5 Things To Know: Islanders at Flyers

BY: DAVID KOLB

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  • The Isles are 6-10-4 on the road this season.

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DID YOU KNOW?

In New York’s last game with Toronto, the two clubs combined to score 11 goals.

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  • Brock Nelson scored two goals including the game-winning goal in overtime on Monday over Toronto.
  • Nelson has three goals and three assists in his past four games.
  • In 51 games this season, Nelson has 13 goals with 17 assists, accounting for 30 points.

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DID YOU KNOW?

In the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, the Islanders selected Brock Nelson with the 30th overall pick.

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“It’s a huge game, we’re excited about it, we’re excited about the opportunity. We’ve put ourselves in a place where these games start to matter and the guys will be ready to go.”

–Islanders coach, Doug Weight on tonight’s Metropolitan Division matchup

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DID YOU KNOW?

As a former player, Doug Weight used to play for the New York Rangers, Edmonton Oilers, St. Louis Blues, Carolina Hurricanes, Anaheim Ducks, and New York Islanders.

islanders_gamepreview_4The Flyers have been shut out in their last two games, and have gone a total of 122:49 since their last goal. Philadelphia has never been shut out in three consecutive games ever.

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DID YOU KNOW?

When the Flyers and Isles last met, Philadelphia bested New York in overtime 3-2.

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Brock Nelson buries the OT winner against Toronto on Monday.