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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 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
10 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
11 TOR 48 22 23 3 142 150 47
12 PHI 48 19 22 7 130 146 45
13 CBJ 45 20 22 3 113 142 43
14 NJD 47 17 22 8 107 134 42
15 CAR 46 16 25 5 98 120 37
16 BUF 47 14 30 3 89 167 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 46 21 24 -2 45
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 46 8 25 16 33
B. Nelson 46 15 15 6 30
F. Nielsen 46 9 16 4 25
J. Boychuk 36 4 18 15 22
J. Bailey 34 8 13 8 21
N. Leddy 46 7 14 15 21
N. Kulemin 46 11 9 1 20
A. Lee 40 13 5 7 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 25 9 0 .910 2.41
C. Johnson 6 5 0 .870 3.38

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