Welcome to the not so last day of February. There were 7 games on tap on a unusually busy Thursday night. Former Islanders are trying to help push their respective teams into the playoffs. Let us take a look at the FI work:
* Jim Dowd scored Philadelphia's first goal as the Flyers downed the visiting Ottawa Senators 3-1. Dowd has 4 goals and 5 assists for 9 points on 56 games.
* Zdeno Chara scored an insurance goal as the host Boston Bruins thumped the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1. Chara has 15 goals and 30 assists for 45 points on 63 games. He is on fire as of late with 8 points (6 goals, 2 assists) in his 6 consecutive games. Building on his high in single season points, Chara is currently only 1 goal behind his single season high of 16.
* Alexei Zhitnik scored Atlanta's 3rd goal as the Thrashers fell to the visiting Islanders 5-4 in OT. Zhitnik has 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points on 62 games.
* Robert Nilsson had a goal as the Edmonton Oilers beat the lowly, visiting Los Angeles Kings 5-4. Nilsson has 8 goals and 20 assists for 28 points on 54 games.
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