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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Islanders

Wednesday, 12.31.2008 / 9:12 AM ET / Preview
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5 Things To Know: Panthers vs Islanders
FLORIDA PANTHERS (16-15-5 37pts.) vs. NEW YORK ISLANDERS (11-22-4 26pts.)
December 31, 2008
Nassau Coliseum
2:00 P.M.


5. The Florida Panthers begin a four-game road trip this afternoon beginning with a contest against the NY Islanders. After today's game the Panthers will play games in Pittsburgh (Jan. 3), Montreal (Jan. 4) and Toronto (Jan. 6). After completing the trip, the Cats will play seven of their next nine games in South Florida, with road contests in Tampa Bay (Jan. 17) and at the NY Islanders (Jan. 31).

4. D Jay Bouwmeester ranks second in the NHL averaging 27:43 of ice time per game and has 11 points (6-5-11) with a +6 rating in his last 16 games played.
3. Florida's goaltending tandem of Tomas Vokoun and Craig Anderson places ninth in the NHL with a 2.64 GAA and tied for second with a .922 save percentage.

2. Panthers LW David Booth has recorded five points (3-2-5) in his last four games played and paces Florida with 15 goals.

1. Panthers C Michael Frolik ranks 11th among the NHL's rookie scoring leaders with 15 points (6-9-15). In addition, Frolik places fifth among rookie leaders with 60 shots and ninth with five power play points.



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