Photo: flickr Writer: Jimmy Gold
The NHL is bringing us a great Eastern Metropolitan match-up on Tuesday, when the New York Rangers head to Barclays Center to take on the New York Islanders. The New York Rangers are coming off a 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday. Derek Stepan had a very offensively productive game with 1 goals and 2 assists. Derek Stepan is currently in the top bunch for his team offensively. Michael Grabner scored once for the New York Rangers. Chris Kreider had a multi goal game. Chris Kreider has been solid this year with 16 total points. Mats Zuccarello was dishing some apples with two assists. Mats Zuccarello had a great assist night with two helpers. Dan Girardi picked up an assist in the third period. The New York Islanders have not played since Sunday.
Jaroslav Halak should start in net for this game. He is 4-6-5 on the year with a 2.93 GAA. He allowed 4 goals on 34 shots during his latest appearance. In Jaroslav Halak's last 10 appearances, he has posted a 0.906 save percentage.
Henrik Lundqvist should be in goal for the New York Rangers. He is 12-7-1 on the year with a 2.47 GAA. He last played on Saturday and put together a 0.929 save percentage. He has gone 3-6-0 in his last 10 games facing the New York Islanders.
Jack Capuano would love to improve the team's backend as his team is getting killed in puck possession. The New York Islanders are 7-4-4 when playing at home this season. The New York Rangers have been great when playing on the road with a 7-4-0 record. The New York Islanders have gone 2-5 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The New York Rangers have gone 6-3 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The New York Islanders are 2-11 when taking on a team with a winning record .
We like the Rangers here.
Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
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