5 Facts You Need to Know for Isles-Kings

The Islanders finish up their California road trip tonight in LA against the Kings.

Complete coverage of tonight’s game starts at 10 PM on MSG+ & MSG GO.

*Facts Courtesy New York Islanders

1 Going Back to Back

Like the Islanders, the Kings will be playing the second half of a back-to-back tonight. They defeated the Sabres, 4-2, Saturday night thanks to three power play goals. For the Islanders, Jaroslav Halak gets the call between the pipes tonight.

2 Birthday Brock

Brock Nelson turns 26 today. If the birthday boy scores tonight he’ll become the first Islander to score in all thee goals of a California road trip!

3 Catching Bourne

As John Tavares climbs the Islanders records book, he is looking directly up at Islander great Bob Bourne in multiple categories. He trails Bourne by one goal, one assist and two points!

4 Saving Their Best For Last

The Islanders have gotten better as games have gone on, outscoring their opponents 6-2 in the third period so far this season.

5 Watch Out Butch!

Anders Lee scored his 86th career goal last night, leaving him just one behind our own Butch Goring on the all-time Islanders list. Don’t get too comfortable Butch!