5 Things to Know: Islanders at Senators

BY: DAVID KOLB

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  • The Islanders travel north of the border this afternoon to take on the Ottawa Senators for the second time this season.
  • The Isles are 7-10-4 on the road this season.

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DID YOU KNOW?

The Isles’ all-time record against Ottawa is 26-47-11-4

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  • Casey Cizikas scored a goal and was a plus-1 in a season-high 17:36 of ice time in Thursday’s win over the Flyers.
  • The 25-year-old has recorded six goals and 15 assists in 46 games this season.
  • The Toronto native has points in three straight games (two goals, one assist) and has four points in his past five contests.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Cizikas was taken 92nd overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, the same draft the Isles selected John Tavares No. 1 overall.

islanders_gamepreview_3_GENERIC[Thomas] Greiss kept us in it. We had some good defensive plays by some guys,” Weight said. “We got the big saves and the big plays and bent, but didn’t break.”

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–Islanders coach Doug Weight on Greiss’ 34-save performance vs. Philly Thursday

DID YOU KNOW?

Weight won a silver medal with Team USA at 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

islanders_gamepreview_4The Islanders are 17-0-4 when leading after two periods.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Since opening the season 6-10-4, the Isles are 18-8-6 in their last 32 games.