New York Ices New York 4-2 - Recap
New York got 3 goals from John Tavares en route to a 4-2 victory over New York on Saturday at Nassau Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Islanders were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from John Tavares (3) and Matt Moulson in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring at 12:04 of the first period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 29-save effort for the Islanders.
Marian Gaborik and Brandon Prust scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 of 33 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 2 times on 8 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 34-31.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Vancouver.