5 Things to Know: Islanders vs. Senators

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW YORK ISLANDERS (40-29-12) vs. OTTAWA SENATORS (44-27-10)
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Eliminated from playoff contention last night, the Islanders will look to close out the season on a high-note.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

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  • The Isles are 7-3-0 in the last 10 games
  • New York is 21-12-7 on home ice in 2016-17

2 WHO'S HOT

  • Isles’ forward, Anders Lee scored two goals vs. the New Jersey Devils Saturday
  • The 26-year-old now has five goals and an assist in his past five games
  • Lee begins the night with a goal and is a plus-1 in two games vs. Ottawa this season

3 SAY WHAT?

“I just think a lot of guys have really stepped up. In the absence of Johnny, we’ve all stuck together and had a good focus and we had a job six games ago to close it out the best we could and we’ve done that so far.”

 — Anders Lee, after Saturday’s win over New Jersey, and before the Toronto Maple Leafs locked up the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference

4 DID YOU KNOW?

UNIONDALE, NY - CIRCA 1992-93: Brad Marsh #14 of the Ottawa Senators defends against Derek King #27 of the New York Islanders circa 1992-93 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images)
UNIONDALE, NY – CIRCA 1992-93: Brad Marsh #14 of the Ottawa Senators defends against Derek King #27 of the New York Islanders circa 1992-93 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images)

The most goals the Islanders scored in a game vs. the Senators was nine, coming on Dec. 17, 1992 in a 9-3 win.

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Brendan Burke and Butch Goring look back at the Islanders’ 4-2 win over New Jersey Saturday.