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Dallas Stars at New York Rangers 10/14/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

New York Rangers vs Dallas Stars Odds & Info

Game New York Rangers vs Dallas Stars
Date & Time Thursday October 14, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Latest odds
NY -120 ; O/U 6
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The Dallas Stars will open the 2020-2021 season on the road Thursday night to take on the New York Rangers. Dallas finished last season 23-19-4 on the year after losing six of their last eight games. Dallas struggled immensely throughout the year despite starting last season 4-0.

Joe Pavelski was the offensive leader for Dallas a year ago with 51 total points on the year including a team high 25 goals. John Klingberg chipped in to boast a team leading 29 assists during the shortened season. Dallas used a 2 goalie set a year ago that allowed 2.6 goals per game, while saving .908% of shots against.

The New York Rangers missed the playoffs a year ago after losing 5 of the last six games played to finish the year 27-23-6 overall. New York allowed 25 goals over the final three games of the year averaging 4.16 goals allowed per game, while only scoring 1.5 goals in that stretch to end the season.

Mike Zibanejad led the way for New York a year ago with a team high 24 goals, while Adam Fox chipped in with 42 assists. Artemi Panarin Led the team in points with 58 on the year as Ryan Lindgren added a team high 20 plus/minus.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Stars are 2-5 in their last 7 road games.
  • Stars are 2-6 in their last 8 overall.
  • Stars are 6-2 in their last 8 vs. Metropolitan.
  • Rangers are 9-3 in their last 12 games as a home favorite.
  • Rangers are 6-2 in their last 8 vs. Western Conference.

Free NHL Pick:

New York Rangers -120

Both teams open the 2021-2022 season Thursday night looking to bounce back as each team struggled a year ago. The Rangers will have the edge in this game with the home fans behind them that will be the difference. Look for New York to control this game from the jump leading to a win on opening night. Final Score Prediction, the New York Rangers win 3-1.

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