Good morning New York Islanders fan. The Islanders are back in action Thursday night as they face the Minnesota Wild at UBS Arena. The Islanders will be in their fisherman sweaters.
Here’s your New York Islanders and NHL stories to know for today:
NYI Hockey Now
NYI Hockey Now caught up with forwards Brock Nelson and Simon Holmstrom, along with netminder Ilya Sorokin to get their takes on shootouts. New York Islanders.
Forward Simon Holmstrom had this to say regarding his injury and his quick return. New York Islanders.
In the 2008 NHL Entry Level Draft, Islanders general manager Garth Snow used his sixth-round draft pick to select a 5-foot-nine defenseman out of the Western Hockey League. That player’s name was Jared Spurgeon. New York Islanders.
Before the Islanders’ 2-1 shootout loss to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night, owner Jon Ledecky spoke with us and continued to show that trust in general manager Lou Lamoriello. New York Islanders.
Are the San Jose Sharks scouting the Islanders? Why did general manager Lou Lamoriello send top prospect Aatu Räty back to Bridgeport? New York Islanders.
Don’t expect the St. Louis Blues to go into sell mode ahead of the NHL trade deadline, and Jakob Chychrun could get moved sooner rather than later. That and some insight on the Los Angeles Kings in the latest Off The Record.
Around the League
Philly Hockey Now: Ivan Provorov hears the NHL trade rumors, but wants to stay with the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Penguins have trade needs — perhaps a third-line center. Who is available, and who could be available on the NHL trade block for the Pittsburgh Penguins?
Washington Hockey Now: The other side — the loss helped the Penguins and was a flatline for the Washington Capitals.
Montreal Hockey Now: The legacy, by the numbers. The Montreal Canadiens are set to honor P.K. Subban.
Detroit Hockey Now: There was no rust after a lengthy absence for Tyler Bertuzzi.
Colorado Hockey Now: Frustrations are rising — go inside the Colorado Avalanche locker room.