NEW YORK ISLANDERS (30-23-11) @ EDMONTON OILERS (35-22-8)
Coverage begins at 8:30 PM on MSG+2
1 WHERE THEY STAND
2 WHO'S HOT
- Islanders’ forward, John Tavares scored a goal on five shots on net Sunday vs. the Calgary Flames
- The Isles’ captain now has 24 goals and 30 assists for 54 points, including two goals and two assists in his past five games
- Tavares tallied an assist and was a plus-1 on Nov. 5 vs. the Oilers at Barclays Center in 23:42 of ice-time
3 SAY WHAT?
After the Isles loss in Calgary, John Tavares talks about the difficulty of playing three tough games in four nights while traveling.
“We just really shot ourselves in the foot. When you give up four goals like that, it’s hard to win in this league.”
— Islanders’ captain, John Tavares reflecting back to the Flames four-goal first period in Sunday’s 5-2 loss in Calgary
4 DID YOU KNOW?
The Oilers 4-3 shootout win in Brooklyn earlier this season was only the second shootout between these clubs all-time. The Islanders won the first shootout, winning 3-2 over Edmonton Dec. 10, 2005.