New York Rangers Noon Number: 8:21
If Rangers head coach John Tortorella was looking for motivation for his club, he found it watching the Pittsburgh Penguins pull within two points of the Atlantic Division lead this afternoon. If...
The New York Islanders fell to the New York Rangers while their offense had a rare night of scoring three goals.
The New York Islanders gave up three-goal leads and the OT winner to Marian Gaborik in losing to the New York Rangers 3-4 at Madison Square Garden.
|- 1, NY Islanders Goal - John Tavares (28), from P.A. Parenteau and Travis Hamonic at 11:15. 2, NY Rangers Power-Play Goal - Brad Richards (20), from Anton Stralman and Henrik Lundqvist at 18:47. Penalties - Micheal Haley, NY Islanders (Fighting (maj)), 2:14; Stu Bickel, NY Rangers (Fighting (maj)), 2:14; Josh Bailey, NY Islanders (Holding), 14:49; John Tavares, NY Islanders (Hooking), 18:26.|
|- 3, NY Islanders Power-Play Goal - Matt Moulson (29), from Mark Streit and Travis Hamonic at 7:44. 4, NY Rangers Power-Play Goal - Brad Richards (21), from Marian Gaborik and Mats Zuccarello at 16:03. 5, NY Islanders Goal - Andrew MacDonald (5), from John Tavares and Milan Jurcina at 19:24. Penalties - Derek Stepan, NY Rangers (Hi stick - double minor), 3:57; Brian Boyle, NY Rangers (Boarding), 11:08; Evgeni Nabokov, NY Islanders (Hi-sticking), 15:01; Andrew MacDonald, NY Islanders (Holding), 17:17; Brandon Prust, NY Rangers (Slashing), 20:00; Evgeni Nabokov, NY Islanders (Roughing), 20:00.|
|- 6, NY Rangers Goal - Brian Boyle (6), from Ryan McDonagh and Brandon Prust at 3:29. Penalties - Frans Nielsen, NY Islanders (Hooking), 11:21; Mats Zuccarello, NY Rangers (Too many men/ice - bench), 13:17.|
|- 7, NY Rangers Power-Play Goal - Marian Gaborik (33), from Brad Richards and Derek Stepan at 4:54.|