The 10th iteration of Into the Isles takes a look at a New York Islanders’ roster that is finding its’ identity at just the right time.
The New York Islanders are coming off of a statement 6-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday evening, and there are factors to consider when you think of them playing the 8-1-0 Vegas Golden Knights.
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Yes, the Islanders were very impressive all-around against the defending Western Conference champions, but here comes a team who has eight wins in nine games played and is on a five-game winning streak heading into Brooklyn tonight.
How will Doug Weight maintain confidence in his roster, but still keep their focus sharp to tackle the task of overcoming them for 60 minutes?
The Islanders powerplay responded in a massive way to Doug Weight’s critical comments on Saturday, and if the Islanders are going to continue to ride the success, the power play will have to continue its’ play.
Additionally, more on Josh Ho-Sang’s demotion to the AHL and what it means for the Islanders going forward.