6 Facts You Need To Know for Rangers-Islanders

The Rangers look to right the ship against their crosstown rival in the New York Islanders.

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*Facts Courtesy New York Rangers

1 Battle For Bragging Rights

The Rangers have earned at least one point in 16 of their last 27 games against the Islanders, dating back to Nov. 15, 2011 (13-11-3 record over the span).

2 Home Cooking

New York continues its season-long, six-game homestand tonight. The homestand is the Rangers’ longest since their franchise-record, nine-game homestand from Dec. 7, 2013 – Dec. 23, 2013.

3 Standing Tall

Henrik Lundqvist has allowed two goals or fewer in 34 of 56 career appearances against the Islanders.

4 Connecting the Dots

For five seasons (2010-11 through 2015-16), Michael Grabner played for the the New York Islanders. Rangers fans are pretty happy he’s donning the Blueshirt, coming off a 27-goal campaign!

5 Attack!!!

The Blueshirts have registered at least 30 shots on goal in each of the last four games and in six of seven games this season. Fun Fact: 11 different Rangers have registered at least one goal so far.

6 Remember When...

On October 19, 2014, Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash tallied goals four seconds apart, tying the Rangers record for the fastest two goals.