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.
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.