POST GAME STATS 411

Friday, 11.16.2007 / 9:44 AM ET / News
By Corey Witt  - Islanders media relations coordinator
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POST GAME STATS 411

 
Your stop for quick stats on the Islanders the morning after each game.
 
 
STANDINGS: The Islanders remain in third place with 18 points (9-6-0) in the Atlantic Division following last night's close 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at Mellon Arena. The Orange and Blue are now five points behind both the Philadelphia Flyers (18 games) and New York Rangers (19 games). The Islanders have played in a league-low 15 games. The St. Louis Blues are the only other team to have only played in 15 contests.
 
 
TONIGHT'S OPPONENT:  In the third game of their four-game road swing, the Islanders faceoff against the New Jersey Devils tonight at the Prudential Center. The Devils are currently in last place in the Atlantic Division with a 7-9-2 record for 16 points through 18 games. It's the Islanders first game in the Devils' new building.
 
 
SPECIAL TEAMS: The Islanders power play ranks seventh in the NHL with a 21.5 percent conversion rate. On the road, the team has been scoring at a league-best 30.4 percent clip.
 
The penalty kill ranks seventh in the NHL as they have been negating 85.1 percent of their opponents power plays.
 
Last night versus the Penguins, the Islanders' power play went 0-for-2, while the penalty kill went 5-for-6.
 
 
JO'S BIG SHOT:  Josef Vasicek co-leads the Islanders' balanced scoring attacked with six goals. What's more impressive is that he's netted those goals by only taking 18 shots. That gives the first-year Islander a NHL-best 33.3 shooting percentage.
 
 
GETTING IN THE WAY: Brendan Witt leads the team and remains seventh in the NHL in blocked shots with 47. Last night in Pittsburgh, Witt blocked three shots to up his total. Last season, he finished fifth the league with a total of 207. Everyone above him in the rankings has played in either at least 17 games, compared to his 15.
 
 
I'LL TAKE IT: Mike Sillinger once again leads the Islanders with a 55.6 faceoff winning percentage. He also ranks fifth in the NHL by taking 33.9 percent of the Islanders faceoffs. In Pittsburgh last night, Sillinger won 67 percent of his 21 faceoffs. Last season, Sillinger ranked fourth in the NHL with a 58.8 faceoff winning percentage.
 
 
MIRO STOPPED:  Last night versus the Penguins, Miroslav Satan had his impressive eight-game scoring streak come to end. During the scoring streak, Miro scored five goals and six assists for eleven points. It also included his three consecutive game-winning goals.
 
 
ISLE LEAD THE WAY: Islanders team-leaders...
Goals: Mike Comrie / Josef Vasicek Tied w/ 6
Assists: Mike Comrie - 10
Points: Mike Comrie - 16
Shots: Bill Guerin - 50
Penalty Minutes: Andy Sutton - 19
Plus/Minus: Miroslav Satan - +5
Game-Winning Goals: Miroslav Satan 3
Shooting Percentage: Josef Vasicek 33.3
Time On Ice/Game: Brendan Witt 22:00
Faceoff Winning Percentage: Mike Sillinger 55.6%
 
 
 
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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 74 35 35 4 203 230 74
13 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 76 34 40 -3 74
R. Strome 75 15 32 19 47
K. Okposo 54 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 75 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 76 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 70 23 16 12 39
J. Bailey 64 15 23 4 38
J. Boychuk 66 8 25 9 33
T. Hamonic 66 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 72 10 19 15 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 35 16 2 .915 2.39
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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