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, 03.8.2013 / 3:57 PM ET / 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 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 74 37 25 12 216 199 86
10 FLA 75 34 26 15 186 205 83
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 75 31 32 12 167 192 74
14 CAR 74 28 36 10 173 202 66
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 76 34 40 -3 74
R. Strome 75 15 32 19 47
K. Okposo 54 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 75 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 76 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 70 23 16 12 39
J. Bailey 64 15 23 4 38
J. Boychuk 66 8 25 9 33
T. Hamonic 66 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 72 10 19 15 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 35 16 2 .915 2.39
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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