5 Things to Know: Rangers vs. Islanders

BY: DAVID KOLB

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

The Rangers take on the Islanders tonight in this Metropolitan Division match-up.

1 Where They Stand

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2 Who's Hot

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3 Say What?

“There was a playoff atmosphere and playoff feel to this one. I’m sure it will be even more so tomorrow.”

 — Rangers’ forward Rick Nash on last night’s game against the Devils and tonight’s rivalry game against the Islanders.

4 Did You Know?

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

5 Must-See Video

Steve Valiquette breaks down the play of Antti Raanta against New Jersey.