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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Fwd: [isles-list] Stat Trick

--- Eric Hornick <forever1940@yahoo.com> wrote:

> > 1. The Isles have beaten Chicago in four straight games, > dating > back to 2003, after having beaten the Hawks only four times in > the previous 38 meetings. > > 2. The Isles' defense contributed three assists, giving them > 20 > points [2-18-20] in the first 11 games. Not bad, particularly > when you remember that Chris Campoli led the defense in > scoring > last season. > > 3. Alexei Yashin recorded his 106th goal as an Islander, > finally > pushing Eddie Westfall [105 goals] out of the Isles' top 20. > Jason Blake's goal was his 100th NHL goal -- all but seven > have > come as an Islander. > > > > Forever1940 is the nom de plume of FSN statistician Eric > Hornick. > > Eric, who has worked the Stanley Cup Finals four times, will > celebrate his 25th anniversary as the statistician on Islander > home telecasts on January 21, 2007. Often referred to on-air > as an actuary, he is one of 2,901 Fellows of the Casualty > Actuarial Society and is the President-Elect of the Casualty > Actuaries of Greater NY. > > You can find him in the "Best Seat in the House", about six > feet to Howie and Billy's left, at most Islander home games. > > For more on the actuarial profession, visit > www.beanactuary.org > >

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