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Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Strange....but absolutely true.

The Islanders are 3-6-0 in their last nine road games, with all
three wins coming at MSG.

It's the first time that three successive Islander road wins
have come in the same arena.

28-Dec-78 @ Atlanta 10 4 W 17
12-Jan-79 @ Atlanta 4 1 W 20

11-Dec-96 @ New York 5 3 W 14
13-Jan-97 @ New York 4 2 W 22

28-Nov-99 @ Boston 2 1 W 12
8-Jan-00 @ Boston 5 2 W 18

1-Nov-00 @ Florida 3 0 W 6
6-Dec-00 @ Florida 4 1 W 14

17-Oct-01 @ Carolina 4 0 W 5
26-Oct-01 @ Carolina 3 2 Wot 6

3-Dec-06 @ New York 7 4 W 13
19-Dec-06 @ New York 4 3 W 15
9-Jan-07 @ New York 5 3 W 21

[The number in the final column denotes the road game of the
season]

Only the 2001 streak in Carolina occurred in consecutive road
games.

Last night's win broke a five game road losing streak. In
1996-97, the Isles went 0-6-1 on the road in between wins at
MSG.


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 2,890 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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