RUSSIAN ISLANDERS TURIN-BOUND

Friday, 12.23.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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RUSSIAN ISLANDERS TURIN-BOUND
Yashin, Zhitnik Named to Russian Olympic Team
The four Islanders headed to Italy in February will have more company and more familiar opponents, now that Alexei Yashin and Alexei Zhitnik have been named to the Russian Olympic hockey team. Chosen by Russian general manager and former NHL star Pavel Bure, Yashin and Zhitnik will each be playing in their third Olympics. Yashin won a silver medal in 1998 and a bronze in 2002, while Zhitnik picked up a gold medal in 1992 and a silver in 1998.
 
By being selected, Zhitnik and Yashin join U.S. Olympians Mark Parrish, Jason Blake and Rick DiPietro, and Slovak winger Miroslav Satan in representing their countries and the Islanders in international play. Rather than holding an All-Star game, from Feb. 13 to Feb. 27 the NHL will go on a winter break, so the league's Olympians can compete in the Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy.

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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. Bailey 3 1 3 2 4
K. Okposo 3 2 1 2 3
J. Tavares 3 1 2 3 3
R. Strome 3 2 0 1 2
B. Nelson 3 2 0 1 2
L. Visnovsky 3 0 2 4 2
C. Clutterbuck 3 1 0 1 1
C. de Haan 3 0 1 0 1
N. Leddy 3 0 1 0 1
M. Martin 3 0 1 0 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 2 1 0 .929 2.01

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