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Rangers win streak snapped at home against Islanders; Stepan Injured

Bobby Bevilacqua

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The Rangers were shut down by the Metropolitan DIvision leading Islanders on Tuesday night, falling by a score of 3-0 in just their second loss in five weeks. Photo courtesy of MSG Photos.

After sweeping a three game road trip in California, the Rangers (24-12-4) could not continue their winning ways against the Islanders (29-13-1), getting shut out and giving up three goals in a rough second period.

The Rangers played a strong first period, but could not score, hitting the post on three separate occasions. After the first 20 minutes, the Islanders took over, and did not look back, winning the game by a final score of 3-0. Read the rest of this entry

Rangers prepared for “Battle of New York” against the Islanders

Bobby Bevilacqua

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Rick Nash fared well in his last game against the Islanders, scoring twice in the loss. Nash will look to keep scoring goals and come away with a win this time. Photo courtesy of MSG Photos.

After sweeping their California road trip and winning 13 of their last 14 games, the Rangers (24-11-4) will take on the division rival Islanders (28-13-1) at Madison Square Garden.

The Rangers enter tonight’s contest with 52 points and in a Wild Card spot. The Islanders are five points ahead of the rangers and in first place, but have played three more games than the Blueshirts, making tonight’s game much more important than just a rivalry game. Read the rest of this entry