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Saturday, December 16, 2006

Stat Trick

1. The Isles are now 3-5 in the eight games since Alexei Yashin
was injured.

2. Since taking over first place by beating the Rangers on
December 3, the Isles are 1-3 are have allowed 19 goals in that
span.

3. The Isles have allowed at least 4 goals in five straight
games for the first time in a single season since:

7-Jan-01 @ Carolina 2 5 L
9-Jan-01 Vs Chicago 3 6 L
12-Jan-01 @ Pittsburgh 3 4 L
13-Jan-01 Vs Pittsburgh 6 5 W
16-Jan-01 @ Colorado 1 4 L

(They allowed 4+ goals in the final four games last season and
the opener this season)

The last time the Isles allowed at least four goals in at least
six straight games was in 1996 (7 games):

17-Jan-96 Vs Hartford 3 6 L
22-Jan-96 @ Colorado 3 4 L
24-Jan-96 @ Calgary 1 4 L
26-Jan-96 @ Edmonton 1 4 L
27-Jan-96 @ Vancouver 3 6 L
30-Jan-96 Vs Buffalo 5 4 Wot
3-Feb-96 @ Washington 5 6 Lot

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