The Islanders played the Rangers at Madison Square Garden in their first preseason game on Sept. 26, 2022.

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New York Islanders defenseman Parker Wotherspoon (38) plays the puck against New York Rangers right wing Vitali Kravtsov (74) during the first period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) plays the puck against New York Rangers right wing Vitali Kravtsov (74) during the third period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The New York Rangers won 4-1.

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New York Rangers center Ryan Carpenter (22) plays the puck against New York Islanders right wing Oliver Wahlstrom (26) during the third period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The New York Rangers won 4-1.

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New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) battles for the puck against New York Islanders defenseman Alexander Romanov (28) during the third period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The New York Rangers won 4-1.

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New York Islanders center Cole Bardreau (54) plays the puck against New York Rangers defenseman Libor Hajek (25) during the second period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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New York Rangers center Gustav Rydahl (15) plays the puck against the New York Islanders during the third period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The New York Rangers won 4-1.

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New York Rangers center Ryan Carpenter (22) plays the puck against New York Islanders right wing Oliver Wahlstrom (26) during the third period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The New York Rangers won 4-1.

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New York Rangers center Filip Chytil (72) is checked by New York Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27) and center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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Ryan Reaves #75 of the New York Rangers pokes the puck away from Alexander Romanov #28 of the New York Islanders during the first period at Madison Square Garden on September 26, 2022.

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New York Rangers left wing Jimmy Vesey (26) reacts after scoring a goal against the New York Islanders during the first period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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Adam Sykora #38 of the New York Rangers loses his helmet during the first period against the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden on September 26, 2022.

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New York Islanders center Cole Bardreau (54) checks New York Rangers left wing Bobby Trivigno (48) during the first period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) scores a goal against the New York Islanders left wing Kieffer Bellows (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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Bobby Trivigno #48 of the New York Rangers checks Zach Parise #11 of the New York Islanders during the first period at Madison Square Garden on September 26, 2022.

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New York Rangers center Filip Chytil (72) is checked by New York Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27) and center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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Brennan Othmann #78 of the New York Rangers is checked by Alexander Romanov #28 of the New York Islanders during the first period at Madison Square Garden on September 26, 2022.

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New York Rangers left wing Jimmy Vesey (26) scores a goal against New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov (40) during the first period of an NHL hockey in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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New York Islanders goaltender Jakub Skarek (1) during the warm up before an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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Jimmy Vesey of the New York Rangers celebrates his first period goal against the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden on September 26, 2022.

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New York Islanders left wing Zach Parise (11) during the warm up before an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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New York Islanders defenseman Alexander Romanov (28) during the warm up before an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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New York Islanders center Cole Bardreau (54) during the warm up before an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in New York, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

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