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Sunday, March 13, 2011
One goal games
The Isles have now played seven straight one goal games on the road, with six decided in overtime/shootout. The Isles are 3-1-3 in those seven games.
The Isles also played seven consecutive one-goal games on the road last season, going 4-2-1 from December 9th - January 9th.
The club record for consecutive one-goal games on the road is 8, set from December 26, 1976-January 22, 1977. The Isles went 3-2-3 in that stretch.
The Isles have won only once this season by one goal in regulation (1-12 in regulation one goal games and 10-0-11 in ot/so). The win was vs. Anaheim on December 16th -- the game that started their current 50 points in 42 games stretch.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