5 Facts to Know for Islanders-Senators

The Islanders host the Senators looking for their fifth straight win.

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*Facts Courtesy of the New York Islanders

1 Long Time No See

These teams met last Saturday in Ottawa with the Islanders winning 2-1 behind 31 saves from Jaroslav Halak.

However, it will be Thomas Greiss in net for the Isles tonight. Griess is 4-0-2 with a 2.95 GAA and .908 SV% in six starts at home this season.

2 Home Cooking

The Islanders are 8-0-2 on Barclays Center ice this season and are the only team unbeaten in regulation at home.

They are also the hottest team in the NHL, with a 7-1-0 record in their last eight games.

3 Slumping Sens

The Senators have struggled of late, as they are winless in their last seven games (0-6-1).

Their last win came on November 11 against the Avalanche in Sweden.

4 Goals Galore

The Islanders score 3.67 goals per game, which leads the NHL.

They have scored at least four goals in eight of their past nine games … with the lone exception being their win against the Senators.

5 He's On Fire

Rookie Mathew Barzal recorded an assist in Tuesday’s win, extending his point streak to seven games.

Barzal leads all rookies in points with 24 (six goals, 18 assists).