The fourth-line guys rating and the big-name youngsters get feisty as Rangers take down Islanders – [Update News]

Ryan Reaves dangling, Kevin Rooney scoring twice, Alexis Lafreniere and Adam Fox dropping gloves — not your typical Rangers win however one other win regardless.

“It was like we have been within the film ‘Interstellar,’” Reaves mentioned. “Parallel universe. I don’t know what was happening.”

In a sport with barely a dozen good scoring possibilities both method, regardless of 10 energy performs and the Islanders’ makeshift roster leaving the Rangers with out a lot information of their rivals, the Rangers have been affected person. They have been opportunistic. They blocked 16 photographs.

Not a lot excessive flying within the Rangers’ 4-1 win, however it’s the type of victory that builds a little bit of character.

Some pre-Thanksgiving ideas on a 12-4-3 crew:

A fourth line to beat their fourth line

It felt applicable that the Rooney-Barclay Goodrow-Reaves line had one among its greatest nights of the season reverse the Islanders and their Identification Line of Matt Martin, Casey Cizikas and