Islanders visit the Rangers after shootout victory

New York Islanders (8-5-0, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New York Rangers (6-4-3, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)

New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Rangers -182, Islanders +152; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers host the New York Islanders after the Islanders beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 in overtime.

New York has a 1-2-0 record in Metropolitan Division games and a 6-4-3 record overall. The Rangers have gone 1-1-1 in games their opponents serve fewer penalty minutes.

New York is 2-1-0 against the Metropolitan Division and 8-5-0 overall. The Islanders have a 3-1-0 record in games they score one or more power-play goals.

The teams match up Tuesday for the sixth time this season. The Islanders won 3-0 in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Vincent Trocheck has scored four goals with five assists for the Rangers. Mika Zibanejad has five goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

Brock Nelson has five goals and nine assists for the Islanders. Anders Lee has six goals and three assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 4-3-3, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

Islanders: 6-4-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Rangers: Vitali Kravtsov: out (upper-body), Ryan Lindgren: day to day (upper body).

Islanders: None listed.


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