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New York Rangers-Islanders rivalry: 6 memorable all-time moments

Of all four major sports, nothing can match the intensity that occurs during rivals of the NHL, particularly the New York Rangers-Islanders.

When the Rangers faceoff against the New York Islanders on Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden, the rivalry that started in 1972 will unofficially kick-off the second half of this NHL season. The two teams have created moments that will “last a lifetime,” to quote one of your favorites from the booth.

Let’s take a look at six of these great moments that have occurred when these two teams take the ice against one another: