Game Notes: Rangers at N.Y. Islanders
The Rangers face-off against the New York Islanders tonight at Nassau Coliseum (7:00 p.m.) in their third game in four nights. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 8-2-1, and rank first in the Eastern Conference with 17 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having defeated the Penguins, 3-2, in the shootout on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, and are 3-1-1 in their last five contests. Following tonight's match, the Rangers will return home to host the Atlanta Thrashers on Thursday, October 30, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.). The Islanders, 2-5-0, currently rank 15th in the Eastern Conference standings with four points, and have lost their last three games. Today's game will mark the first of six meetings this season.
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on AM 970 The Apple.
All Time – Rangers vs. Islanders
At MSG: 59-35-11-3
At Long Island: 41-58-8-1
2008-09 - Rangers vs. Islanders
Oct. 27 Rangers vs. Islanders at Nassau Coliseum
Nov. 4 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
Dec. 29 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
Jan. 13 Rangers vs. Islanders at Nassau Coliseum
Feb. 18 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
March 5 Rangers vs. Islanders at Nassau Coliseum
2007-08 – Rangers vs. Islanders
Oct. 10 Rangers 1, Islanders 2 at Nassau Coliseum
Nov. 6 Rangers 2, Islanders 3 at Nassau Coliseum
Nov. 19 Rangers 1, Islanders 2 at MSG
Nov. 29 Rangers 4, Islanders 2 at MSG
March 4 Rangers 3, Islanders 4 (SO) at MSG
March 6 Rangers 4, Islanders 1 at Nassau Coliseum
April 3 Rangers 3, Islanders 0 at Nassau Coliseum
April 4 Rangers 3, Islanders 4 (SO) at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Oct. 27 Rangers at Islanders, 7 p.m.
Oct. 30 Rangers vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m.
Nov. 1 Rangers at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Nov. 4 Rangers vs. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Nov. 6 Rangers vs. Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-1-1
Last 10 NYR games: 7-2-1
* The Rangers have lost one manpower game due to injury or illness this season.