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The New York Islanders were scheduled to play the Buffalo Sabres last night, but due to COVID-19, that game was postponed by the NHL. Given the latest issues involving the virus, the NHL has revised their protocols, to ensure a safer environment. Freshman Ashley Morrow scored her first collegiate goal in LIU’s last game. These stories and more on today’s daily links!

For a second consecutive game, the Nassau Coliseum stood dark after both of the New York Islanders’ games with the Buffalo Sabres were postponed this week due to COVID-19. In response to those outbreaks, the NHL is implementing a new set of in-arena protocols for teams and players to try and mitigate the spread. (NYI Hockey Now)

Long Island University freshman Ashley Morrow nets her first career NCAA goal. It was a moment she will never forget, and one made even sweeter by the end result for the LIU women’s ice hockey team. (NYI Hockey Now)

The Islanders need to string together wins but are unexpectedly waiting until Saturday’s game against the Penguins at Nassau Coliseum to try and snap a five-game losing streak. (Newsday)

Islanders’ Mat Barzal has evolved in front of our eyes this season. A contract with the Islanders was never in question during the offseason. (The Athletic)

With analysts projecting Team Canada’s Olympic roster, the team should reunite the line of Brad Marchand, Sidney Crosby, and Patrice Bergeron. This line was lethal back in 2016 for Team Canada as they won the gold. (Boston Hockey Now)

The last couple of seasons were not Hallmark moments for Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Mike Matheson. After battling an injury to start the season, Matheson looks to jump into an injury-riddled lineup as soon as he can. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

Even with a Jonathan Huberdeau hat trick, the Florida Panthers fall to the Nashville Predators. (Florida Hockey Now

The Colorado Avalanche will not play an NHL game for a week due to COVID-19. While it may look like a negative on the surface, this is a good thing writes Adrian Dater. (Colorado Hockey Now)

What did the San Jose Sharks ask Ryan Merkley to work on when they sent him down last month? Merkley joined the Locked on Sharks boys to clue us in. (San Jose Hockey Now)

Alex Ovechkin passes Mike Gartner on the NHL goals list, but the Capitals still lost to the Rangers. (

Vegas Golden Knight’s goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury went out to deliver a jersey that a fan had won. Megan Macdonald, the winner, failed to answer the doorbell and missed her favorite player. (

Patrik Laine scored his first goal as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets in their win against the Dallas Stars. (

Toronto Maple Leafs’ forward Jason Spezza nets three with a vintage performance. (

Ottawa Senators’ rookie Tim Stuztle was sensational last night as the Ottawa Senators snapped their losing streak. (




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