The Islanders return home to Brooklyn tonight to take on Matt Duchene and the Avalanche.
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Barclays Center has been a fortress for the Islanders this season. Heading into tonight’s contest against the Avs, the home side is 4-0-1 this season.
The all-important first goal is especially important for the Islanders’ fortunes. New York is 3-0-0 when it scores first and 4-5-1 when the opposition scores first.
John Tavares was a man on a mission and recorded his seventh career hat trick and four points in the Isles' 5-3 win over the Coyotes. Take a look back and see how the captain recorded all three goals.
John Tavares is the first Islander player with 12 goals in the first 13 game since Mark Parrish had 12 in 2001-02.
The Islanders have scored a goal in 14 straight periods and have scored a second-period goal in nine straight games.
The Isles have won their last three games against the Avalanche at home by a combined score of 16-4.