Recap - Rangers Defeat New York 4-1
New York got a pair of goals from J.T. Miller as the Rangers skated to a 4-1 victory over New York on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.
New York won as a -155 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got goals from J.T. Miller (2), Marian Gaborik, and Ryan McDonagh in the victory. Miller opened the scoring at 1:29 of the first period.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 27-save effort for the Rangers.
John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-2, while the Islanders were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 28-25.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Buffalo.