5 Things to Know: Islanders at Hurricanes

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK ISLANDERS (32-25-11) @ CAROLINA HURRICANES (28-27-11)
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After wild 12-goal affair in Brooklyn last night, these teams meet in Raleigh to complete the home-and-home.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

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  • The Isles are 5-4-1 in the last 10 games
  • New York is 12-16-5 on the road in 2016-17

2 WHO'S HOT

NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 05: Joshua Ho-Sang #66 of the New York Islanders skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on October 5, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

  • Rookie, Josh Ho-Sang scored a goal and notched an assist in the Isles’ 8-4 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes Monday
  • No. 66 collected his first multi-point game of his career during his home debut last night at Barclays Center
  • Ho-Sang now has four points (two goals, two assists) in his past four games

3 SAY WHAT?

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“We just made tomorrow the biggest game of the year. For all intents and purposes, it’s going to dictate a lot of what’s going to happen the next month. We’ve got to win.”

— Islanders’ coach, Doug Weight said after last night’s 8-4 loss in Brooklyn

4 DID YOU KNOW?

RALEIGH, NC - JUNE 19: Doug Weight #39 of the Carolina Hurricanes celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Edmonton Oilers in game seven of the 2006 NHL Stanley Cup Finals on June 19, 2006 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Hurricanes defeated the Oilers 3-1 to win the Stanley Cup finals 4 games to 3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Doug Weight skated only 23 games as a member of the Hurricanes, before winning the Stanley Cup in 2006 with Carolina.

5 STAT OF THE DAY

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The Islanders have gone 37 games without losing consecutive games in regulation, their longest streak in 35 years.