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Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers 6/9/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

New York Rangers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds & Info

Game New York Rangers vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date & Time Thursday June 9, 2022, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Latest odds
TB -130 ; O/U 5.5
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Game five of the Eastern Conference NHL finals will head back to New York Thursday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning will take on the New York Rangers. Tampa Bay comes into game five riding high currently on a 2 game win streak after tying the series at two games apiece with a 4-1 win Tuesday night. Andrei Vaisilevskiy was lights out for Tampa Bay posting a .971 save percentage after allowing only one goal on 35 shots in 60 minutes on the ice.

Ondrej Palat led the way for Tampa Bay with one goal and two assists in just under 16.5 minutes on the ice. Nikita Kucherov added 1 goal as well, while 2 other Tampa Bay players found the net as well to seal the victory.

The New York Rangers return home Thursday night after blowing a 2-0 lead after the loss in game 4 Tuesday. Igor Shesterkin had another tough game posting a .900 save percentage after allowing three goals on 30 shots before Tampa Bay punched in an empty netter in the final seconds of the game.

Offensively this season New York has been a stellar team averaging 3.05 goals per game on 29.2 shots. Artemi Panarin leads the New York offense with 96 points on the year to go along with a team high 74 assists. Chris Kreider is New York’s top goal scorer with 52 goals on 258 shots.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games.
  • Tampa Bay are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
  • Tampa Bay are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against NY Rangers.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Rangers' last 11 games.
  • NY Rangers are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.

Free NHL Pick:

Tampa Bay Lightning -130

New York started this series with a bang jumping out to a 2 nothing series lead but Tampa Bay comes into game five on their win streak and has all the momentum. Look for Tampa Bay to continue to roll Thursday night as they take control of this series with a road win. Take Tampa Bay to get Game 5 on Thursday. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay wins 3-1.

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