4 Facts to Know: Islanders vs. Flames

The Islanders welcome Travis Hamonic and the Flames to Barclays Center.

Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG+ & MSG GO. Download the app for free.

1 What a Game!

The Islanders are riding high into tonight’s matchup against the Flames after an epic comeback Friday night against the Red Wings.

The Isles became just the third team in NHL history to win a game down by three goals with 5:30 remaining in the third period.

2 Flames Bring Back the Hammer

Travis Hamonic makes his return to Barclays Center for the first time since being traded to Calgary in the offseason.

Hamonic spent seven years with the Isles, recording 26 goals and 120 assists for 146 points in 444 games.

3 More History for Barzal

Mathew Barzal completed his second five-assist game this season in Friday’s win over the Red Wings and is the first player in Islanders history to have multiple five-assist games in a season.

The only other Isles player with two five-assist games in their career? Hall of Famer Mike Bossy.

4 Every Point Matters

As we approach the stretch run, the Metropolitan Division is getting increasingly tighter with the standings changing every day.

The Isles are currently in seventh place in the division but are just one point out of a playoff position and four points behind second place.