Tag Archive | Battle of the Big Apple

Islanders vs. Rangers 3/7/13

Here are some notes for those fans getting ready to watch the New York Islanders (10-11-2) play host to the New York Rangers (11-8-2) in NHL action at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. For the Islanders Fans: The Islanders play the sixth of a seven-game home stand tonight. This is the third of four meetings this […]

Gaborik snipers home overtime winner, as Blueshirts are kings of New York

t was a game of grit, heart and back-and-forth action but it was the New York Rangers (43-18-7) topped the New York Islanders (28-32-9) in a 4-3 overtime thriller, in the conclusion of the Battle of the Big Apple. The Blueshirts showed heart throughout the night, coming back from three different leads to gain vital points in the victory. First star of […]

Third time is not a charm in Rangers loss to Chicago: 4-3

Three times, three times the New York Rangers (42-18-7) have fallen on this extremely long road trip, three times the Blueshirts have squandered a lead, and three times the guys have allowed three goals in the third period of play. This was not the trip the Blueshirts wanted as the lead in the league is slowly shrinking, as the Pittsburgh […]

Friday Night delight for the Islanders in 4-3 shootout thriller over the Rangers

The Fifth Edition of the Battle of the Big Apple lived up to all the hype, as it had all the physical intensity, defensive play and hustle that turn regular people into fans of the National Hockey League.  In this chapter it was the New York Islanders (26-27-8) with a 4-3 shootout victory over the New York Rangers (38-16-5). Helping […]

1495 Sports live scoring update final: Islanders def. Rangers 4-3 in shootout thriller at the Coliseum

1495 Sports live scoring update final: The New York Islanders (26-27-8) defeated the New York Rangers (38-16-5), by a final of 4-3 in a shootout thriller at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Here is the final from all the NHL action on Friday night: Starters for each team: New York Rangers starters: Offense: Carl Hagelin-Brad Richards-Ryan Callahan, […]

Battle of the Big Apple-Rangers preview

It has been two months since the New York Rangers (38-14-5) took on the New York Islanders (25-27-8) and the Blueshirts look to not only add two vital points to their Eastern Conference lead, but they look to take a commanding 4-1 series lead in the game at Nassau Coliseum tonight. Both the Rangers and the Islanders have one thing in common, as […]

Battle of the Big Apple-Islanders preview

The New York Islanders (25-27-8) are all fired-up for the fifth chapter of the Battle of the Big Apple.  With a sellout crowd expected at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to watch these two teams play, as not only are there bragging rights-but a two big points on the line for both squads. For the Islanders, the playoff push has been […]