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Tonight: Jets at Islanders

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About the Islanders:

-The Isles completed a five-game road trip Monday night in New Jersey with a 3-1 win over the Devils They are now just one point back of the Jets in the Eastern Conference, in ninth place.

TONIGHT

JETS (18-17-2) at ISLANDERS (17-16-3)
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 6 p.m.
TV: TSN Jets
Radio: TSN 1290

-John Tavares scored the game winner against the Devils, giving him 22 goals to tie Steven Stamkos for the NHL lead.

-Of the Islanders remaining 12 games, seven are on the road, where the club is now 11-5-1 this season.

-Evgeni Nabokov picked up the win Monday night and has now been in the net for 31 of 36 Islanders games this season.

With 329 career wins, Nabokov ranks fourth among active goalies (behind Martin Brodeur, Roberto Luongo and Nikolai Khabibulin) and 21st all time.

Nabokov's 55 shutouts rank 19th all time and third among active goalies.

-Matt Martin leads the league with 173 hits. Last season, Martin led the NHL with 374 hits, marking the highest total recorded since hits became an official stat in 2005-06.

 

WINNIPEG JETS

31 Ondrej Pavelec

35 Al Montoya

 

4 Paul Postma

5 Mark Stuart

6 Ron Hainsey

7 Derek Meech

8 Alex Burmistrov

9 Evander Kane

12 Olli Jokinen

13 Kyle Wellwood

16 Andrew Ladd

18 Bryan Little

20 Antti Miettinen

22 Chris Thorburn

23 Arturs Kulda

24 Grant Clitsome

26 Blake Wheeler

27 Eric Tangradi

28 Patrice Cormier

33 Dustin Byfuglien

39 Toby Enstrom

44 Zach Bogosian

80 Nik Antropov

 

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

20 Evgeni Nabokov

60 Kevin Poulin

 

2 Mark Streit

3 Travis Hamonic

4 Radek Martinek

7 Matt Carkner

10 Keith Aucoin

11 Lubomir Visnovsky

12 Josh Bailey

13 Colin McDonald

14 Thomas Hickey

16 Marty Reasoner

17 Matt Martin

21 Kyle Okposo

24 Brad Boyes

26 Matt Moulson

27 Anders Lee

36 Eric Boulton

40 Michael Grabner

47 Andrew MacDonald

51 Frans Nielsen

53 Casey Cizikas

91 John Tavares

(Lineups subject to change)

--Ed Tait

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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 2, 2013 ??65535

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