New York skated to a 4-2 victory over New York on Thursday in NHL action at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -185 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Marian Gaborik, John Mitchell, Brandon Dubinsky, and Michael Del Zotto each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Dubinsky opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 14:53 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Stu Bickel and Martin Biron.
Martin Biron stopped 24 of 26 New York shots in the victory.
P.A. Parenteau and Matt Moulson scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Martin Biron.
New York got a 21-stop effort from Evgeni Nabokov in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-3, while the Islanders were 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 26-25.
New York heads into a battle against the Flyers. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.