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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Isles-Flyers facts

The Isles will look to break their 15 game losing streak against the Flyers on Thursday night.

Some fact and figures:

The Isles are 0-12-3, with one overtime loss and two shootout losses.

The Flyers have won all five this season in regulation, and six straight overall.

Goals:  Flyers 76, Isles 25

Isles: 7-62   (11.3%)  with 3 SH Goals Allowed 
Flyers: 20-49  (40.8%)

5 different Flyer goaltenders have won games during the streak:
Biron (9), Boucher (2), Leighton (2), Niittymaki (1) and Emery (1)
5 different Flyers have scored winning goals:
Carter (4), Gagne (3), Hartnell (3), Coburn (2) and Richards
Richards and Briere have scored the shootout-winning goals

Nine of the last 12 games have been decided by one goal, one by 2 goals, three by 3 goals and two by 4 goals.

The Isles have scored three goals or less in all 15 games, and two goals or less in all five games this season.

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

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