The New York Rangers rallied from a three-goal deficit to secure a 6-5 overtime victory against the Islanders in front of nearly 80,000 fans at MetLife Stadium. The game concluded with a controversial goal from Artemi Panarin, as the net came off its bearings in the opening seconds of overtime, leading to a replay review and eventual ruling that the goal stood, securing the Rangers' triumph.

By the Numbers
  • Rangers' record: 36-16-3 (75 points)
  • Islanders' record: 22-18-14 (58 points)
State of Play
  • Rangers extend their Metropolitan Division lead over the Carolina Hurricanes to six points
  • Rangers secure an NHL-best seven-game win streak
  • The win pushes the Islanders 17 points behind the Rangers in the division
Bottom Line

The Rangers pulled off a thrilling comeback victory over the Islanders in front of a massive stadium crowd, solidifying their division lead and securing an impressive win streak, while pushing the Islanders further down the division standings.