Monday, March 3, 2008

Monday March 3

Just because there were only 3 games on Monday does not mean there was not a ton of Former Islander activity. FIs were very involved as teams push toward the playoffs. Let us take a look at their contributions:

* Four separate FIs recorded points on one game as the Washington Capitals crushed the visiting Boston Bruins 10-2. Defenseman Tom Poti had 2 assists, including 1 on the game winner. Poti has 1 goal and 22 assists for 23 points on 56 games. He is riding a 4 game point scoring streak in which he has notched 6 assists. Fellow d-man John Erskine was credited with an assist on the 8th Caps' goal. Erskine has 2 goals and 7 assists for 9 points on 42 games. With the helper he snapped a 15 game point-less streak. Viktor Kozlov assisted on Washington's 6th goal, a powerplay goal. Kozzer has 14 goals and 28 assists for 42 points on 66 games. He has recorded 10 points (2 goals, 8 assists) on the man advantage. Kozlov has 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) over the last 3 games. Zdeno Chara had a powerplay assist on Boston's 1st goal. Chara has 46 points (15 goals, 31 assists) on 65 games.

* Todd Bertuzzi scored the opening goal of the game as the Anaheim Ducks downed the visiting Ottawa Senators 3-1. Bert has 13 goals and 20 assists for 33 points on 54 games. He has points in 3 consecutive games on 1 goal and 2 assists. Mathieu Schneider assisted on the powerplay insurance goal midway through the final period. Scheids had 9 goals and 24 assists for 33 points on 51 games. He has 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists) over the last 2 games.

* Bryan Smolinski assisted on Montreal's 4th goal as the Canadiens fell to the host San Jose Sharks 6-4. Smoke has 5 goals and 14 assists for 19 points on 50 games. With the helper he snapped a 5 game point-less streak.

Check back here soon for more updates as the regular season winds down.

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