During this time of the year, every game is massively important, especially for teams that are fighting to gain a playoff spot like the Islanders.
New York Islanders right wing Joshua Ho-Sang (66) controls the puck as he skates against Boston Bruins defenseman Colin Miller during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
The first half of the season has come and gone for the New York Rangers just as it has all around the National Hockey League.
The Rangers posted a 31-17-1 record prior to the All-Star Break, but 10 of those losses came on home ice. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia).