Rangers vs. Islanders (Game 36)

The New York Rangers (16-17-2) host the New York Islanders (9-19-7) at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM)

Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):
http://firstrowus1.eu/watch/228553/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-new-york-islanders.html

Probable Line-up:
Nash-Stepan-Zuccarello
Kreider-Brassard-Hagelin
Richard-Miller-Pouliot
Boyle-D. Moore-Dorsett

McDonagh-Stralman
Del Zotto-Girardi
Moore-Falk

Goaltenders:
Henrik Lundqvist – 10-14-2, 2.71 gaa, .909 sv%, 2 so

Evgeni Nabokov – 5-5-5, 3.04 gaa, .900 sv%, 0 so

Opponent Notes:
– The Rangers are 8-0-2 in the last 10 meetings with the Islanders.

– The Islanders have lost three straight and are 1-9-4 in their last 14.

– The Islanders have dropped 11 of their last 12 on the road.

– Evgeni Nabokov made 34 saves and has stopped 58 of 61 shots in two starts since returning from a groin injury that forced him to miss 12 games. He's 1-2-3 with a 2.58 GAA in his last six starts against the Rangers.

– John Tavares has six points (2g, 4a) in the last five games.

– Kyle Okposo has four points (4g, 1a) in the last four games.

– Frans Nielsen broke a 12-game scoreless streak against Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.

– Thomas Vanek has 13 points (6g, 7a) in 19 games since being traded to the Islanders.

– Matt Martin leads the NHL this season with 170 hits.

– A compilation of Rangers/Islanders fights? Yes, please…

2013-14 Season Series:
Oct. 29 Rangers 3, Islanders 2 at Nassau Coliseum
Dec. 20 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
Jan. 21 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
Jan. 29 Rangers vs. Islanders at Yankee Stadium
Jan. 31 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG

Opponent Blog:
Lighthouse Hockey

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