5 Things to Know: Islanders at Rangers

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK ISLANDERS (33-26-12) @ NEW YORK RANGERS (45-24-4)

The Islanders visit the Rangers at The Garden tonight in a battle of the boroughs.

1 Where They Stand

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  • Tonight the Islanders will skate at Madison Square Garden to face the New York Rangers for the fourth time this season.
  • The Isles are 4-4-2 in the last 10 games.
  • New York is 13-16-5 on the road in 2016-17.
  • The Islanders currently sit three points out of the final Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference.

2 Who's Hot

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3 Say What?

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“I don’t know if I liked more than one or two shifts in the first two periods.”

— Islanders’ coach, Doug Weight said of the Isles play Saturday, despite recording a point in the standings with the OT loss.

4 Did You Know?

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  • Doug Weight played parts of three seasons with the Rangers spanning from 1990 to 1993.

5 Must-See Video

Despite taking a point on Saturday, the Islanders feel there is much room for improvement.