New York Rangers Keys To The Game: Stay Out Of The Box Edition
The New York Islanders celebrate a big 4-2 win over their rivals the New York Rangers, with John Tavares' hat trick leading the way.
The New York Islanders won the first Battle of New York of 2011-12, with John Tavares scoring his third career hat trick.
A lot of pressure and one successful powerplay got the Islanders their first two goals. Two Islanders mistakes got the Rangers their two goals. The Islanders put it away in the third with a...
The New York Islanders meet the New York Rangers in 2011-12's first Battle of New York. Former Shark gets his first start in an Isles uniform.
|- 1, NY Islanders Goal - Matt Moulson (2), from P.A. Parenteau and John Tavares at 12:04. Penalties - Brandon Dubinsky, NY Rangers (Hooking), 1:09; Tim Erixon, NY Rangers (Interference), 8:30; Mark Streit, NY Islanders (Interference), 12:27; Marty Reasoner, NY Islanders (Tripping), 18:04.|
|- 2, NY Rangers Goal - Marian Gaborik (2), from Brad Richards at 6:23. 3, NY Islanders Power-Play Goal - John Tavares (3), from Mark Streit and Brian Rolston at 11:47. 4, NY Rangers Goal - Brandon Prust, from Ruslan Fedotenko at 18:26. Penalties - Mats Zuccarello, NY Rangers (Too many men/ice - bench), 1:17; Ryan Callahan, NY Rangers (Boarding), 3:30; Travis Hamonic, NY Islanders (Hi-sticking), 8:21; Ryan Callahan, NY Rangers (Interference on goalkeeper), 9:27; Brian Boyle, NY Rangers (Delaying the game), 10:44.|
|- 5, NY Islanders Power-Play Goal - John Tavares (4), from Mark Streit and P.A. Parenteau at 3:30. 6, NY Islanders Empty Net Goal - John Tavares (5), from P.A. Parenteau and Matt Moulson at 18:52. Penalties - Travis Hamonic, NY Islanders (Hooking), 1:10; Dan Girardi, NY Rangers (Interference), 3:23; Marian Gaborik, NY Rangers (Hooking), 15:21.|