5 Things to Know: Islanders at Stars


NEW YORK ISLANDERS (29-22-10) @ DALLAS STARS (23-28-10)

 Game coverage begins at 8 PM on MSG+2.

1 Where They Stand

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  • Tonight the Islanders head to American Airlines Center to face the Dallas Stars for the second time this season.
  • New York is 6-4-0 in the last 10 games.
  • The Isles are 9-14-4 on the road in 2016-17.
  • The Islanders currently sit one point behind the Toronto Maple Leafs for the final Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference.

2 Who's Hot?

3 Say What?

Islanders Tavares Canadiens Away 022317 Stock Getty“What was disappointing the most was that we didn’t even give ourselves a chance with the way we competed. It wasn’t even mistakes or poor execution. We made it so easy for them to play against. It’s tough to explain now.”

— Islanders captain, John Tavares after Saturday’s lopsided 7-0 loss to Columbus.

4 Stat of the Day

Islanders Greiss Canadiens Away 022317 Stock GettyThomas Greiss has three shutouts this season, including one against Dallas at Barclays Center in January, as the Islanders blanked the Stars, 3-0.

5 Must-See Video

Isles’ coach Doug Weight talks about the tough loss to the Blue Jackets Saturday.

Doug Weight details what went wrong for the Islanders in their loss to Columbus, why he pulled Thomas Greiss in intermission, and how his team can bounce back.