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NYHN Daily: Islanders Line Tinkering with Beauvillier Out & Josh Ho-Sang



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The New York Islanders have made their way to Washington D.C. as they face the Capitals today and Thursday. Despite picking up the loss on Sunday, Ilya Sorokin’s play was not why the team lost. With Anthony Beauvillier day-to-day, the Islanders may need to tinker with their lines ahead of puck drop. These stories and more on today’s daily links!

Islanders’ rookie netminder Ilya Sorokin was not perfect in the 2-0 loss to the Devils. But his play was not the reason the Islanders did not come away with the victory. (NYI Hockey Now)

After Anthony Beauvillier was dinged up in Sunday’s loss, the Islanders will have to tinker with their lines if he is unable to play. (NYI Hockey Now)

Chris Lamoriello, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers’ general manager, and the Islanders’ assistant general manager stated that they are not ruling anything out when it comes to Josh Ho-Sang. (NYI Hockey Now)

Anthony Beauvillier’s injury is going to force head coach Barry Trotz to make lineup changes. But Trotz stated that he was planning on mixing things up whether Beauvillier could play or not. (Newsday)

Joshua Ho-Sang agreed to be loaned out to Orebro of the Swedish Hockey League, writes Andrew Gross. Chris Lamoriello thought it was best to have Ho-Sang play more overseas, as the AHL season is only 24 games. (Newsday)

David Pastrnak of the Boston Bruins may be back in action this weekend after undergoing offseason surgery. His timetable following his surgery was mid-February, but he has beat expectations. (Boston Hockey Now)

The Pittsburgh Penguins have holes to fill in their lineup due to injury.  Second-year player Lafferty and rookie O’Connor could be inserted into the lineup for their next game. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

The San Jose Sharks have been told they can return to the SAP Center. Santa Clara County has allowed collegiate and professional sports to play. (San Jose Hockey Now)

The Florida Panthers have had it rough with postponements due to COVID-19. The team’s schedule, which was already altered, has to get tweaked yet again. (Florida Hockey Now)

Former Arizona Coyotes’ general manager John Chayka has been suspended by the NHL for conduct detrimental to the league and game. (NBCSN)

Happy birthday Wayne Gretzky. Relive some of the best highlights of Wayne Gretzky’s illustrious career. (

NHL Power Rankings: Early surprises, disappointments, v& mystery teams. (NBCSN)

Vancouver Canucks’ Brett Sutter gets his first NHL hattrick, as the Canucks snap skid with a 7-1 win over the Ottawa Senators. (

Mikki Koivu, who signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets this past offseason, will make his Blue Jackets debut Tuesday, Jan. 26. (