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New York Rangers at Florida Panthers Betting Preview Game 6

Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals in the National Hockey League will take place on Saturday. The New York Rangers are on the road at the Florida Panthers.

The Florida Panthers lead the series 3-2 over the Rangers. Florida came away with a road win on Thursday to take the lead in the series.

The Florida Panthers are the favorites in this game. Florida is listed at -170 over the New York Rangers. The total for this affair is listed at 5.5 goals.

Panthers are One Win Away

Gustav Forsling, ANton Lundell and Sam Bennett scored the three goals and Florida moved a single win away from heading to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Panthers used 25 saves from their goaltender Sergei Bobrobsky in the win.

The Panthers have allowed just 4 total goals in the three wins over the Rangers. In the two losses so far, the Panthers have allowed 3.5 goals per game. During the regular season, Florida allowed teams to score 2.41 goals per game. That was tied for the best in all of the National Hockey League.

The top offensive stars for Florida have been Sam Reinhart. Matthew Tkachuk and Alexander Barkov. Reinhart has three goals in this series. Tkachuk has a goal and four assists, and Barkov has a goal and three assists. Sam Bennett has been red hot with three goals and 2 assists in the series.

Rangers with Backs to Wall

It was a great start for New York. Chris Krieder scored a shorthanded goal to get the scoring started. That was the lone goal until the final minute of the game. New York saw Alexis Lafrenier score a goal, which was his 8th of the postseason to make it 3-2.

The Rangers are going to need more offense if they want to win the final two games of this series. In the regular season, they scored 3.39 goals per game. The defense allowed 2.76 goals per game. The Rangers were third in power play, with 26.4$ and won 52.3% of their faceoffs.

In between the pipes for the Rangers has been Igor Shesterkin. He has allowed 14 goals in his last five losses. In his last five wins, he has allowed 13. The Rangers are looking for some production from Artemi Panarin, as he has not scored a goal since May 9th against Carolina.

Rangers Top Panthers in Florida

We like the New York Rangers to force this to a game 7. What a game it would be with the winner taking all between the Panthers and Rangers. We like the Rangers to use their solid defense, and ability to score late in the game.

Our final bet for this game is the New York Rangers +140 over the Florida Panthers. This forces a winner to take all Game 7 with the winner heading to the Stanley Cup Finals. Enjoy the game and good luck!

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