New York Rangers vs New York Islanders – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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New York Rangers
Final
5:3
New York Islanders
Highlights and Stats


New York Islanders will meet the neighbors from the New York Rangers at the Madison Square Garden on Thursday, with the match-up starting at 08:00 PM EDT. Both teams play in the same Metropolitan Division and prior to that meeting, Rangers are 4th with 41 points and the Islanders are on the 5th spot with 38 to their name.

New York Rangers vs New York Islanders Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-08-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
New York Rangers
New York Rangers
1 2 0 3
New York Islanders
New York Islanders
1 0 3 4

The previous game between those two opponents was held on November 8th, 2022, and ended in a 3-4 victory for the New York Islanders. Kyle Palmieri was the main reason for their win back then. He played 15:51 and earned 2 points by scoring one goal and assisting his teammates once .For the Rangers, Vincent Trocheck also earned two points on the night. He played until 20:38, scoring one goal and assisting on another. The winners’ netminder Semyon Varlamov’s impact on the game is not to be underestimated, as he deflected 37 of all 40 shots on his goal. His colleague Igor Shesterkin, was tasked with 26 attempts on his goal and allowed 4 to roll past him. In the most recent five games, the New York Islanders are dominating as far as head-to-head balance is concerned, triumphing in three meetings while losing the other two.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-08-202210-26-202210-08-202209-26-202204-21-2022
New York Rangers
New York Rangers
3 014 6
New York Islanders
New York Islanders
43 3 13

New York Rangers Form

*Last 10 New York Rangers Games - 7:2:1
12-20-202212-18-202212-17-202212-15-202212-12-202212-09-202212-07-202212-05-202212-03-202212-02-2022
3:2@ Pittsburgh Penguins1:7@ Chicago Blackhawks3:6@ Philadelphia Flyers3:1vs Toronto Maple Leafs4:3vs New Jersey Devils1:2@ Colorado Avalanche1:5@ Vegas Golden Knights6:4vs St. Louis Blues2:5vs Chicago Blackhawks2:3vs Ottawa Senators

On 12/20, the New York Rangers faced the Pittsburgh Penguins, and in the end, the score was 3-2 in favor of their opponents. Chris Kreider proved his worth for the Rangers by ending the match with two points. He single-handedly scored two of his five attempts. Igor Shesterkin had a busy night between the sticks and was bombarded with 24 shots, three of which ended in the back of his net. The team is 7-2-1 across the last ten games and is on an one-match losing streak. The Rangers’ franchise record is 7-6-4 when playing on home ice throughout the season. The NY Rangers’ next game is on Tuesday, December 27th, on home ice against the Washington Capitals.

New York Rangers Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    109.00
  • Goals Against
    90.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

New York Rangers Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Igor Shesterkin

    Games Played:24
    Saves Percentage:0.919
    Shutouts:4
  • Top Skater

    Artemi Panarin

    Games Played:33
    Goals:8
    Assists:32

New York Rangers Missing Players

NONE

New York Islanders Form

*Last 10 New York Islanders Games - 3:5:2
12-19-202212-17-202212-16-202212-13-202212-10-202212-09-202212-06-202212-04-202212-02-202211-29-2022
1:0@ Colorado Avalanche2:5@ Vegas Golden Knights5:4@ Arizona Coyotes4:3@ Boston Bruins0:3vs Carolina Hurricanes4:6@ New Jersey Devils4:7vs St. Louis Blues3:0vs Chicago Blackhawks1:4vs Nashville Predators3:1@ Philadelphia Flyers

The New York Islanders’ previous game was away from home on 12/19 against the Colorado Avalanche and ended in a 1-0 loss after a shootout. Goalie Ilya Sorokin was a key figure for the New York Islanders, as he ended the game with a 1.000 save percentage, saving all 46 shots coming his way. The team triumphed in 3 of the previous 10 outings, while allowing 5 defeats during the 60 minutes and losing 2 times in overtime or shootouts. The Islanders are on an OT1 run at the moment. When traveling, they are 9-7-2 throughout the campaign. The team’s next game will be against the Florida Panthers on December 23 at UBS Arena.

New York Islanders Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    104.00
  • Goals Against
    92.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

New York Islanders Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Ilya Sorokin

    Games Played:23
    Saves Percentage:0.926
    Shutouts:1
  • Top Skater

    Brock Nelson

    Games Played:33
    Goals:15
    Assists:18

New York Islanders Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
New York Rangers
New York Rangers
1 1 3 5
New York Islanders
New York Islanders
1 2 0 3
New York RangersNew York Islanders
  • Score

    5
    3
  • PP Opportunities

    6
    2
  • PP Goals

    1
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

New York RangersvsNew York Islanders
  • 1`01:26
    -
    Anders Lee2 minutes for Slashing Ryan Lindgren
  • 1`03:58
    Jonny Brodzinski2 minutes for Tripping Scott Mayfield
    -
  • 1`12:48
    0-1
    Anders LeeAlexander Romanov, Noah Dobson
  • 1`14:16
    -
    Scott Mayfield2 minutes for Holding Artemi Panarin
  • 1`15:32
    -
    Noah Dobson2 minutes for Delaying Game-Puck over glass
  • 1`17:14
    Artemi PanarinMika Zibanejad, Adam Fox
    1-1
  • 2`02:39
    1-2