Tuesday's NHL Prediction
The Washington Capitals take their high-scoring offense to New York on Tuesday as they do battle with the Rangers.
The Capitals are 10-4-0 on the season for 20 points, which puts them up four points in the Southeast Division. The Capitals have scored 47 goals and allowed 34. They are 3-3-0 on the road this season.
New York is 7-6-1 on the season for 15 points, putting them 5 points behind Philadelphia in the Atlantic Division race. The Rangers have scored 38 goals and allowed 38 goals on the year and they are just 2-4-1 at home this season.
Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers, 7:30PM ET
The Capitals are 6-1 against the Rangers in their last seven games with New York and 4-1 against the Rangers in their last five games in New York.
The Rangers are just 2-5 in their last seven home games while the Capitals are 35-17 in their last 52 games against the Atlantic Division.