4 Facts to Know For Islanders-Canes

The Islanders play host in a Metropolitan Division matchup against the Hurricanes at Barclays Center.

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*Facts Courtesy of the New York Islanders

1 Weather The Storm

Thursday’s game pits the Islanders 5-0-2 home record against a Carolina team that is 3-0-1 in four trips to Barclays Center.

Can the Isles prevail?

2 Greiss On The Ice

Thomas Greiss will start in goal, making his second consecutive start. In his last outing, the Isles prevailed over St. Louis, 5-2.

He is 3-3-1 lifetime against the Hurricanes.

3 Ho-Sang To Stay

Josh Ho-Sang‘s emergency recall was terminated and changed to a regular recall. The Islanders active roster stands at 23, with Shane Prince and Nikolay Kulemin both on IR.

4 Not My Darling

Scott Darling will start in goal against the Islanders on Thursday.

Darling is 2-1-0 with a 2.69 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage lifetime against the Islanders. The Hurricanes goalie is 5-3-4 in his first season with his new team.