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NYHN Daily: Islanders and Komarov Part Ways, Nystrom Speaks on Bailey & More

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The New York Islanders have to wait another day before facing the New Jersey Devils, their first divisional opponent of the season. Leo Komarov is heading to the KHL while Islanders legend Bobby Nystrom speaks highly of Josh Bailey.

These stories and more in today’s daily links!

It appears the question of where is Leo Komarov has finally been answered. A report early Wednesday morning indicated that Komarov was on his back to Russia to play for the KHL’s SKA. (NYI Hockey Now)

It’s been a tough start for the Boston Bruins out of the gate. But maybe the best medicine was a matchup with the Ottawa Senators. Here are the talking points from the 3-2 win on Tuesday. (Boston Hockey Now)

For a man so entrenched in the history of the New York Islanders, it’s easy to understand how certain records Bobby Nystrom holds could slip his mind. For instance, his place on the team’s all-time scoring list. (NYI Hockey Now)

Andrew Gross on the good and bad with the Islanders so far. MSG Networks’ Steve Cangialosi previews the Isles-Devils game, and Neil Best dazzles us with stories from his trip to Winnipeg. Plus, Andrew’s Answers. (Newsday)

The Pittsburgh Penguins needed a shootout yet again to decide their fate against the Chicago Blackhawks. Jeff Carter forced overtime with two third-period goals before the Blackhawks won it. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

What a start to the season it’s been for Evgeny Kuznetsov. He has 16 points through 12 games, is winning face-offs, and is showcasing his versatility after a few questionable seasons. (Washington Hockey Now)

Sasha Barkov tied Ollie Jokinen for most goals ever by a Florida Panther last Thursday. On Tuesday, he became the all time leading goal scorer in Panthers history. (Florida Hockey Now)

On Tuesday the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 to pick up their third win in a row. They now sit in second place in the Atlantic Division. (Detroit Hockey Now)

The Montreal Canadiens may have lost to the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday but the most important event of the day was the return or Carey Price, who is back with the club after getting help with his substance abuse. His teammates showed their support. (Montreal Hockey Now)

Jack Eichel was in attendance for the Vegas Golden Knights game against the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday night. And the Knights did not disappoint him, as they won 4-2. (Vegas Hockey Now)

Colorado Avalanche superstar Nathan Mackinnon is undergoing tests to determine the severity of a lower-body injury. No one in the organization knows a time frame, if any, for Mackinnon to return. He did not practice Tuesday. (Colorado Hockey Now)

J.D. is joined by Jess Belmosto of Locked on Flames to react to the San Jose Sharks’ surprising 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames. They discussed the play of Adin Hill, both teams playing better than expected this season and more. (San Jose Hockey Now)

The Anaheim Ducks defeated the Vancouver Canucks by a score of 3-2 on Tuesday night. The game would need overtime, following a Vancouver Canuck comeback. But the red-hot Troy Terry helped the Ducks pick up the extra point. (Vancouver Hockey Now)

The red-hot Calgary Flames were unable to pick up a win against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. They lost 4-1 in what was a strange night at the Saddledome. (Calgary Hockey Now)

Anaheim Ducks general manager Bob Murray has been placed on leave pending the results of an investigation into his professional conduct. (NHL)

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