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Open Thread: New York Islanders vs. New York Rangers - Game 1

New York Islanders v New York Rangers Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images

The New York Rangers are finally back in action as they kick off the 2020-21 campaign tonight against the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden. Even with no fans in the stands, this game should certainly live up to expectations with both teams looking to start out in the win column.

How to Watch

Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Television: MSG, MSG +2, NHL Network

Projected Lineups

New York Rangers

Chris Kreider - Mika Zibanejad - Pavel Buchnevich
Artemi Panarin - Ryan Strome - Kaapo Kakko
Alexis Lafreniere - Filip Chytil - Julien Gauthier
Brendan Lemieux - Brett Howden - Phil Di Giuseppe

K’Andre Miller - Jacob Trouba
Ryan Lindgren - Adam Fox
Jack Johnson - Tony DeAngelo

Igor Shesterkin

New York Islanders

Anders Lee - Mathew Barzal - Jordan Eberle
Anthony Beauvillier - Brock Nelson - Josh Bailey
Ross Johnston - J.G. Pageau - Keiffer Bellows
Matt Martin - Casey Cizikas - Cal Clutterbuck

Adam Pelec - Ryan Pulock
Nick Leddy - Scott Mayfield
Andy Greene - Noah Dobson

Semyon Varlamov

Enjoy the game!