5 Things to Know: Islanders at Maple Leafs

By David Kolb

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (24-17-9) @ NEW YORK ISLANDERS (22-18-10) 
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG+2

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  • Tonight the Islanders host the Maple Leafs for the second of three games vs. Toronto this season
  • New York is 6-2-2 in the last 10 games
  • The Isles own a 16-8-6 record on home ice in 2016-17
  • The Islanders currently sit 54 points, three points behind the Leafs, and five points out of a playoff slot in in the Eastern Conference

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  • Lee enters tonight’s game after producing multiple-point games in his last two contests (one goal, three assists)
  • With 18 goals in 49 games, Lee is hoping to eclipse his career-high of 25 goals set in the 2014-15 season

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“We fought, but (it’s) disappointing to come out of the two games with one point.”

 –Islanders coach, Doug Weight reflecting back on Friday’s loss to Detroit and Saturday’s OT loss to Carolina.

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Isles’ defenseman Dennis Seidenberg leads all New York skaters with 47 games played and 17 career assists vs. the Maple Leafs

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Isles Looking Forward to Getting Back on Track For Playoff Push