It was quite a week for Josh Bailey and John Tavares, as they combined for 17 points (8 for Bailey and 9 for Tavares) to both reach the 40 p...
Friday, January 01, 2010
Happy New Year
Stat Trick will have to wait until Friday evening, but I'll share the first tidbit of 2010.
The Islanders are in the midst of their 37th season. In that time they've earned at least one point on every day on the calendar from October 3rd to April 18. Every day but three, that is.
The Isles have never played on December 24th or 25th, per NHL labor negotiations. They've played seven times on New Years Day---and lost them all:
Happy New Year!
Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since 1982. Visit my blog: forever1940.blogspot.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick