TORONTO — The New York Islanders seemed to get a spark with the return of Adam Pelech and Kyle Palmieri against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night, but the results continued to be the same as they fell 5-2, for their fifth straight loss.
The Islanders now head to Ottawa for a duel with the Senators Wednesday night at 7 PM.
Here are your New York Islanders and NHL stories to know for today:
NYI HOCKEY NOW
If there’s one positive that can be taken during the struggles and the injuries, it’s the fact that New York Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello has gone to the prospect well.
NATIONAL HOCKEY NOW
Boston Hockey Now: The Bruins are reportedly “getting closer” to a contract extension with Bruins forward and NHL star David Pastrnak.
Washington Hockey: Long Island native Sonny Milano is making the most of his time with the Washington Capitals. Sammi Silber tells us why signing with Washington may have been the best move of his career so far.
Florida Hockey Now: The Florida Panthers were lost in the big apple and couldn’t navigate to winners avenue and got stomped on by the New York Rangers 6-2 Monday night.
Philly Hockey Now: The Philadelphia Flyers are bound for the NHL Draft lottery instead of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. While they won’t win the Bedard Show, who will they take in the first round in Nashville come June?
Calgary Hockey Now: Johnny Gaudreau barely looked up while his tribute video was playing. Maybe the former Calgary Flames star was doing his best not to get overly emotional. Maybe he was feeling a little detached given the boos that preceded the on-screen thank-you.
Los Angeles Hockey Now: The NHL trade rumor mill is churning. Sunday, it was reported that Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorian was in attendance for the Los Angeles Kings’ matchup against the Chicago Blackhawks.