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THE NYI STAT PACK - NYI VS. NYR

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

Islanders/Rangers all-time series breakdown, top-10 lists, point leaders and more…


By Adam Baruch & Chris King

Tuesday night features another classic battle between two of the biggest rivals in the National Hockey League. The Islanders and Rangers will battle for the 210th time in their storied history, with the Rangers holding a slight edge at 94-93-19-3 against the Orange and Blue.

THE ALL-TIME SERIES, NYI VS. NYR

Islanders vs. Rangers All-Time Series:
All-Time: 93-94-19-3
Home: 58-37-8-2
Road: 35-57-11-1
OT: 4-8-17
Last Win: 10/10/07, Islanders 2, Rangers 1
Last Loss: 3/25/07, Islanders 1, Rangers 2 (OT)
2006-07: Islanders won series 5-1-2 (2-1-1 at home; 3-0-1 on road)
2007-08: Islanders lead series 1-0


2007-08 Islanders vs. New York Rangers Schedule:

October 10, 2007: Islanders 2, NY Rangers 1
November 6, 2007: Islanders vs. NY Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
November 19, 2007: Islanders at NY Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
November 29, 2007: Islanders at NY Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
March 4, 2008: Islanders at NY Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
March 6, 2008: Islanders vs. NY Rangers, 7:00 p.m.
April 3, 2008: Islanders vs. NY Rangers, 7:00 p.m.


*All times EST

Note: The Islanders currently own a 7-1-2 mark vs. the Blueshirts in their last 10 games. The Orange and Blue went 3-0-1 at Madison Square Garden and were 2-1-1 at the Coliseum during 2006-07.


THE COACHES, TED NOLAN VS. TOM RENNEY

After joining the Islanders as head coach, Ted Nolan has amassed an impressive 6-1-2 record against the Blueshirts. In two-plus seasons with the Rangers, Renney is 9-7-2 against his cross-river rivals.

Prior to their days with the Islanders and Rangers, Ted and Tom faced each other as head coaches twice during the 1996-97 season. With Nolan as head coach in Buffalo and Renney with Vancouver, the two split a two-game season series.


THE TOP TEN
Statistics by players to wear the Orange and Blue that have had the most all-time success vs. the Blueshirts:

Goals vs. NYR (ALL indicates more than 3 teams):

Name                                                    Team (s)                                              Goals vs. NYR

1. Ron Stewart                                  ALL                                                         55

2. Mike Bossy                                    NYI                                                         43

3. Denis Potvin                                  NYI                                                         28

4. Miroslav Satan                             EDM/BUF/NYI                                   25

5. Ed Westfall                                     BOS/NYI                                               24

6. Alexei Yashin                                 OTT/NYI                                               20

7. Bobby Nystrom                            NYI                                                         18

8. Bill Guerin                                     ALL                                                         15

9. Anders Kallur                                NYI                                                         13

T9. Wayne Merrick                          TL/CLE/NYI                                          13

T9. Mike Sillinger                            ALL                                                         13

 

 

 

Assists vs. NYR (ALL indicates more than 3 teams):

Name                                                    Team (s)                                         Assists vs. NYR

1. Denis Potvin                                  NYI                                                         64

2. Ron Stewart                                  ALL                                                         56

3. Mike Bossy                                    NYI                                                         49

4. Ed Westfall                                     BOS/NYI                                               40

5. Stefan Persson                             NYI                                                         35

6. Garry Galley                                   ALL                                                         26

7. Alexei Yashin                                 OTT/NYI                                                 21

8. Bert Marshal                                  DET/CLE/NYI                                        20

9. Miroslav Satan                              EDM/BUF/NYI                                        18

10. Mikael Andersson                       ALL                                                         17          

 

 

 

Points vs. NYR (ALL indicates more than 3 teams):

Name                                                    Team (s)                                          Points vs. NYR

1. Ron Stewart                                  ALL                                                         111

2. Mike Bossy                                    NYI                                                         92

   Denis Potvin                                    NYI                                                         92

4. Ed Westfall                                     BOS/NYI                                               64

5. Stefan Persson                             NYI                                                         43

   Miroslav Satan                               EDM/BUF/NYI                                   43

7. Alexei Yashin                                OTT/NYI                                               41

8. Bobby Nystrom                            NYI                                                         31

9. Garry Galley                                    ALL                                                         29

10. Mike Sillinger                              ALL                                                         27                          



“THE TOP THREE”, NYI VS. NYR
Current Islanders to have the most success in their career vs. the New York Rangers:

Top Scoring Islanders vs. Rangers (career)
Player GP Goals
1. Miroslav Satan 51 25
2. Bill Guerin 39 15
3. Mike Sillinger 38 13
Player GP Assists
1. Miroslav Satan 51 18
2. Mike Sillinger 38 14
3. Bryan Berard 24 12
Player GP Points
1. Miroslav Satan 51 43
2. Mike Sillinger 38 27
3. Bill Guerin 39 25




CURRENT PLAYERS TO APPEAR IN BOTH UNIFORMS

58 Players have worn both the New York Islanders sweater and New York Rangers sweater at some point during their careers. Patrick Flatley wore the Orange and Blue for 712 games and also wore the Rangers jersey for 68 games, marking the player to appear in the most games for the Islanders while also wearing the Ranger jersey at one point in his career. 18 players skated in over 100 games for the Islanders while also appearing in at least one contest for the Rangers. Below is a breakdown of current players to play with both clubs, games played and what they tallied on each club:


Player

NYI Games

G-A-P

 

NYR  Games

G-A-P

Bryan Berard

193

28-85-113

 

82

2-21-23

Chris Simon

73

10-17-27

 

65

14-9-23

Martin Straka

22

2-10-12

 

166

53-96-149

Jason Strudwick

18

0-1-1

 

80

3-4-7

 

Player

NYI Games

W-L-T / GAA

 

NYR Games

W-L-T / GAA

Stephen Valiquette

6

2-0-0 / 1.87 GAA

 

3

1-2-0 / 3.13 GAA




Note:
Tomorrow’s game will be shown nationally on VERSUS (HD). You can also listen on Bloomberg 1130 AM as Chris King and Steve Mears call all the action starting at 7:00 pm ET.
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