Penguins take on the Devils following Crosby's 2-goal performance

Pittsburgh Penguins (33-30-11, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (36-34-4, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)

Newark, New Jersey; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Devils -163, Penguins +138; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins visit the New Jersey Devils after Sidney Crosby's two-goal game against the New York Rangers in the Penguins' 5-2 win.

New Jersey has an 11-9-2 record in Metropolitan Division play and a 36-34-4 record overall. The Devils have given up 251 goals while scoring 243 for a -8 scoring differential.

Pittsburgh is 33-30-11 overall with an 11-7-5 record against the Metropolitan Division. The Penguins have gone 31-5-6 in games they score three or more goals.

Tuesday's game is the third time these teams square off this season. The Devils won 5-2 in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jesper Bratt has scored 24 goals with 50 assists for the Devils. Timo Meier has six goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

Evgeni Malkin has scored 21 goals with 35 assists for the Penguins. Bryan Rust has eight goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 5-5-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.6 penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.

Penguins: 5-3-2, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.4 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Devils: Dougie Hamilton: out (pectoral), Nolan Foote: day to day (undisclosed), Nathan Bastian: out (upper body), Jonas Siegenthaler: out (upper body), Kurtis MacDermid: day to day (lower body).

Penguins: Jansen Harkins: out (upper body), Ryan Graves: day to day (concussion), Noel Acciari: out (lower body), Matt Nieto: out (knee).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.