5 Things to Know: Islanders at Canucks

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK ISLANDERS (43-22-2) @ VANCOUVER CANUCKS (26-27-10)
Game coverage begins at 10:00 PM on MSG

1 Where They Stand

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  • Tonight the Islanders travel to Vancouver to face the Canucks for the second time this season.
  • The Isles are 6-3-1 in the last 10 games.
  • New York is 11-15-5 on the road in 2016-17.
  • The Islanders currently own the final Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference with 73 points.

2 Who's Hot

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  • Anders Lee scored two goals Tuesday, propelling the Isles to a 4-1 win over the Oilers.
  • The St. Paul, Minnesota native now has 25 goals this season, tying his personal career-high, set in 2014-15.
  • Lee has three points in four games in the month of March, and tallied an assist in the first game against the Canucks on Nov. 7.

3 Say What?

“It’s really nice, there are no words to describe it. It’s such a relief to score and it makes you feel like you belong and things are possible and you know all your dreams are coming true in front of your eyes, which is cool. For me, it was a very special moment.”

— Islanders’ rookie, Josh Ho-Sang on his first career NHL goal.

4 Did You Know?

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  • Islanders forwards, Cal Clutterbuck and Jason Chimera lead the club in games played vs. the Canucks all-time, with 33 games.
  • Former Islanders’ forward, Travis Green currently serves as the head coach of the Canucks’ AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets.

5 Must-See Video

Isles’ rookie, Josh Ho-Sang scores his first NHL goal Tuesday in Edmonton.