New York Islanders vs. New York Rangers
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 - 7:30 p.m. - Yankee Stadium, new York, NY Note: Page will automatically refresh every 60 seconds.
0:23 - NYR PP (Thomas Vanek - Two Minutes Hooking) Rangers first PP of the game.
4:36 - NYR goal. Daniel Carcillo puts the Rangers up 2-1 in the third. Simple play - Dominic Moore shoots at the far pad, rebound goes into the slot and the driving player nets the rebound. 2-1 Rangers.
18:50 - Nabokov heads to the bench for the extra attacker. Islanders trail 2-1 late in the third.
18:55 - Islanders burn their timeout. 2nd Period:
6:02 - Islanders lead shots 7-2 so far in the second period. No score.
10:00 - Shots are 21-10 Islanders midway through the contest.
10:11 - Kyle Okposo gets whistled for holding, but Rick Nash gets called for embellishment. Teams to play four-on-four.
11:26 - Lubomir Visnovsky gets a great chance four-on-four but can't bury.
12:59 - NYI PP (Dan Carcillo - Two Minutes Roughing) Islanders are 0-for-2 on the PP.
18:33 - NYI GOAL! Brock Nelson breaks the deadlock and puts the Islanders up 1-0. Cal Clutterbuck sweeps the puck into the slot, as he falls down, Matt Donovan touches it over to Nelson, who scores on Lundqvist. 1-0 Islanders.
19:13 - NYR goal. Benoit Pouliot ties it up 40 seconds later. 1-1 game late in the second.
END OF 2ND PERIOD: Score tied 1-1. Islanders lead shots 25-20 1st Period:
2:35 - Evgeni Nabokov makes his first save of the game with the glove. No score early. Shots are 1-1.
3:24 - NYI PP (Brad Richards - Two Minutes Hooking) Isles go on their first PP.
5:24 - Richards goes free, as the Isles PP goes 0-for-1. Isles lead shots 3-1.
15:00 - Both teams still getting the lay of the land. Shots are at a premium. Isles have 6, Rangers have 4.
17:30 - Duelling chants in the crowd. Lets Go Islanders! vs. Lets Go Rangers
17:57 - NYI PP (Mats Zuccarello - Two Minutes Interference) Isles PP 0-for-1END OF 1ST PERIOD: No Score. Shots are 10-6 Islanders. Isles Starters:
Vanek-Tavares-Okposo, Strait-MacDonald, NabokovRangers Starters:
Kreider-Stepan-Nash, McDonagh-Girardi, LundqvistIslanders Lines:
26 Thomas Vanek - 91 John Tavares - 21 Kyle Okposo
16 Peter Regin - 51 Frans Nielsen - 12 Josh Bailey
40 Michael Grabner - 29 Brock Nelson - 15 Cal Clutterbuck
17 Matt Martin - 53 Casey Cizikas - 13 Colin McDonald
37 Brian Strait - 47 Andrew MacDonald
11 Lubomir Visnovsky - 14 Thomas Hickey
46 Matt Donovan - 44 Calvin de Haan
20 Evgeni Nabokov
60 Kevin PoulinRangers Lines:
20 Chris Kreider – 21 Derek Stepan – 61 Rick Nash
62 Carl Hagelin – 19 Brad Richards – 24 Ryan Callahan
67 Benoit Pouliot – 16 Derick Brassard – 36 Mats Zuccarello
22 Brian Boyle – 28 Dominic Moore – 13 Dan Carcillo
27 Ryan McDonagh – 5 Dan Girardi
18 Marc Staal – 6 Anton Stralman
17 John Moore – 8 Kevin Klein
30 Henrik Lundqvist
33 Cam TalbotPREGAME:
The Islanders and Rangers are playing their second game in nine days and play a third (in 11 days) on Friday. Home-and-Home (Kind of):
The Islanders and Rangers kick off a home-and-home set Wednesday, as technically, the Islanders are the home team at Yankee Stadium. Hamonic on IR:
The Islanders placed Travis Hamonic on IR retroactive to Jan. 12 on Tuesday. Donovan Recalled:
The Islanders recalled Matt Donovan from Bridgeport on Tuesday.