The Isles will be looking for the 1,600th regular season victory on Thursday when they host the Devils.
Here's a list of their other century mark wins (as well as the number of games it took them to get there)
Each of the last five milestone wins have come at home; the fewest games between milestones was the 150 between wins 300 and 400 (100-30-20); not surprisingly the Isles spent that entire period as Stanley Cup Champions. The longest stretch was the 325 games between wins 900 and 1,000 (100-186-39).
Adrian Aucoin has the only overtime goal in a century win (1,100); Frans Nielsen had the shootout winner for win #1,400.
Win #200 was a special win - it clinched the Isles' first (Patrick) division championship. If they earn win #1,600 on Thursday it will move them within one point of Columbus and Washington for the division lead.
The Thursday game against New Jersey will be game 3,628; the Isles are 99-78-26 since defeating Minnesota for win #1,500.
Forever1940 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
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