Uniondale, NY -- Micheal Haley will make his season debut tonight when the Islanders host the Flyers at the Coliseum.
The team announced the call up of Haley last night after they placed Mark Eaton injured reserve. The move is to add some much need grit and toughness the Isles have been lacking this season. Haley is known to play with his heart on his sleeve and became a fan favorite during the infamous brawl game against the Penguins last season.
The Islanders are hoping Haley can help reignite the spark that turned them into one of the best teams in the NHL late in the season and Haley hopes he can help too, but knows he alone isn’t the quick fix.
“I want to change something,” Haley told reporters this morning at Nassau Coliseum. “We just wanna win. I mean that’s our number one goal. Obviously I’m not going to be the quick fix or anything… I think we just gotta bring some energy and I think we got it in here.”
Haley appeared in 27 games last season for the Islanders and score ...