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Christian’s Daily Links: The Islanders Will Find Out Their Opponent For Next Round

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Will it be the Boston Bruins or the Washington Capitals?

That’s the burning question the Islanders and their fans will find out this afternoon. The Bruins and Capitals will close out the Round Robin playing one another, with the winner securing the third seed and facing the Islanders in the First Round.

The Islanders will be watching the noon faceoff between the two teams with great interest.

In the meantime, the Islanders had a day off yesterday. The team did meet and started to plan out some of its strategy for the First Round. Still, with no known opponent yet it’s a little difficult to do fully.

Since there were no on-ice workouts, Islanders coach Barry Trotz did not have an update on Johnny Boychuk, but did say that the two had spoken and that Boychuk was feeling much better.

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The Pittsburgh Penguins season is over, but there is a silver lining from their Game 4 loss. Tristan Jarry showed that he can handle the big stage. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

The Boston Bruins have struggled through the Round Robin to begin the 2020 postseason. Despite that, Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy isn’t worried about his squad. (Boston Hockey Now)

The Colorado Avalanche will face the Arizona Coyotes in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Adrian Dater believes that matchup works out better for Colorado than if they had to play Chicago. (Colorado Hockey Now)

Rourke Chartier is seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. He spoke with Sheng Peng about dealing with concussions over the last 39 months with the San Jose Sharks organization. (San Jose Hockey Now)

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The Islanders were refocused when their series with the Florida Panthers began. (Newsday)

More on the waiting game the Islanders are playing while Round Robin games wrap up. (NY Post)

A champion has been crowned in the Islanders ping pong tournament. (NHL.com)

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NYIHN Daily Links: Wahlstrom Could be Offensive Spark Islanders Need & More

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The New York Islanders, after sneaking away with a 1-0 victory over the Boston Bruins, were back on the ice for practice. With the offense struggling to produce Oliver Wahlstrom deserves a chance to see if he can help this issue. This story and more on today’s daily links!

To say the New York Islanders’ offense is struggling may be an understatement. But 20-year old Oliver Wahlstrom could be the spark they need. (NYI Hockey Now)

The Islanders just played their final home-open ever at Nassau Coliseum, without fans. Peter Schwartz, who attended the game, described the empty-feeling. (NY Sportsday)

Islanders’ young defenseman Noah Dobson understands the reason he did not see more minutes last season. In Andrew Gross’s latest, Dobson and head coach Barry Trotz discuss his development.

Despite the many issues facing the Boston Bruins right now, their perfect penalty kill has been a silver lining. (Boston Hockey Now)

In a rather sloppy performance against the Washington Capitals, the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame a two-goal deficit twice, before taking the game in overtime. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

The San Jose Sharks this season are a very easy team to play against Nothing that was in the plans has worked out. (San Jose Hockey Now)

Despite trailing in the third, the Florida Panthers come back in Sergei Bobrovsky’s season debut to beat the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime. (Florida Hockey Now)

The Carolina Hurricanes are the latest team to be hit by COVID-19, as there seems to be a flaw in the NHL’s testing procedure. (TSN.com)

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NYHN Daily Links: County Exec Laura Curran Hopeful to Get Islanders Fans in Building

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As the New York Islanders got set to host their home-opener amidst an empty Nassau Coliseum, County Exec Laura Curran was not giving up hope of getting fans inside the doors this season. (NYI Hockey Now)

After the beat-down Saturday night, the New York Islanders welcomed the Boston Bruins to town. Although the team struggled on offense, one goal from Pageau was all they needed in the 1-0 victory. (NYI Hockey Now)

In the win, Semyon Varlamov picked up his second shutout in as many tries. He could do no wrong tonight writes Andrew Gross. (Newsday)

The logo at center ice on Monday was the same as far as the Islanders crest went, but the words around it were a little different. (Newsday

Arthur Staple gives his thought on yet another shutout. This time, the good kind. (The Athletic)

The Boston Bruins struggle to score as Isles Varlamov shuts the door. (NHL.com)

The Boston Bruins, who are already slim on defense, lose Matt Grzelcyk to injury in 1-0 loss to the New York Islanders., (Boston Hockey Now)

After a Visa issue and the United States quarantine laws, Kasperi Kapanen was able to practice with his team for the first time on Monday. He looks forward to getting into a game as soon as possible. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

Noah Juulsen joins the Florida Panthers for practice. The young defenseman was taken off waivers by the Florida Panthers. He had to trek from Quebec to Southern Florida (Florida Panthers Now)

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NYHN Daily Links: Mistakes Cost Islanders, Breaking Down Sorokin’s Debut

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After the 5-0 beatdown by the New York Rangers Saturday night, the New York Islanders had the day off on Sunday. The Islanders were very sloppy in the loss, as their mistakes cost them. Rookie netminder Ilya Sorokin had a rough start to his NHL career. These stories and more on today’s daily links!

After a 4-0 win on Opening Night against the New York Rangers, the Islanders got a taste of their own medicine. Their own mistakes attributed heavily to the loss. (NYI Hockey Now)

Rookie netminder Ilya Sorokin made his National Hockey League debut Saturday night. Despite the poor defense in front of him, he made mistakes of his own. (NYI Hockey Now)

Sorokin’s teammates did not do a good enough job in front of him Saturday night writes Mollie Walker. ‘We hung him out to dry” said head coach Barry Trotz. (New York Post)

Although we are just two games into the season, the Islanders have an opportunity to make a statement when they host the Boston Bruins tonight at 5:00 PM. (Newsday)

Trotz did not mince words after the brutal loss writes Arthur Staple. (The Athletic)

On Saturday afternoon, Islander fans flocked to the Belmont site for exciting giveaways and a chance to see the progress of UBS Arena. (NY Sports Day)

Off the record, the Florida Panthers’ mistakes have rippled the NHL Trade market. (NYI Hockey Now)

After sustaining an upper-body injury in game two of the season, Boston Bruins’ winger Ondrej Kase is doubtful for today’s game against the New York Islanders. (Boston Hockey Now)

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Mark Matheson has been placed on Injury Reserve and will be out a while. Did this injury result from a hit in the Philadelphia Flyers game? (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

The Florida Panthers pick up the win in their season opener. After coming so close to losing his iron man streak of 866 games, defenseman Keith Yandle played, and played quite well.  (Florida Hockey Now)

A day after coming out victorious on opening night, San Jose Sharks forward Timo Meier sat down for an exclusive 1-on-1 interview to discuss his St. Louis death threat, awkward pre-draft meeting, and more. (San Jose Hockey Now)

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