Category Archives: Battle Of New York

Battle of New York Part I: Islanders win 4-3 in a shootout, Rangers fall to 1-5-2

When you struggle to win games, it really gets hard. In the first Battle of New York of the season, the Rangers lost another tough one- this time to the blood rival Islanders 4-3 in a shootout at MSG on … Continue reading

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Hungrier Islanders own MSG again with 3-2 comeback win over Rangers

When you have a wounded opponent down, you have to step on them. When it comes right down to it, the Rangers never finish anyone on what’s supposed to be home ice at MSG. Instead, they let opponents get up … Continue reading

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Surging Islanders halt Rangers’ win streak with 4-2 victory

The Islanders got the better of the Rangers in a 4-2 win. Game Story. #NYI #NYR Continue reading

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Halak outplays Lundqvist in Islanders’ 4-2 win over Rangers

Jaroslav Halak was the best player on the ice while Henrik Lundqvist struggled in an Islanders’ 4-2 win over the Rangers. #NYR #NYI Continue reading

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Clutterbuck’s goal with 1:28 left gives Islanders another win over Rangers

An unpredictable game between bitter rivals had a odd conclusion. In the first period of the third installment of the Battle of New York, the Islanders and Rangers combined for seven goals on the game’s first 19 shots. After the … Continue reading

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Rangers lose to Islanders in mind boggling fashion

This one broke me. I can’t say for sure how other fans of the Rangers feel. After watching that, I have had it with this team. They are heartless. Soft. Vanilla. You can put whatever adjective you like. That’s what … Continue reading

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Okposo shoots Islanders past Rangers on Rivalry Night

Rivalry Night lived up to the billing. For 65 minutes, the Rangers and Islanders battled for every inch of ice at a sold out Barclays Center. Even with the scene changing dramatically from Long Island to Brooklyn off Atlantic Avenue, … Continue reading

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Battle Of New York: Rangers vs Islanders in Brooklyn

For the first time in their history, the Islanders will host the Rangers in Brooklyn tonight on Rivalry Night. Two bitter rivals renew the rivalry at 8 PM on NBCSN. The Battle Of New York moves from Nassau Coliseum and … Continue reading

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Rangers top Islanders 2-1 to win final regular season meeting at Nassau Coliseum

The 126th and final regular season meeting goes to the Rangers. who held off the Islanders 2-1 at Nassau Coliseum to close within one of the division lead. Cam Talbot continued his impressive play with 29 saves. Continue reading

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Rangers score three unanswered in third to stun Islanders 6-5

This one was as wild and unpredictable as it gets. For a while, it looked like it would be a repeat of the first three meetings. Not this time. Showing resiliency, the Rangers twice rallied back from two-goal deficits to … Continue reading

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