The New York Islanders struggled mightily in the first period against the Edmonton Oilers losing 4-2 to Thursday night. They are back at it at 9 PM ET on Friday night as they finish off their road trip against the Calgary Flames.
Here are your New York Islanders and NHL stories to know for today:
NYI HOCKEY NOW
The New York Islanders struggled mightily early as they fell 4-2 to the Edmonton Oilers. The Islanders are now 22-16-2 on the season and go right back at it Friday night against the Calgary Flames. New York Islanders.
While Olver Wahlstrom has been out, who has been Mathew Barzal’s best winger? New York Islanders.
Despite two goals in five games, Islanders top prospect Aatu Räty is being sheltered on the fourth line. Here’s why: New York Islanders.
The New York Islanders are seeing a strong goaltending bond at each level of the organization: New York Islanders.
Do you remember the Islanders bar Offside Tavern? Well, it’s coming back better than ever. New York Islanders.
NATIONAL HOCKEY NOW
Washington Hockey Now: It was a wild night in Columbus, where the Washington Capitals saw a sloppy start turn into a 6-2 victory following domination in the final 40 minutes, goals aplenty, and… some World Cup-worthy play from Martin Fehervary. Washington Capitals.
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: The Pittsburgh Penguins have not won since Dec. 20. They are 0-4-2 in their last six, but the dispassionate manner in which the Penguins have lost. Pittsburgh Penguins.
Philly Hockey Now: Tears swelled in Kevin Hayes’ eyes as he talked about making his first All-Star team Thursday night. The Philadelphia Flyers’ left winger will play in the Feb. 4 game at FLA Live Arena: Philadelphia Flyers.
Boston Hockey Now: Here are the Talking Points from another Boston Bruins win as the Bruins beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 to open a three-game west coast road trip.Boston Bruins.
Montreal Hockey Now: Montreal Canadiens prospect Joshua Roy has always been known as a big game player, but he truly left his best for last at this year’s World Juniors. Montreal Canadiens.
Detroit Hockey Now: Captain Dylan Larkin will be representing the Detroit Red Wings in this season’s NHL All-Star Game. Detroit Red Wings.
Vegas Hockey Now: Logan Thompson has been named the first Vegas Golden Knights representative for the 2023 NHL All-Star Game: Vegas Golden Knights.
Colorado Hockey Now: Everything looked good for the Avalanche in the second period. That changed in the blink of an eye. Colorado Avalanche.
San Jose Hockey Now: Erik Karlsson is an All-Star once again. The NHL announced today that Karlsson, who leads all NHL defensemen with 13 goals, 40 assists, and 53 points, had made the Pacific Division squad along with Matty Beniers, Kevin Fiala, Nazem Kadri, Connor McDavid, Elias Pettersson, Troy Terry, and Logan Thompson. San Jose Sharks.