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Islanders@School Program Returning for 2013-14 School Year

Monday, 06.10.2013 / 1:10 PM / Community
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Islanders@School Program Returning for 2013-14 School Year
The Islanders are excited to announce the return of the Islanders@School Program for the 2013-14 school year. This FREE program brings the game of hockey to classrooms all over Long Island, allowing teachers the ability to educate students with hockey as the main theme. The @School program includes the Orange & Blue+You Assembly and Islanders School Day, which teach students the importance of making smart decisions, eating healthy and staying active. More than 45,000 children participated in the program last season.

All elementary schools across Long Island are eligible for the program. Each event will feature special guests from the Islanders including Sparky the Dragon and arena hostess Dina.

Don’t miss out on the coolest school assembly on Long Island!

Details on each assembly can be found below:

Orange & Blue + You Assembly

The Orange & Blue + You Assembly stresses the importance of making smart decisions, eating healthy and staying active. During this interactive assembly, the Islanders arena hostess, Dina, along with team mascot, Sparky, help students realize why being committed to making smart decisions is important in school and life.

Program Elements
• 30-minute interactive assembly given by Islanders arena hostess and mascot
• Video involving current players and coaches
• Physical exercise warm-up for students
• Demonstration/audience interaction throughout the assembly
• Question and answer throughout the course of the assembly
• Students receive gifts at the end of the assembly

The program will be available during mornings from October 21 through the first week of March 2014. Schools are booked on a first come, first serve basis. This program is free to schools. If you’re interested in learning more or booking an assembly for your school, click here.

Islanders School Day Program
Islanders School Day is a one-day assembly, in which the entire team visits Long Island elementary schools to speak with students about the importance of education, staying active, eating healthy and making smart decisions in life. The assembly allows students to learn these vital life lessons from professional athletes.

Program Elements
• Islanders players visit your school!
• Players speak with students about making positive life choices
• Open to all elementary schools on Long Island via a website promotion that will run starting in September through the beginning of October
• Question and Answer sessions

This program is run as a ticket fundraiser contest to schools. If your school is interested in participating, click here. For more information on any of the programs, call 1-800-882-ISLES Ext. 4

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
3 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 64 30 35 4 65
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 64 14 27 22 41
B. Nelson 64 17 19 7 36
F. Nielsen 64 11 25 12 36
A. Lee 58 20 13 13 33
J. Bailey 52 12 19 10 31
J. Boychuk 54 7 23 16 30
N. Leddy 64 8 18 15 26
T. Hamonic 54 4 21 15 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 33 13 0 .911 2.46
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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