Now the Islanders get a second crack at the Rangers, who they beat 2-1 last night at Madison Square Garden. My apologies for forgetting to post a recap after the game. Also, make sure to check out Steve Zipay's take from the Rangers perspective and Arthur Staple's column on the game.

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No skate for the Isles today, only meetings, although Tim Jackman, Doug Weight, Jeff Tambellini and Bruno Gervais are all out there right now taking vigorous conditioning laps.

More after we talk to the players this morning...