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What to know about the lineup for Rangers-Islander preseason game 1

The 2021-22 season kicks off tonight as the New York Rangers take on the Islanders at Madison Square Garden in their first preseason game. There will be many new faces in the lineup with only eight Rangers in the lineup who were with the team the entire last season.

Wake up

It’s a game day

— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) September 26, 2021

With coach Gerard Gallant making his debut behind the Rangers’ bench, he made it clear that the first few exhibition games would be an opportunity for young players to get on the ice at Madison Square Garden.