New York Islanders Five Best At the Faceoff Dot
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Like all the others on this list, Scatchard wasn’t a product of the Islanders, but rather a by-product of the trade system. Scatchard came to the organization by way of the Vancouver Canucks, in a trade that saw the Islanders ship Felix Potvin the other way.
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But in his five seasons with the Islanders, Scatchard finished with a nice 53.9% faceoff win percentage. Never falling below 52.6% in any of those seasons.
HIs best season came in 1999-2000, with a 55.6%. The Islanders still couldn’t make the playoffs that season.
But two seasons later Scatchard and Peca were able to get the Isles to that playoffs after a seven-year absence.