The New York Islanders will continue to fight for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference Tuesday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Islanders are 3-0-1 in their last four games and are looking to avenge a 6-2 loss at Nationwide Arena earlier this season.
- New York Islanders (19-17-9, 47 pts)
- Columbus Blue Jackets (32-10-4, 68 pts)
- Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
- 7 p.m. EST, MSG+
The Injury ReportThe Islanders will be with the services of Andrew Ladd tonight who has not played since the team’s 7-4 loss in Carolina.
Ladd will slot in for Anthony Beauvillier in the lineup. The young forward took a hard shot to his foot against the Flyers and is still ailing from it.
Anders Lee is a game-time decision, who appears to be ill.
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Columbus shot up in the Metropolitan division thanks to tying an NHL record 16 consecutive wins. Since the streak ended, the Jackets have gone 5-5-0, however they are coming off a 7-6 OT win over the Ottawa Senators.
Sergei Bobrovsky is likely to be in net for the Blue Jackets.
Officer Bobrovsky is reaching for career highs, carrying a .932 save percentage to go along with a 1.97 GAA.