ON THE ISLE

Eric Hornick of MSG Plus lays out the match up versus the Lightning.

Thursday, 10.21.2010 / 9:12 AM / News
By Eric Hornick
Thursday, October 21- Islanders @ Tampa Bay Lightning 7:30
[MSG+2 (Islanders pre-game at 7:00pm), WRHU 88.7FM]


Game 2 of this four-game trip is in Tampa against the Lightning Wednesday.

The Lightning are also off to a good start; they handed Dallas their first loss of the season on Monday night to move into a tie for first place in the Southeast Division.  Steven Stamkos is off to a solid start, with 5 goals and 4 assists in the first five games.

The Bolts took three of four from the Isles last season, outscoring the Isles 17-9.  The Islanders have dropped three straight in Tampa since Trent Hunter’s overtime goal gave Scott Gordon his second win as an Islander coach two October’s ago.

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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