Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google

New York Islanders Continue Life-saving Commitment This Holiday Season

Islanders to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive

Tuesday, 12.11.2012 / 10:26 AM / Community
New York Islanders
X
Share with your Friends


New York Islanders Continue Life-saving Commitment This Holiday Season
Islanders to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive
The American Red Cross and the New York Islanders will again partner for a blood drive to continue their lifesaving commitment this holiday season. The Islanders will host a blood drive on Saturday, December 22, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. As a special thank you for helping their neighbors, all presenting donors will receive a voucher for two tickets to a future Islanders home game.*

It's important to remember that blood is needed throughout the year and giving blood is a simple act that helps save lives. Approximately every two seconds a patient in the United States needs blood and the only source is a generous volunteer blood donor. Your one blood donation can help save up to three lives and it only takes about an hour of your time.

“The Red Cross encourages Islanders fans to give something that means something this holiday season and throughout the year by making an appointment to donate blood,” said Donna M. Morrissey, Director of Communications, Red Cross Northeast Division.

“We’ve seen tremendous success with each blood drive we’ve held this year and I know that will continue during this important holiday season,” Dave Decina, Islanders VP of Corporate Partnerships, said. “The holidays always remind us of the importance of giving. It’s usually to family and friends, but we hope the timing of this blood drive can help refresh everyone’s mind that there are plenty of people who need blood. The Islanders family is ready to give something that means something by holding this drive and we know our fans will be giving, too.”

The Red Cross blood drive will take place in the Lower Box Office of the Coliseum. There are still appointments available for this drive and all eligible donors are encouraged to schedule a time to donate blood for the hospital patients we support. Walk-ins are always welcome, but donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or by visiting redcrossblood.org. All presenting donors will also receive a voucher for one (1) free entrée from Moe’s Southwest Grill and have the opportunity to enter to win a grand prize package which includes four (4) Islanders game tickets, a “High Five” opportunity as players come onto the ice, overnight accommodations and breakfast at the Long Island Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.*

*Prizes are not redeemable for cash and are non-transferable. Ticket vouchers are for Monday-Thursday games (excluding NY Rangers) and pending availability on game day.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NYI 47 32 14 1 155 130 65
2 DET 48 28 11 9 144 123 65
3 TBL 49 30 15 4 158 131 64
4 MTL 46 30 13 3 126 108 63
5 PIT 48 27 13 8 143 124 62
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 NYR 45 27 14 4 135 110 58
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 45 20 15 10 111 127 50
10 TOR 49 22 23 4 143 152 48
11 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
12 PHI 49 20 22 7 134 149 47
13 CBJ 46 21 22 3 117 145 45
14 NJD 48 18 22 8 109 135 44
15 CAR 47 17 25 5 102 122 39
16 BUF 48 14 31 3 90 171 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 47 22 24 -1 46
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 47 9 25 17 34
B. Nelson 47 15 15 6 30
F. Nielsen 47 9 17 5 26
J. Boychuk 37 4 20 17 24
J. Bailey 35 8 14 9 22
N. Leddy 47 7 14 15 21
N. Kulemin 47 11 9 1 20
A. Lee 41 13 5 8 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 9 0 .913 2.37
C. Johnson 6 5 0 .870 3.38

NewYorkIslanders.com is the official Web site of the New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. and NewYorkIslanders.com are trademarks of New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P.  NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy |  AdChoices |  Terms of Use |  Contact  Us |  Employment |  Webmaster |  NHL.com Terms of Use