5 Facts to Know for Isles-Sharks

The Islanders return home after their four-game road trip to host the Sharks tonight.

Complete coverage of tonight’s game starts at 6:30 PM on MSG+ & MSG GO.

*Facts Courtesy New York Islanders

1 You Again

These teams met last Saturday in San Jose, with the Islanders winning 3-1 behind goals from Anders Lee, Brock Nelson and Cal Clutterbuck. Can the Isles complete the season sweep?

2 Home Cooking

The good news: the Islanders are 21-4-4 at Barclays Center against Western Conference opponents. Even better news: their next five home games are all against teams from the Western Conference.

3 The Greiss is Right

Thomas Greiss will be in net for the Islanders tonight. Greiss was in goal last week in San Jose and recorded 40 saves in the Islanders victory.

4 Local Kid Comes Home

Sharks forward Kevin Labanc was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Staten Island and tonight will be his first game in his home city. He scored when these teams played last week and is tied for the Sharks lead in goals and points.

5 Legends In The House

This weekend is Islanders Alumni Weekend. Former Islanders from all eras will be in the building and honored in a special pre-game ceremony. Let’s win one for them!