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Game Preview: New York Islanders at Ottawa Senators 2/19/13

Tuesday, 02.19.2013 / 12:00 AM / News
By Travis Betts
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Game Preview: New York Islanders at Ottawa Senators 2\/19\/13
Isles travel to Ottawa for first matchup of the season with the Senators
New York Islanders
6-9-1 (13 points – 5th in Atlantic Division, 11th in Eastern Conference)
4-2-1 road
Ottawa Senators
8-6-2 (18 points - 4th in Northeast Division, 7th in Eastern Conference)
5-1-2 home
7:30 p.m.
Scotiabank Place
Ottawa, ON

Television: MSG+
Howie Rose: Play-by-play, Butch Goring: Color

Radio: WHRU 88.7 FM
Chris King: Play-by-play
Season series (2011-12)
The Islanders went 1-3-0 against the Ottawa Senators in 2011-12, losing the final three matchups. In the last matchup, on April 1, Mark Streit scored first but the Senators countered with five unanswered goals en route to a 5-1 win. John Tavares and Matt Moulson earned assists on Streit's goal.

Apr. 1, 2012: OTT 5 NYI 1 - RECAP, BOX SCORE, HIGHLIGHTS
Senators player to watch
Kyle Turris - Center
Senators center Kyle Turris appears to be in the midst of a breakout season. After setting career-highs in goals (12), assists (17) and points (29) last season, the 23-year-old leads the team with 12 points (four goals, eight assists), and has registered at least 17:00 of ice time in each of the last 13 games.
Islanders Storylines
•The Islanders begin a three-game road trip Tuesday at Ottawa, with stops at Montreal and at Philadelphia before returning to New York
•With a goal and three assists on Feb. 16 vs. New Jersey, Matt Moulson has 14 points (5-9-14) in his last 11 games.
•If he dresses for tonight's game, Matt Moulson will tie Denis Potvin for third on the franchise all-time leader board with 262 consecutive games played
The Matchup
Islanders
25.4 (16/63)
84.3 (43/51)
45
54
4-6-0

    

 
Power play
Penalty kill
Goals for
Goals against
Last 10 games

  

Senators
15.8% (9/57)
90.2% (55/61)
37
31
4-5-1
 
 
 
New York Islanders projected lines
Forwards
26 Matt Moulson - 91 John Tavares - 24 Brad Boyes
12 Josh Bailey - 51 Frans Nielsen - 21 Kyle Okposo
40 Michael Grabner - 10 Keith Aucoin - 41 David Ullstrom
17 Matt Martin - 53 Casey Cizikas - 13 Colin McDonald

Defensemen
3 Travis Hamonic - 47 Andrew MacDonald
14 Thomas Hickey - 11 Lubomir Visnovsky
2 Mark Streit - 52 Joe Finley

Goaltenders
39 Rick DiPietro
20 Evgeni Nabokov
Ottawa Senators projected lines
Forwards
33 Jakob Silfverberg - 7 Kyle Turris - 11 Daniel Alfredsson
22 Erik Condra - 14 Colin Greening - 24 Stephane Da Costa
59 Dave Dziurzynski - 15 Zack Smith - 25 Chris Neil
23 Karpars Daugavins - 57 Derek Grant - 22 Erik Condra

Defensemen
4 Chris Phillips - 10 Mike Lundin
46 Patrick Wiercioch - 55 Sergei Gonchar
3 Marc Methot - 62 Eric Gryba

Goaltenders
41 Craig Anderson
30 Ben Bishop


Quote of the Day

“I think everybody knows what kind of performance we put on the ice. We have to turn the page quickly. It was a terrible game on our part, from start to finish, but it’s a quick turnaround. We have a game in Ottawa tomorrow, and then a big week against Montreal and Buffalo. We can’t drop our heads here. We just have to play better tomorrow.”

Islanders captain Mark Streit,
following Monday's loss against Philadelphia

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 61 40 16 5 167 135 85
2 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
3 NYI 62 40 20 2 200 173 82
4 TBL 62 37 19 6 203 167 80
5 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
6 DET 59 33 15 11 173 154 77
7 WSH 62 33 19 10 184 156 76
8 BOS 60 29 22 9 158 158 67
9 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 58 25 23 10 166 161 60
12 NJD 61 25 27 9 137 161 59
13 CBJ 60 26 30 4 157 189 56
14 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
15 CAR 59 22 30 7 134 159 51
16 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 62 29 34 4 63
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 62 13 26 21 39
B. Nelson 62 17 19 6 36
F. Nielsen 62 11 25 11 36
A. Lee 56 20 12 12 32
J. Bailey 50 12 19 10 31
J. Boychuk 52 7 22 15 29
N. Leddy 62 8 17 14 25
T. Hamonic 52 4 19 16 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 32 13 0 .910 2.49
C. Johnson 8 7 1 .890 2.95

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