5 Things to Know: Islanders at Flyers


Coverage begins tonight at 6:30 on MSG+.

The Islanders head to Philadelphia for a Metropolitan Division showdown.

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.

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.

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.

4 Did You Know?

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5 Must-See Video

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