5 Things to Know: Islanders at Flyers

NEW YORK ISLANDERS (35-28-12) @ PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (36-32-8)

Coverage begins tonight at 6:30 on MSG+.

The Islanders head to Philadelphia for a Metropolitan Division showdown.

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

1 Where They Stand

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  • Tonight the Islanders head to Philadelphia to face the Flyers for the fourth time this season.
  • The Isles are 4-5-1 in the last 10 games.
  • New York is 15-16-5 on the road in 2016-17.
  • The Islanders are four points behind the Boston Bruins for the final Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference.

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

2 Who's Hot

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  • The Oshawa, Ontario native has points in three straight games (one goal, two assists) and has nine points in the month of March.
  • Bailey currently has 13 goals and 39 assists for 52 points (career high), including an assist in three games against the Flyers.

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

3 Say What?

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“Every game is so important right now, regardless of where we’re playing or who we’re playing. We’re a desperate hockey team.”

 — Islanders’ captain, John Tavares on the Isles’ playoff prospects.

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

4 Did You Know?

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The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

5 Must-See Video

Josh Bailey artfully deflects home his 13th goal of the season against Nashville.

The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.