When are the Rangers playing in the Stadium Series? Date, time, venue, odds, everything you need to know

The Stadium Series is fast approaching, and the Rangers are joining the fun this season. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming game.

Feb 9, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrates his goal
Feb 9, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrates his goal / Daniel Bartel-USA TODAY Sports

We have reached the second half of February, meaning the 2024 NHL Stadium Series is about to commence. And if you’re a Rangers fan, you’re in luck since your team is playing in one of the two games this weekend. 

If you’re unsure about what time the game starts and where it’s taking place, we have you covered. Keep reading for more information on all you need to know about the upcoming matchup between the Rangers and their cross-town rival, the Islanders.

When do the Rangers face-off with the Islanders?

The two teams are set to face-off on Sunday, February 18th in a battle that will feature one of the NHL’s hottest teams in the Rangers looking to pull away from their seven foes in the Metropolitan Division.

What time will the game begin, and how to watch?

The game’s scheduled start time is 3:00 PM EST, and you can catch the action on ABC. If you live out of the area and would rather stream, you can also catch the Rangers on ESPN+ or fuboTV.

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Where is the Stadium Series being held?

The Rangers and Islanders will travel to the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and square off at MetLife Stadium, home to the NFL’s New York Giants and New York Jets. This will mark the first time MetLife Stadium has hosted the event, as the previous one held in the region took place at Yankee Stadium.

What are the odds?

Per FanDuel, the Rangers are minus-1.5 favorites over the Islanders. The over/under is 5.5, and the Rangers moneyline is minus-152. 

Odds update periodically and are subject to change

What to watch in the Stadium Series

As it stands, the two teams are trending in opposite directions, with the Rangers looking to extend their lead in the Metropolitan Division over the mighty Carolina Hurricanes and upstart Philadelphia Flyers. Meanwhile, the Islanders would be happy just to get back and stay on track, so expect them to be ready to roll when the puck drops on Sunday afternoon.