How to watch Rangers vs Islanders in final meeting of season

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Nov 24, 2021; Elmont, New York, USA; New York Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield (24) and New York Rangers left wing Dryden Hunt (29) fight for the puck during the first period at UBS Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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How to watch Rangers vs Islanders in the final meeting of this season. The Blueshirts are also fighting for first-place in the Metropolitan Division with the Carolina Hurricanes. Both teams are tied with five games remaining. Carolina plays the Winnipeg Jets at home tonight.

Alexandar Georgiev is expected to get the start.

NYR: 50-21-6 (106 POINTS)
NYI: 35-31-10 (80 POINTS)


Rangers last game: 3-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets

How to watch Rangers vs Islanders (plus listening and streaming info)

Fans can stream tonight’s game using the MSG Go app.

For Comcast XFinity subscribers who lost MSG. Here’s what you need to know:

Via MSG Networks:

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  • Verizon Fios 800 VERIZON (937-4966)
  • DirecTV – 844-778-7024
  • DirecTV Stream
  • FUBO TV – 844-441-3826

Out of market viewers can watch/stream the game on ESPN+.

You can purchase ESPN+ on its own or as a bundle with Disney+ and Hulu. You can only watch them on a streaming device such as a SmartTV. The service is also available through AppleTV, ROKU, FireTV, and more.


You can get an ESPN+ subscription for $6.99 per month, or save over 15% with an ESPN+ Annual Plan at $69.99 per year. You can also bundle ESPN+ with Disney+ and Hulu for $13.99 per month.

The Rangers game against the Boston Bruins on April 23 will be available on ABC and ESPN+.

Note: MSG Networks will have pregame and postgame coverage for the two remaining regular season national exclusive telecasts to keep fans close to the action down the stretch run – April 13th at Philadelphia on MSG and April 23rd at Boston on MSG2.

Additional Listening Info: SiriusXM subscribers can listen to the game on Channel 223.

New York Rangers vs New York Islanders

All-Time: 133-123-19-10 (74-52-11-6 at home; 59-71-8-4 on the road)

This will be the second game the Rangers have played at UBS Arena. They won their first ever trip in the Islanders new home on November 24 (4-1). The Blueshirts will also look to even the season series with a win tonight (2-1 Isles).

Rangers career stats vs New York Islanders:

Artemi Panarin – 26 GP, 10G-17A-27 PTS – Panarin has eight multi-point games against the Islanders, including three three-point games and one five-point game on January 13, 2020.

Mika Zibanejad – 38 GP, 7G-17A-24 PTS – Zibanejad has at least one point in 20 of 38 games in his career against the Islanders. On February 25, 2020, Zibanejad scored the overtime winner against the Islanders.

Chris Kreider – 38 GP, 13G-10A-23 PTS – Kreider has three goals in three games against the Islanders this season.

Alexandar Georgiev – 10 GP, 7-3-0 with a 1.84 GAA and a .939 SV%.

Igor Shesterkin – 8 GP, 1-6-1 with a 3.03 GAA and a .889 SV%.

Per New York Rangers Game Notes

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Rangers key notes:

Kreider’s Goal Chase: Chris Kreider has hit 50 goals on the season tying Vic Hadfield for third all-time in team history (#2 – Adam Graves 52, #1 – Jaromir Jagr 54).

Comeback Kids: The Blueshirts are 1st in comeback wins at 26.

Rangers Milestones within reach

Mika Zibanejad is 1 overtime goal away from tying Cecil Dillon, Butch Keeling and Brian Leetch (7 each) for the most overtime goals by a player in Rangers history.

Justin Braun is 3 points from 200 in his career.

Andrew Copp is 1 point from 200 in his career.

Adam Fox is 1 game from 200 in his career.

Filip Chytil is 1 game from 250 in his career.

Rangers Special Teams

  • NYR PP is running at 25.7% (NHL Rank 4)
  • NYR PK is working at 82.2% (NHL Rank 8)

*Some Stats and Info courtesy New York Rangers. Other team stats available on Forever Blueshirts.


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