Top of the standings:
The Penguins have already wrapped up their playoff spot, but they are a mere point behind the Rangers to clinch the Atlantic Division. Sharp in the shootout:
All of Islanders country is aware of the shooutout prowess possessed by Frans Nielsen
, aka the Danish Backhand of Judgement. While he's putting pucks in the net, Evgeni Nabokov
is keeping them out. After Sunday's shootout win over the Florida Panthers, Nabby is 5-1 in shootouts this season. Not too Shabby, Nabby.
JT always making history:
Tavares is the first Islander since Alexei Yashin (75 in 2001-02) to record 75 points in a season. On Monday, he was eighth in the league in scoring. Isles leaderboards
: Matt Martin
leads the league in hits with 349 hits...PA Parenteau
is sixth in the leauge with 49 assists...Andrew MacDonald
is ninth in the league with 169 blocked shots...The Isles are first in the league with 1,256 blocked shots.