GAME NOTES: Rangers at N.Y. Islanders
The Rangers face off against the New York Islanders tonight at Nassau Coliseum (7:00 p.m.) and will look to bounce back from their 2-0 defeat to the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place Saturday night. The Blueshirts have posted a 1-1-0 record thus far and are currently tied for second place in the Atlantic Division. The Islanders, 2-1-0, enter tonight's contest having suffered their first defeat of the season to the Capitals, 2-1, on Monday in a matinee game in Long Island. Tonight's game will mark the first of eight meetings between the teams this season.
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised by Versus. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York.
All-Time - Rangers vs. Islanders
At MSG: 58-34-11-1
At Long Island: 39-56-8-1
2007-08 – Rangers vs. Islanders
Oct. 10 Rangers vs. Islanders at Nassau Coliseum
Nov. 6 Rangers vs. Islanders at Nassau Coliseum
Nov. 19 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
Nov. 29 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
March 4 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
March 6 Rangers vs. Islanders at Nassau Coliseum
April 3 Rangers vs. Islanders at Nassau Coliseum
April 4 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
2006-07 – Rangers vs. Islanders
Dec. 3 Rangers 4, Islanders 7 at MSG
Dec. 19 Rangers 3, Islanders 4 at MSG
Dec. 26 Rangers 0 Islanders 2 at Nassau Coliseum
Jan. 9 Rangers 3, Islanders 5 at MSG
March 5 Rangers 2, Islanders 1(SO) at MSG
March 8 Rangers 2, Islanders 1 at Nassau Coliseum
March 25 Rangers 2, Islanders 1 (OT) at Nassau Coliseum
April 3 Rangers 2, Islanders 3 (SO) at Nassau Coliseum
Upcoming Regular Season Schedule
Oct. 10 Rangers at NY Islanders 7 p.m.
Oct. 12 Rangers vs. Washington 7 p.m.
Oct. 13 Rangers vs. Ottawa 7 p.m.
Oct. 18 Rangers at Atlanta 7 p.m.
Oct. 20 Rangers at Boston 7 p.m.
* Sean Avery suffered a grade-two shoulder separation of his left shoulder on October 6 and is out for four weeks.
* The Rangers have lost zero manpower games to injury or illness this season.