Islanders@School Program Returning for 2013-14 School Year

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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 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 36 16 2 .913 2.42
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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