Islanders to take on Rangers in preseason game at Webster Bank Arena

New York Rangers goalie Antti Raanta (32), of Finland, looks at the puck which rebounded out of the net on a game-winning goal scored by the New York Islanders' Andrew Ladd, not shown, as Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27), back left, and center John Tavares (91) celebrate in the third period of an NHL hockey game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The Islanders defeated the Rangers 3-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (May 16, 2017) – The New York Islanders will take on the New York Rangers in an NHL preseason game at Webster Bank Arena on Friday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. The venue is home to the Islanders’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Webster Bank Arena, located at 600 Main Street in downtown Bridgeport, has hosted an NHL preseason game on five other occasions, including last October when the Islanders faced the Washington Capitals. Bridgeport also played host to sellout crowds for Islanders exhibition contests against the Boston Bruins in 2011 and 2014. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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