The Rangers hosted the Islanders at MSG for the second game of the season on Jan. 16, 2021.

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New York Rangers' Pavel Buchnevich (89) celebrates a goal against New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Kaapo Kakko scores against New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Mika Zibanejad celebrates a first-period goal by Pavel Buchnevich, not seen, against New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Alexandar Georgiev, left, and Jack Johnson defend against New York Islanders' Cal Clutterbuck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin tends net against the New York Rangers in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Kaapo Kakko celebrates his goal against New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Mika Zibanejad celebrates a first-period goal by Pavel Buchnevich, not seen, against New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin controls the puck during the team's NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Alexis Lafreniere, right, shoots as New York Islanders' Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Islanders' Ryan Pulock pauses after an apparent injury during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev (40 and teammate Jacob Trouba (8) defend the net against New York Islanders' Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Islanders' Ryan Pulock, left, checks New York Rangers' Alexis Lafreniere during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin, right, celebrates with Alexis Lafreniere after a first-period goal against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Brendan Smith, right, is pulled out of a scrum during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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The New York Rangers celebrate a goal against New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Alexis Lafreniere (13 jumps through the crease during the first period against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Alexis Lafreniere, left, jumps through the crease during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Islanders' Cal Clutterbuck, left, hits New York Rangers' Alexis Lafreniere against the glass during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Pavel Buchnevich, right, scores against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Islanders' Nick Leddy, right, gets off the first-period shot against the New York Rangers in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Jacob Trouba (8) checks New York Islanders' Casey Cizikas during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Ryan Lindgren, right, leans in on New York Islanders' Anders Lee during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrates a first-period goal by Pavel Buchnevich, not seen, against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Mika Zibanejad falls while taking a second-period shot against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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The New York Rangers prepare to face off against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin kicks out a first-period shot from the New York Rangers on Jan. 16, 2021.

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New York Rangers' Alexandar Georgiev, Ryan Lindgren, Jack Johnson and Ryan Strome, from left, defend the net against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Anders Lee, left, trips New York Islanders' Pavel Buchnevich during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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The New York Rangers celebrate a first-period goal by Pavel Buchnevich (89) against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin, front, celebrates his first-period goal against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Alexandar Georgiev stretches as players warm up for the team's NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Alexis Lafreniere skates in warmups for the team's NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Jack Johnson, right, traps New York Islanders' Adam Pelech against the boards during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Brett Howden, left, and New York Islanders' Scott Mayfield fall to the ice during the second period on Jan. 16, 2021.

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New York Rangers' Alexis Lafreniere skates against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Brendan Smith, left, bounces off New York Islanders' Ross Johnston during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin kicks the puck away from New York Rangers' Brendan Lemieux during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Chris Kreider controls the puck during the second period against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Ryan Lindgren, left, slows down New York Islanders' Jordan Eberle (7) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin (10) is congratulated after scoring against the New York Islanders during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin celebrates his first-period goal against the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

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