The guys are on a two-game road winning streak and have earned points in their last three road games (2-0-1). In five road games this season, the Islanders have only lost once in regulation (3-1-1).
Isles keeper Evgeni Nabokov has started in all but one Islanders game this season (Jan 25 at Boston). He’s started in each of the team’s last five games. Nabokov earned his 316 career victory on Thursday against New Jersey; the keeper currently ranks fourth among active keepers.
Blueliner Andrew MacDonald ranks sixth in the NHL in average time on ice-per-game at 27:04, while also being tied for 12th in the league in blocked shots with 23.
Marty Reasoner is three goals shy of 100
Josh Bailey is three goals shy of 50
Kyle Okposo is five assists shy of 100
Andrew MacDonald is six assist shy of 50