New York Falls 7-2 to Rangers - Recap
Hockey bettors who backed the Rangers on the moneyline Monday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as New York easily handled New York 7-2 at Madison Square Garden.
The Rangers were a -225 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
New York got goals from Matt Gilroy (2), Ruslan Fedotenko, Marian Gaborik, Brian Boyle, Brandon Dubinsky, and Derek Stepan in the victory. Gilroy opened the scoring at 0:44 of the first period.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 18 of 20 New York shots in the victory.
New York got goals from P.A. Parenteau and Rob Schremp in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 45 of 52 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New York outshot New York 52-20 in the game.
New York heads into a battle against the Devils. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.