The New York Islanders completed their Phase 3 training camp and arrived in Toronto on Sunday to prepare for the Florida Panthers in the Qualifying Round of the NHL’s postseason tournament. Monday will be the first day that the team hits the ice in Toronto with their selected “bubble” squad.
Here we go.
On Wednesday, the Islanders have their only exhibition game. The NHL schedulers had some fun and nearly all teams will face their greatest rival. The Islanders tune-up is against the hated New York Rangers at 8 p.m.
The best-of-five Qualifying Round against Florida begins on Aug. 1
With the schedule clear and challenges ahead, here are the three questions surrounding the Islanders as they “bubble up.”