5 Things to Know: Islanders at Sabres

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK ISLANDERS (36-29-12) @ BUFFALO SABRES (32-33-12)
Coverage begins at 2:30 PM on MSG+

The Islanders will try to keep their playoff hopes alive with a win in Buffalo.

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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  • The Isles are 4-5-1 in the last 10 games
  • New York is 15-17-5 on the road in 2016-17

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

  • Isles’ forward, Anders Lee scored Friday in the Islanders 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils
  • The St. Paul, Minnesota native has 29 goals and 46 points this season –- both new career-highs
  • Lee is looking for his first point of the season vs. Buffalo tonight and is averaging 17:19 of ice time in the three games against the Sabres

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?

“We needed to win tonight and we bounced back in a good way. We played a strong 60 minutes.”

 — Islanders’ forward, Anthony Beauvillier said after scoring a goal in the Isles win vs. New Jersey Friday

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?

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: Adam Pelech #50 of the New York Islanders dumps Sam Reinhart #23 of the Buffalo Sabres during the first period at the Barclays Center on April 9, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles defenseman, Adam Pelech skated with Sabres’ forward, Sam Reinhart for Team Canada at the 2014 World Junior Championships.

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

Watch captain, John Tavares suffer a lower-body injury in Friday’s 2-1 win over the Devils.

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.