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How to Watch New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins: NHL Playoffs First Round Game 5 Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time

Tune in at 7:00 PM ET Wednesday on ESPN when the New York Rangers host the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden in Game 5 of the NHL Playoffs First Round. The Penguins have a 3-1 lead in the series.

Rangers vs. Penguins Game Info

  • Game Day: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN

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Rangers and Penguins Stats, Key Players, and Injuries

Rangers Insights

  • The Rangers rank 15th in the league with 250 goals scored (3.0 per game).
  • Defensively, the Rangers have been one of the stingiest units in NHL play, allowing 204 total goals (just 2.5 per game) to rank second.
  • Their +46 goal differential is 10th-best in the league.
  • The 55 power-play goals the Rangers have put up this season are ninth-best in the NHL (on 218 power-play chances).
  • The Rangers’ 25.2% power-play conversion rate is fourth-best in the league.
  • The Rangers have scored eight shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Rangers kill 82.3% of opponent power plays, the seventh-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Rangers win 48% of their faceoffs (24th in the NHL)
  • The Rangers make 10.5% of their shots (eighth in the league).
  • The Rangers are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 25.5 hits and 14.2 blocked shots per game.

Rangers Key Players

  • A productive offensive player this season for New York, Artemi Panarin has recorded 96 points.
  • Having scored 30 goals and adding 52 assists, Mika Zibanejad is a strong contributor for New York through 81 games.
  • Through 81 games, Chris Kreider has proven himself as a scoring option for New York. He has 77 points (52 goals and 25 assists).
  • In the 53 games Igor Shesterkin has played this season, his save percentage is .935, the fifth-best in the league.

Rangers Injuries

    Rangers Injuries: Barclay Goodrow: Out (Lower Body), Sammy Blais: Out For Season (Lower body), Tyler Motte: Out (Upper Body), Ryan Lindgren: Day To Day (Lower Body)

Penguins Insights

  • The Penguins’ 269 goals on the season (3.3 per game) rank them 11th in the league.
  • The Penguins have one of the best defenses in the league, allowing 222 total goals (2.7 per game), fourth in the league.
  • Their +47 goal differential is ninth-best in the league.
  • The Penguins have 50 power-play goals (on 248 chances), 15th in the NHL.
  • The Penguins score on 20.2% of their power plays, No. 19 in the league.
  • The Penguins have three shorthanded goals (28th in NHL).
  • The 84.4% penalty-kill percentage of the Penguins is third in the league.
  • At 51.1%, the Penguins have the NHL’s 11th-ranked faceoff win percentage.
  • The 9.4% shooting percentage of the Penguins is 19th in the league.
  • The Penguins have not held their opponents scoreless yet this season.

Penguins Key Players

  • Jake Guentzel has totaled 84 points (1.1 per game) for Pittsburgh, with 40 goals and 44 assists in 76 games (playing 20:05 per game).
  • Sidney Crosby has racked up 84 points this season, with 31 goals and 53 assists.
  • Kris Letang’s 10 goals and 58 assists add up to 68 points this season.
  • Tristan Jarry has a .919 save percentage (15th in the league), with 1573 total saves, giving up 138 goals (2.4 goals against average). He has compiled a 34-18-6 record this season.

Penguins Injuries

    Penguins Injuries: Tristan Jarry: Out (Foot), Rickard Rakell: Day To Day (Head), Brian Dumoulin: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Casey DeSmith: Out For Season (Core)

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