UNIONDALE, L.I. — Alexandar Georgiev made 31 saves in his first start since March 19, Alexis Lafreniere and Colin Blackwell scored in the second period, and New York Rangers beat the Islanders 4-1.
Mika Zibanejad and K’Andre Miller also scored and Artemi Panarin had two assists for the Rangers.
Andy Greene scored and Semyon Varlamov finished with 32 saves as the Islanders snapped a five-game winning streak and fell to 17-2-2 at home.
The teams meet again on Sunday night at Nassau Coliseum.