The New York Islanders will be skating Sunday morning, but not the game group that will be taking the ice against the Philadelphia Flyers later this evening at UBS Arena.
Before we get to the New York Islanders stories from Saturday, LIU kicked off their season Saturday night against no. 9 Northeastern.
It was a valiant effort by LIU, forcing overtime against a tough Northeastern team, but unfortunately the result was a 3-2 loss.
Our Josh Linsenbeg will catch up with the team on Monday.
Here are your New York Islanders and NHL stories to know for today:
NYI Hockey Now: Day 9 of New York Islanders training camp is in the books, with the main focus on the power play and team structure. Line updates, Lambert updates, and more: New York Islanders.
NYI Hockey Now: Following the Islanders preseason game on Tuesday, prospect William Dufour was ecstatic. It was his first preseason game ever, something he’s waited a few years for. A few days later, we caught up with Dufour to discuss that special day. New York Islanders.
NYI Hockey Now: On Friday, the New York Islanders did not hold their usual morning practice. Instead, the Islanders took the ice at UBS Arena for the first time since Apr. 29 for a Blue and White scrimmage, with season ticket holders in attendance. New York Islanders.
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Philly Hockey Now: We all realize it’s only the preseason, and the Philadelphia Flyers are experimenting and using a lot of young and inexperienced players. Still, a scary thought keeps creeping into my mind. What if the real season is like this?Philadelphia Flyers.
Washington Hockey Now: Washington Capitals goaltender Clay Stevenson will be out 4-6 weeks after undergoing hand surgery, the team announced Saturday. The Capitals announced that the 23-year-old netminder underwent a successful procedure to address an injury in his right hand. It is unclear what the injury was or when it occurred. Washington Capitals.
Vegas Hockey Now: CapFriendly transactions spoiled the second batch of Vegas Golden Knights roster cuts Friday night during the team’s preseason game against the San Jose Sharks. The team has cut a total of 17 players. Some will be sent down to the Henderson Silver Knights, whose training camp starts on Monday. Vegas Hockey Now.
San Jose Hockey Now: The San Jose Sharks have announced the 27 players that they’re taking to Europe. There are a few surprises on this list. San Jose Sharks.