Monday, March 3, 2008

Wednesday February 27

There were 6 games up for grabs on Wednesday. As we speed toward the playoffs Former Islanders are lending their help. Let us take a quick glance at the FI efforts:

* Tim Connolly notched Buffalo's 7th goal and added an assist on the 8th as the Sabres thumped the visiting Nashville Predators 8-4. Connolly has 6 goals and 33 assists for 39 points on 43 games. He is riding a 4 game point streak in which he has 8 points on 1 goal and 7 assists.

* Olli Jokinen assisted on Florida's 2nd goal but missed on his attempt in the 3rd round of the SO as the Panthers fell to the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3. O-Jok has 61 points (30 goals, 31 assists) on 66 games. Jason Blake had a powerplay assist on Toronto's 2nd goal. Blakey has 11 goals and 28 assists for 39 points on 65 games. He has 3 assists over the last 2 games.

* Roberto Luongo took the OT loss as the host Vancouver Canucks fell 3-2 to the Colorado Avalanche. Luongo stopped 24 of 26 shots but only 1 of 3 in the SO to fall to 28-18-8 on the season. He received 2nd star of the game honor for his effort. Taylor Pyatt assisted on the Canucks' 2nd goal. T-Py has 13 goals and 17 assists for 30 points on 62 games. For the 2nd straight season Pyatt has topped the 30+ point mark.

Check back soon for more updates.

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