5 Things to Know: Islanders at Flames

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK ISLANDERS (30-22-11) at CALGARY FLAMES (35-26-4)
Game coverage begins at 3:30 PM on MSG+

The Islanders continue their nine-game road trip in Calgary looking to end the Flames’ six-game winning streak.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

Islanders Tavares Boychuk Away 030616

  • The Isles are 6-3-1 in the last 10 games
  • New York is 10-14-5 on the road in 2016-17
  • The Islanders currently own the final Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference

2 WHO'S HOT

  • Isles’ defenseman, Travis Hamonic returned to the lineup Friday, after missing nearly two months, and picked up an assist on the Islanders’ lone goal
  • The 6’2” backliner now has two goals and 11 assists for 13 points in 36 games, and a goal with five assists in fifteen games on the road this season
  • Hamonic skated 22:22 in his first meeting with the Flames, and closed out the night a plus-1 with two shots on goal

3 SAY WHAT?

Greiss on Shutout: Hard Earned

“We played a pretty patient game, pretty tight too, but at the end they just pressed hard down.”

— Islanders goalie, Thomas Greiss following Friday’s tight 2-1 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks

4 DID YOU KNOW?

2004 Season: Player Andrew Ladd. (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

Isles’ defenseman, Johnny Boychuk and forward, Andrew Ladd skated for the WHL’s Calgary Hitmen (major junior).

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Watch goalie, Thomas Greiss help the Isles gain a point on Friday in Chicago