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 the third game of a five-game road trip. The Blueshirts currently rank second in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 25-15-4, and fifth in the Eastern Conference with 54 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having defeated the Senators, 2-0, on Saturday at Scotiabank Place, and have recorded at least one point in three of their last four games (2-1-1). Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will travel to Chicago to face-off against the Blackhawks on Friday, January 16, at United Center (8:30 p.m.). The Islanders, 12-26-4, currently rank 15th in the Eastern Conference standings with 28 points, and have lost their last four games.
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York and on satellite radio at XM 205.
All Time – Rangers vs. Islanders
At MSG: 60-36-11-3
At Long Island: 42-58-8-1
2008-09 - Rangers vs. Islanders
Oct. 27 Rangers 4, Islanders 2 at Uniondale
Nov. 4 Rangers 1, Islanders 2 at MSG
Dec. 29 Rangers 5, Islanders 4 at MSG
Jan. 13 Rangers vs. Islanders at Uniondale
Feb. 18 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
March 5 Rangers vs. Islanders at Uniondale
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Jan. 13 Rangers at Islanders, 7 p.m.
Jan. 16 Rangers at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Jan. 18 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m.
Jan. 20 Rangers vs. Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Jan. 27 Rangers vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 2-2-1
Last 10 NYR games: 4-4-2
* The Rangers have lost 10 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.