SATAN COMES TO LONG ISLAND

Wednesday, 08.3.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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SATAN COMES TO LONG ISLAND
Three-Year Deal Brings Scoring Star to the Islanders

One of the NHL's most prolific goal scorers is now a member of the New York Islanders.

The Islanders have signed unrestricted free agent forward Miroslav Satan to a  three-year  contract. In his last six seasons, the 30-year old Satan has scored 194 goals, tied for ninth in the NHL.

"We were looking  for a star-calibre scorer to add to our offense, and we have  landed  one  of the best in Miroslav," said Islanders general manager Mike  Milbury.  "He's  an ideal complement to the rest of our top forwards. This is a huge signing for us."

The  6-3, 200-pound  Satan  has  appeared in two NHL All-Star Games (2000, 2002),  one  Stanley  Cup  Final (1999) and has represented Slovakia at the Olympics,  World  Championships and World Cup of Hockey. In 2003-04, he was 29-28-57 in 82 games with the Buffalo Sabres.

Satan was a Sabre for the last seven-plus seasons after arriving in a trade from  the  Edmonton  Oilers  on  March  18, 1997 for Barrie Moore and Craig Millar.  He  was  originally selected by Edmonton in the fifth round of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.

The NHL's Top Scorers Since 1998-99
Jaromir Jagr 236
Markus Naslund 227
Jarome Iginla 216
Joe Sakic 208
Brendan Shanahan 200
Mats Sundin 200
Milan Hejduk 197
Keith Tkachuk 195
MIROSLAV SATAN 194
Brett Hull 194

 

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 6 2 4 3 6
J. Bailey 6 2 3 2 5
N. Leddy 6 0 5 1 5
R. Strome 6 2 1 1 3
K. Okposo 6 2 1 1 3
C. Clutterbuck 6 2 1 2 3
B. Nelson 5 2 0 1 2
N. Kulemin 6 1 1 0 2
L. Visnovsky 4 0 2 5 2
J. Boychuk 6 0 2 1 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 3 3 1 .926 2.34
M. Neuvirth 0 0 0 1.000 0.00

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