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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Happy Valentines Day

The Isles will spend Valentines Day in Toronto on Thursday and Ted Nolan will try to do something that only Al Arbour has ever done -- lead the Isles to a Valentines Day victory.

The Isles are 5-7 with 4 ties on VD, having last won in 1989 vs. Edmonton. Arbour went 5-3-3 in his 11 VD games.

14-Feb-73@Chicago24L
14-Feb-74@St. Louis22T
14-Feb-76VsPittsburgh44T
14-Feb-77@Vancouver21W
14-Feb-78VsLos Angeles32W
14-Feb-79@Buffalo12L
14-Feb-80@Colorado53W
14-Feb-81VsSt. Louis11T
14-Feb-82@Hartford91W
14-Feb-87VsBuffalo15L
14-Feb-88@New York44T
14-Feb-89VsEdmonton53W
14-Feb-91@Pittsburgh25L
14-Feb-92@New York29L
14-Feb-95VsQuebec23L
14-Feb-01VsPhiladelphia13L
14-Feb-08@Toronto


This will be the Isles' first VD game in 7 years. In their last VD win (1989) rookie David Volek had the winning goal.


Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick. Eric has worked the Stanley Cup Finals four times, and celebrated his 26th anniversary as the statistician on Islander home telecasts on January 21, 2008.

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