Islanders Vs. Flyers: New York Tries To End Drought Against Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Flyers have not lost to the New York Islanders in 22 of their last 23 meetings, and on Thursday the Flyers look to continue their dominance when they visit the Isles in a Eastern Conference Atlantic Division match up (7 p.m. on MSG+).

If there's any way to get back on track it's beating a franchise that has had your number in 22 of their last 23 tries, and that's just what the New York Islanders could do against the Philadelphia Flyers, who visit the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (7 p.m. on MSG+). The last-place Islanders (15-19-6, 36 points) have lost seven straight against the Flyers (25-12-4, 54 points) and are 1-17-5 in the past 23 meetings.

On Tuesday, the Islanders kept their surprising domination over the Detroit Red Wings earning a 5-1 victory. Over the last six meetings over the Redwings, New York is 5-0-1.

The big storyline for New York will be goaltender Evgeni Nabokov going for his 300th career victory after making 23 saves Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the Flyers are trying to keep pace in the Atlantic Division standings, which features the New York Rangers four points head of second-place Philadelphia.

For more on the Flyers, check out the SB Nation blog Broad Street Hockey, while Lighthouse Hockey has everything on the Islanders.

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