Numbers for Nerds: 29 - Overall place in the NHL the Islanders currently occupy. 9 - Number of points out of a playoff spot the Islanders currently sit, thanks to the Metropolitan Division being garbage.
Team Records: Ducks: 25-7-5 (55 pts, 1st in Pacific Division, 2nd in NHL) Islanders: 10-19-7 (27 pts, 8th in Metropolitan Division, 29th in NHL). Ducks Record Head-to-Head: 1-0-0 (5-2 win on December 9th).
Team Leaders: Ducks: Goals - Corey Perry (22) Assists - Ryan Getzlaf (23) Points - Ryan Getzlaf (39) Plus-Minus - Francois Beauchemin (+21) Time-on-ice - Cam Fowler (24:03). Islanders: Goals - John Tavares (13) Assists - John Tavares (25) Points - John Tavares (38) Plus-Minus - Eric Boulton/Lubomir Visnovsky (+3) Time-on-ice - Andrew MacDonald (26:14)
Goalies: Ducks: Frederik Andersen (8-1-0, 1.74 GAA, .938 Sv%), Jonas Hiller
Power Play: Ducks: 15.7%, 21st in NHL. Islanders:16.1%, 19th in NHL.
Penalty Kill: Ducks: 80.7%, 22nd in NHL. Islanders: 72.2%, 30th in NHL.