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Islanders rout Rangers on opening night at MSG, 4-0

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Posted at 10:11 PM, Jan 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-14 22:11:24-05

MANHATTAN — Brock Nelson, Anders Lee and Mathew Barzal scored in the opening period and the New York Islanders beat the New York Rangers 4-0 at Madison Square Garden.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots for his 28th career shutout and third with the Islanders.

Defenseman Nick Leddy added two assists.

Igor Shesterkin made 29 saves as the Rangers fell in the first of eight games between the rivals.