With a 4- scoreline, the New York Islanders had been equipped to choose two details from the Vancouver Canucks and deliver an finish to their Western highway excursion. Here’s our 3 takeaways.
The New York Islanders wanted a acquire as they choose on the Vancouver Canucks to finish their Western Canadian highway excursion. With a loss to the Calgary Flames and an time beyond regulation loss to the Edmonton Oilers, their gap at the major of the Metropolitan division is eroding.
The acquire from a having difficulties Vancouver Canucks group (3-5-2 over their very last 10 online games) was enormous to retain tempo with some of the groups respiration down the Isles neck.
Mathew Barzal will get to return property to participate in in entrance of buddies and household and it’s possible even clearly show off his two new wingers. Leo Komarov and Tom Kuhnhackl (more on them later).
The reigning Calder Trophy winner was possibly hoping to put on a shot from his Calder competitor from very last time in Brock Boeser and the presumptive winner for this year in Elias Petterson. But with these two line mates the jury is out on that staying attainable.
Barzal was obviously peaceful at 5-on-5, but luckily, the New York Islanders have Robin Lehner in nets, who earned his fourth shutout of the year with a 36 preserve shutout to give the Islanders a 4-.
Here’s what we took absent from the Isles 36th acquire (now 1 more than the 2017-18 time).