The New York islanders look to avoid their 12th straight loss when they face the Ottawa Senators tonight￼￼. It was a weekend of comebacks for the Islanders as they have picked up points now in three straight games. Islanders defenseman Noah Dobson has been playing much better lately as his confidence is growing.
These stories and more in today’s daily links!￼￼￼
It was a weekend of comebacks for the New York Islanders. After eight straight regulation losses, the Islanders have picked up a point in each of the last three games. This past weekend, a back-to-back in Detroit and then hosting Chicago, the Islanders came from behind to force overtime in both games. Here are the takeaways from the Islanders’ performance this past weekend. (NYI Hockey Now)
Islanders defenseman Noah Dobson has shown flashes of brilliance this season, but not at the consistent level expected. Entering the season, Dobson’s role grew, as he became a top-four defenseman alongside Zdeno Chara. But after a rough start to the season for him, and many others, we are seeing Dobson settling in, and has been playing with a lot of confidence. (Newsday)
The Boston Bruins welcomed goaltender Tuukka Rask back to practice. He started the season on the injured list, and despite not having a current contract with the Bruins, the NHL has allowed him to use the Boston practice facility and more. (Boston Hockey Now)
The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Seattle Kraken 6-1 on Monday night. Jake Guentzel and Jeff Carter both scored twice as Casey DeSmith stopped 28 of 29 for his first win of the season. Here’s how it happened. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
Florida Panthers forward Jonathan Huberdeau was awarded NHL’s first star of the week. Huberdeau played a crucial role in the Panthers’ theee comeback wins this past weekend, with nine points. (Florida Hockey Now)
The Washington Capitals defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 in a shootout on Monday night. Tom Wilson scored his 100th career goal, Alex Ovechkin reaches 40-point mark and more. Here’s the takeaways from the win. (Washington Hockey Now)