NHL.com has the Islanders at #16:
[sny-box]New York Islanders: When the calendar turned to March, the Islanders became a different team. They're 5-1-1 this month, and if you throw out a 6-1 drubbing against the red-hot Penguins, they're outscoring opponents 21-12. The Canadiens' only regulation loss since Feb. 9 came against the Islanders.[/sny-box]
The Post also had the Islanders at 16:
[sny-box]The Islanders are quietly getting back in the playoff race. With a 5-1-1 record over their past seven, it’s time to prove they can be contenders with four home games this week including games against the Canadiens and Penguins.[/sny-box]
The Islanders were ahead of the Rangers in both rankings.