The New York Rangers squeaked out a win over the New York Islanders, 5 to 4, on December 29, 2008.

Final

NYI

Islanders

11-22-4

4

NYR

Rangers

23-13-3

5

Team

NYI

NYR

1

1

0

2

1

1

3

2

4

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

NYR

Islanders

Mike Sillinger (EV) assisted by Trent Hunter

1

0

2nd period

NYI

NYR

Rangers

Scott Gomez (EV) assisted by Nikolay Zherdev and Brandon Dubinsky

1

1

Islanders

Kyle Okposo (EV) assisted by Freddy Meyer and Brendan Witt

2

1

3rd period

NYI

NYR

Rangers

Petr Prucha (EV) assisted by Brandon Dubinsky and Wade Redden

2

2

Rangers

Michal Rozsival (EV) assisted by Chris Drury

2

3

Islanders

Blake Comeau (EV) assisted by Mark Streit and Mike Comrie

3

3

Rangers

Markus Naslund (EV) assisted by Scott Gomez

3

4

Rangers

Nigel Dawes (EV) assisted by Chris Drury and Ryan Callahan

3

5

Islanders

Mike Comrie (EV) assisted by Bruno Gervais and Bill Guerin

4

5