Rangers Vs. Flyers: Keys To The Game
The New York Islanders host the Toronto Maple Leafs as each team plays the second of back-to-backs before the brief Christmas holiday.
The New York Islanders played from behind all night and couldn't catch up with their city rivals the New York Rangers, falling 4-2 as Marian Gaborik scored his 20th goal of the season.
The New York Islanders visit Madison Square Garden for the first time this season looking to win their third straight game and their second over the local rivals (1-1-0 so far this season), the New...
The New York Islanders head into a critical stretch of the season visiting the rival New York Rangers twice in the next five days.
|- 1, NY Rangers Goal - Brandon Dubinsky (2), from Stu Bickel and Martin Biron at 14:53. Penalties - Micheal Haley, NY Islanders (Cross checking), 17:11; Michael Del Zotto, NY Rangers (Slashing), 17:11; Ryan McDonagh, NY Rangers (Holding), 19:24.|
|- 2, NY Islanders Power-Play Goal - P.A. Parenteau (6), from Mark Streit and Matt Moulson at :18. 3, NY Rangers Goal - Marian Gaborik (20), from Artem Anisimov at 7:52. 4, NY Rangers Goal - Michael Del Zotto (4), from Brandon Prust and Anton Stralman at 15:25. Penalties - Brad Richards, NY Rangers (Hi-sticking), 1:26; John Tavares, NY Islanders (Tripping), 11:52.|
|- 5, NY Islanders Power-Play Goal - Matt Moulson (16), from Mark Streit and Frans Nielsen at 8:29. 6, NY Rangers Empty Net Goal - John Mitchell (2), from Brandon Dubinsky and Anton Stralman at 18:27. Penalties - Matt Martin, NY Islanders (Fighting (maj)), 1:19; Stu Bickel, NY Rangers (Fighting (maj)), 1:19; Nino Niederreiter, NY Islanders (Tripping), 3:13; Tim Wallace, NY Islanders (Roughing), 7:31; Stu Bickel, NY Rangers (Roughing), 7:31; Stu Bickel, NY Rangers (Roughing), 7:31; Brian Boyle, NY Rangers (Roughing), 7:31; Matt Martin, NY Islanders (Roughing), 7:31; P.A. Parenteau, NY Islanders (Interference), 13:49.|