rangers participant since Wayne Gretzky in 1996-97 (72).

  • The Rangers have been with out goalie Igor Shesterkin lately, who has the very best save share of any goalie with 10 video games performed this season, at .937. Alexandar Georgiev ranks 39th, at .902. Nevertheless, Georgiev has a .951 save share in December, which is third amongst goalies with at the very least three video games performed this month.


Avalanche
ESPN Power Rankings: 10
Goalie confidence rank: 27
Main scorer: Nazem Kadri, 34 factors in 22 video games
2021-22 report: 16-7-2, fourth in Central division

  • The Avalanche’s 4.32 targets per recreation is first within the NHL, and 0.62 targets per recreation greater than the subsequent greatest group (the Panthers, at 3.70). The distinction between the Avalanche and Panthers is roughly the identical distinction between second and 12th.

  • The Avs lately had a three-game streak of scoring seven targets, the primary group to do this because the 1995-96 Penguins. The Avalanche’s 79 targets of their previous 15 video games are probably the most in a 15-game span because the 1995-96 Penguins. Together with shootout-deciding targets, the Avalanche have 109 this season, tied for second most prior to now 25 seasons by means of 25 video games.

  • Since Nov. 11, the Avalanche have probably the most wins (12) and standings factors (25), and the very best factors share (.833, 12-2-1) within the NHL. Their 79 targets since Nov. 11 are 17 greater than some other group.

  • Cale Makar has 12 targets to guide all defensemen, doing so in 22 video games. The final defenseman with that many targets in a participant’s first 22 video games was Dave Ellett, who had 14 in 1988-89. Makar is on a 39-goal tempo over the Avalanche’s 82 video games this season, one thing that has been carried out solely 4 instances by a defenseman in NHL historical past, and never since Paul Coffey had 48 for the Oilers in 1985-86, the single-season mark for a defenseman.

  • The Avalanche have seven gamers with at the very least 20 factors, 5 greater than some other group. Utilizing a 10-game minimal, the Avalanche even have 5 of the highest 15 gamers in factors per recreation, and no different group has greater than two such gamers.

  • Colorado averages 3.88 power-play possibilities per recreation this season, which is the very best price within the league. The Avalanche’s 97 power-play chances are high tied with the Canucks for many within the league. Since Nov. 11, when their offense hit its stride, the Avalanche are changing 32.2% of their power-play possibilities, second greatest within the NHL behind the Maple Leafs, at 35.7%.

  • Avalanche goaltender Darcy Kuemper is 41st out of 44 goalies (minimal 10 video games performed) in targets saved above anticipated (-9.1) this season, that means he has allowed 9.1 targets vs. the expectation given shot high quality and amount confronted.