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Islanders By The Numbers: 24 Down, 24 To Go

As the Islanders get set to enter the second half of the season, NewYorkIslanders.com breaks down the first 24 games

Friday, 03.08.2013 / 3:57 PM / News
By Travis Betts
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Islanders By The Numbers: 24 Down, 24 To Go
As the Islanders get set to enter the second half of the season, NewYorkIslanders.com breaks down the first 24 games

The Islanders played game #24 Thursday against the New York Rangers, marking the midway point of the 2012-13 regular season. As the Islanders enter the second-half of the season, it’s time to take a look back at the numbers through the first 24 games.

0 – Number of shorthanded goals allowed by the Islanders this season.

1 – Number of players who made their NHL debut in an Islanders sweater this season. Thomas Hickey played his first NHL game on Jan. 27 at Winnipeg.

1.000Evgeni Nabokov’s save percentage in the shootout. He has stopped all four shots faced and is 2-0.

2 – Number of shootout goals and attempts for each Frans Nielsen and John Tavares

3 – Number of 10-goal scorers on the Islanders roster (John Tavares, Matt Moulson, Michael Grabner). The Isles are one of three teams (Chicago, Pittsburgh) with three double-digit scorers.

3 – number of goals for John Tavares on Feb. 16 vs. New Jersey, the night he posted his fourth career hat trick


3
– assists for Evgeni Nabokov, who leads all NHL goaltenders in the stat

4 – Season-high number of power play goals for the Islanders on Feb. 24 vs. Carolina, one shy of the franchise record

5 – Consecutive number of games in which John Tavares scored a goal from Feb. 7-16

5 – Number of games in the Islanders longest road trip of the first half. From Jan. 24-31, they went 3-1-1 against Toronto, Boston, Winnipeg, Pittsburgh and New Jersey. The Islanders have another five-game road trip to conclude the season.

6 – Number of games with at least two power play goals. The Islanders are 5-1-0 when scoring twice or more on the man advantage

7 – Number of games in the Islanders longest home stand of the season. The Islanders are 2-2-2 so far on the home stand, with the final game coming March 9 vs. Washington

8 - Number of points earned in games going past regulation. The Islanders are 4-3 in games that reach overtime or the shootout.

9 – Number of players who have made their Islanders debut this season: Keith Aucoin, Eric Boulton, Matt Carkner, Joe Finley, Thomas Hickey, Colin McDonald, Brian Strait and Lubomir Visnovsky

9 – Multi-point games for John Tavares

10 – Number of wins for Evgeni Nabokov, two off Montreal’s Carey Price for the league lead

13 – Number of points for Mark Streit, the top-scoring defenseman on the team (four goals, nine assists). The Islanders are 9-1-2 in games in which the captain scores a point.

19 – Number of games in which the Islanders have led or been tied in the third period. The Islanders are 10-6-3 in those games.

25 – Number of combined goals for John Tavares (14) and Matt Moulson (11). The only set of teammates in the NHL to combine for more are Pittsburgh’s James Neal (15) and Chris Kunitz (14), and Neal and Sidney Crosby (11).

26 – Number of players to dress in at least one game this season, including three goaltenders.

32 – Man games lost through 24 games, including two to suspension. By comparison, the Islanders lost 351 man games over the 82-game 2011-12 regular season.

32.3 – Power play percentage for the Islanders on the road, tops in the NHL (10-for-31)

33 – Number of hits the Islanders recorded on Feb. 14 at NY Rangers, as well as Mar. 3 vs. Ottawa

39 – Season-high saves for Evgeni Nabokov, set during a 7-4 win on Jan. 24 at Toronto

40 – penalty minutes for Matt Martin, who leads the team in that category

56.4Casey Cizikas’ team-leading faceoff percentage. His 61.0% success rate at home ranks fourth in the NHL among players with at least 100 attempts.

116 – Number of hits for Matt Martin, who leads the league. Martin posted an NHL-record 374 hits in 2011-12.

299 - Career games played for Matt Moulson. He will play in his 300th (and 271st consecutive game as an Islander) on March 9 vs. Washington

557 – Number of saves for Evgeni Nabokov. He ranks second in the league behind Buffalo’s Ryan Miller in that category.

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 64 41 18 5 172 142 87
2 NYR 63 39 17 7 197 155 85
3 NYI 65 41 21 3 207 182 85
4 TBL 65 39 20 6 213 171 84
5 DET 62 36 15 11 182 160 83
6 PIT 63 36 18 9 182 158 81
7 WSH 65 35 20 10 193 162 80
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 64 28 23 13 156 181 69
10 OTT 62 28 23 11 176 167 67
11 PHI 64 27 25 12 170 186 66
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 64 26 33 5 173 195 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 65 30 35 4 65
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 65 14 28 23 42
B. Nelson 65 17 20 7 37
F. Nielsen 65 11 25 13 36
A. Lee 59 21 13 13 34
J. Bailey 53 13 19 11 32
J. Boychuk 55 7 23 14 30
N. Leddy 65 8 18 16 26
T. Hamonic 55 4 21 16 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 33 13 1 .911 2.47
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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