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Islanders: 5 things we learned in 16 game point streak

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 21: The New York Islanders celebrate their 4-3 overtime victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Barclays Center on November 21, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Islanders defeated the Penguins 4-3 in overtime and with the victory, (the Islanders are 15-0-1 since Oct. 12) extended their point streak to a franchise-record 16 games. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 21: The New York Islanders celebrate their 4-3 overtime victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Barclays Center on November 21, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Islanders defeated the Penguins 4-3 in overtime and with the victory, (the Islanders are 15-0-1 since Oct. 12) extended their point streak to a franchise-record 16 games. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 07: Casey Cizikas #53 of the New York Islanders (L) celebrates his goal at 19 seconds of the first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Barclays Center on November 07, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

On Thursday the New York Islanders established their longest point streak in franchise history at 16 games. What did we learn from the streak?

The obvious lesson to learn in the New York Islanders 16 game point streak is simple; they’re a good team. If you or someone you know is sleeping on the Islanders you or they need to wake up. Barry Trotz and his boys are for real.

With 31 points from a possible 32 during the 16 game streak, the Islanders are at the top of the league. With all those points in the bank already, it’s pretty easy to imagine that the Islanders will return to the playoffs in back-to-back season.

Yes, it’s possible that the wheels could fall off at any point. But it’s hard to see that happening with the way the Islanders have been playing of late.

But there’s more than the obvious to learn from the Islanders streak that the fact that they’re a good team. Cause again, that’s obvious. Here’s five things I learned from the Islanders point streak.

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