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Islanders vs. Flyers 3/28/13

Here are some notes for those fans getting ready to watch the New York Islanders (15-15-3) who are on the road to take on the Philadelphia Flyers (13-17-2) in NHL action tonight.

New York continues their four-game road trip, with this second meeting against Philadelphia. The Islanders are looking for a bit of revenge as the Flyers won the first meeting 7-0 on 2/18.

Islanders Recap:

John Tavares’ goal broke a 2-2 tie with 5:18 remaining to help the Islanders defeat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Tuesday. Michael Grabner and Josh Bailey also contributed on offense with key goals in the game.

Is this the start of something?

The Islanders have won two-straight games for the seventh time this season. Fourteen of their 15 victories have come in their seven two-game winning streaks. The team is looking to win three-straight games for the first time this season.

Isles on Fire:

John Tavares is on a four-game point streak (3g/1a).

Frans Nielsen is on a three-game assist streak, with three assist over the span.

Matt Moulson has nine assists in his last nine games.

Brad Boyes has 12 points (4g/8a) in his last 12 games. He has at least one point in 10 of those 12 games.

Islestones to watch for:

Andrew Macdonald is one assist shy of 50

Marty Reasoner is three goals shy of 100

The Islanders and Flyers game is set to air on the MSG Network, with face-off scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

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