20 Isles dressed today average 25.26 years old
19 expected to play (excluding Nabokov) average 24.56
Matt Donovan is the 10th oldest of the 20; Anders Lee is the 11th.
NHL experience for Isles Defense:
Carkner, Matt 232
Hickey, Thomas 116
Donovan, Matt 50
Hamonic, Travis 247
Czuczman, Kevin 8
Mayfield, Scott 0
Total games: 653
By comparison, Lubo Visnovsky has played in 830 NHL games -- The Blue Jackets have three players with more experience than the entire Isles defense: Schultz, Umberger and Tyutin.
Forever 1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick