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Recap, scoringer og reaksjoner etter 5-3 seieren over Isles

New York TimesFrash-faced Rangers beat Islanders before an audience of legends

The Rangers exhibited a discernible air of freshness heading into their season opener against the Islanders at Madison Square Garden. For that matter, so did the visitors.

Daily NewsFourth-liner Brandon Pirri scores power-play goal, assist in Rangers debut

Pirri earned his spot with four goals and two assists during the preseason while showing power-play prowess, earned a start as the fourth-line center on Thursday and scored a power-play goal to go with an assist in the Rangers’ 5-3 win over the Islanders in their season opener.

Daily NewsChris Kreider helps Rangers thwart Islanders’ third-period comeback with 5-3 opening night win 

Chris Kreider reaching new heights would go a long way toward them doing so. He was dominant as the Rangers’ journey began Thursday night at the Garden after nearly six months of waiting, suffocating the rival Islanders with relentless skating and scoring a third-period, go-ahead goal while notching an assist in a 5-3 Rangers victory in their first season-opener at home since 2007.

NewsdayRangers’ Chris Kreider plays to his strengths in opener vs. Islanders

For years, Chris Kreider has been a tease with tools: Impressive speed, strength, size, blistering shot, but somehow never quite together enough to break through the door marked “Elite.”

NewsdayRangers-Islanders would be nice matchup in springtime, too

Good for the NHL for sending the Islanders across the river to Manhattan last night, setting up the first Rangers opener against their longtime rivals in 19 years, and only the second one ever.

NewsdayRangers beat Islanders with strong finish in opener

One thing became clear right away, though, on Opening Night: The Rangers will not be shut out against the Islanders again. Three goals in the third period at Madison Square Garden gave the Rangers a 5-3 win last night, ensuring that they will not be 0-3-1 against the Islanders, as they were last season.

NewsdayTop Russian prospect Pavel Buchnevich learning fast with Rangers

Pavel Buchnevich, the most highly touted Russian prospect in years, debuted for the Rangers in Thursday night’s 5-3 win over the Islanders at Madison Square Garden.

Rangers reportNew faces lead Rangers over Islanders, 5-3

Don’t call the Cup engraver yet. But as openers go, this one was fairly solid for the Rangers.

Rangers ReportRangers-Islanders in review

Then the Rangers get a power play, where they would surely disappoint last season, and Alain Vigneault decided to go with Pirri on the point, despite the one-goal lead. AV smiled like the cat with the canary when he said he was going to go with two defensemen on the second unit. Kreider jumped on a rebound, had no shot, and back-handed a pass to Pirri, who was in deep again. Huge goal. 4-2. Turned out to be the winner.

New York PostNew-look Rangers start seasing with big win over Islanders

The Rangers opened the regular season with an entertaining 5-3 win over the rival Islanders on Thursday night at the Garden, and it was a quick refresher that these Blueshirts are a little different, a little the same and still step on to the ice every night with high expectations.

New York PostRangers get big-time offense from two suprise sources

Both center Brandon Pirri and left wing Michael Grabner scored in their Rangers debut, giving Vigneault a balanced attack.

New York PostRangers need this Chris Kreider for the rest of the season

Chris Kreider speaks Russian and Pavel Buchnevich is learning English. So in what language did Kid K scream for the puck as he streaked down the left wing while his linemate had it along the opposite wing inside the defensive zone?

SNYBrandon Pirri with the Broadway hat

Pirri said on MSG after the game:

SNYThe Rangers are expecting to use the same lineup against St. Louis

Alain Vigneault said on Friday that he is anticipating using the same lineup against St. Louis on Saturday that he did against the Islanders on Thursday.

SNYKevin Klein is not practicing today

Klein is not traveling with the Ranger to St. Louis.

SNYChris Kreider has been waiting years for the play he scored on to work

From just inside the Rangers blue line, Pavel Buchnevich fired a diagonal/cross ice that Chris Kreider caught and dropped right outside the Islanders blue line before corralling the puck, breaking in Jaro Halak and scoring on a backhand to give the Rangers a 3-2 lead.

SNYThe Rangers were happy with their response afte the Isles tied it

The Rangers had a 2-0 lead heading into the third period last night before the Islanders scored twice in the first 4 minutes and 4 seconds to tie the game at 2.

Blueshirt BanterRangers vs. Islanders: That’s a quality start

That’s about as quality of a win as you’re going to get to kick off the year. It was a 60-minute effort, top to bottom, with great special teams and an offense that proved it has the tools to take care of the defensive mess.

? Blueshirt BanterVideo Breakdown: A working power play

Our first video breakdown of the year will focus on the Rangers’ actually competent power play! We will look at, of course, the game-winning goal.

Blue Seat BlogsOffense shines as Rangers down Islanders

The Rangers started off the season on the right foot, as their offense shined in a 5-3 win over the Islanders. Jaroslav Halak kept this game interesting in the first period, as he was very sharp and basically kept the Isles in it. But it wasn’t enough, as the Rangers put up a five-spot on him by the time the night was through.

Blue Seat BlogsHot takes following the season opener

The Rangers beat the Islanders by a score of 5-3 last night. There were some good things, there were some bad things. But I prefer to take the hot take approach, for poops and giggles. Let’s see how sizzling we can be.