I wouldn't risk it, especially in New York. Who knows what screwy laws they might have on the books.
Seems like a simple enough concept, but what would be the point? I seriously doubt the tips of a few strike anywhere matches would have any notable impact on something you're shooting with a .22lr. Unless you have a high-speed camera on the target, I doubt you'll see any difference.
"To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them." -Richard Henry Lee, Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress, initiator of the Declaration of Independence, and member of the first Senate, which passed the Bill of Rights.