NHL Matchup - NY Islanders at Minnesota

New York Islanders (11-21-7) at Minnesota Wild (20-15-5), 8 p.m.
2013-14 Head-to-head record First meeting
2012-13 Head-to-head record None
2011-12 Head-to-head record New York 2-0 (1-0 at NY; 1-0 at Min)
2010-11 Head-to-head record New York 1-0 (1-0 at NY; 0-0 at Min)
Home Record: New York 5-8-7; Minnesota 14-3-2
Away Record: New York 6-13-0; Minnesota 6-12-3
Record vs. Central Division: New York 1-4-0
Record vs. Metropolitan Division: Minnesota 4-4-1
Record vs. Western Conference: New York 4-9-1
Record vs. Eastern Conference: Minnesota 9-7-2
2011-2012 Meetings
10/10 - New York, 2-1 (at NY)
12/17 - New York, 2-1 so (at Min)
2010-2011 Meetings
03/02 - New York, 4-1 (at NY)
2009-2010 Meetings
11/20 - Minnesota, 3-2 (at Min)
2008-2009 Meetings
12/19 - Minnesota, 4-1 (at Min)
03/25 - Minnesota, 6-2 (at NY)
2007-2008 Meetings
02/09 - Minnesota, 4-3 ot (at Min)
2005-2006 Meetings
12/13 - Minnesota, 4-3 (at NY)
2003-2004 Meetings
03/19 - New York, 3-1 (at NY)
2002-2003 Meetings
12/19 - New York, 4-2 (at Min)
2001-2002 Meetings
02/10 - Minnesota, 4-3 (at Min)
03/23 - New York, 2-1 (at NY)
Game Notes
Note - 10 of the 14 meetings have been decided by two goals or less.
Note - The NYI have won three straight after losing the last five meetings.
Note - The Islanders have won six of the last 11 meetings.
Note - Minnesota has won eight of the 14 meetings.
Note - The NYI snapped a three-game series road losing streak on 12/17/11.
Note - The Islanders have lost five of the seven meetings at Minnesota.
Note - Minnesota has lost two straight after winning its last two at the NYI.
Note - Minnesota has lost four of its last six at the Islanders.
New York last five games Minnesota last five games
12/17 - L vs. Tampa Bay, 2-3 (SO) 12/17 - W vs. Vancouver, 3-2 (SO)
12/20 - W at NY Rangers, 5-3 12/19 - L at Pittsburgh, 2-5
12/21 - L vs. Anaheim, 3-5 12/22 - L at NY Rangers, 1-4
12/23 - W at Detroit, 3-0 12/23 - L at Philadelphia, 1-4
12/28 - L vs. New Jersey, 1-2 12/27 - L at Winnipeg, 4-6