Originally written on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 2/7/13

PITTSBURGH - OCTOBER 2: Craig Adams #27 of the Pittsburgh Penguins defends against Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers on October 2, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Records: Islanders (4-4-1), Rangers (4-5-0) NYR Leading Scorer: Marian Gaborik (5-3-8) NJD Leading Scorer: John Tavares (4-7-11) NYR Goaltender: Henrik Lundqvist (8 GP, 2.83 GAA, .900 SV%) NJD Goaltender: Evgeni Nabokov (8 GP, 2.99 GAA, .905 SV%) New York Rangers Tickets. Rangers Lines: Taylor Pyatt-Brad Richards-Marian Gaborik Carl Hagelin-Derek Stepan-Rick Nash Chris Kreider-J.T. Miller-Ryan Callahan Arron Asham-Jeff Halpern-Darroll Powe Ryan McDonagh-Anton Stralman Marc Staal-Michael Del Zotto Steve Eminger-Matt Gilroy Henrik Lundqvist Probable Scratches/Injuries:  Mike Sauer (concussion), Brian Boyle (healthy), Dan Girardi (banged up), Stu Bickel (healthy) Preview: The Islanders are off to a pretty decent start –for the Islanders– at 4-4-1. They are one point ahead of the Rangers, and have done so with the drama that is the Islanders. After trading for Lubomir Visnovsky, he refused to show until last week. They also added Brad Boyes to replace the departed P.A. Parenteau, but ot...
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