The Islanders are in Pittsburgh tonight to take on the Penguins after falling 3-0 to them on Tuesday at the Coliseum. The Isles are in the midst of a three game slump, but no one is pushing the panic button yet.
“It’s early in the season,” Matt Moulson said after Tuesday night’s loss. “We know we can win in this league. It’s just a matter of cleaning up some little things. I don’t think there is anything major, nothing to get panicked about, but we do have to continue to work hard for 60 minutes.”
The Islanders played their best game, out of the three they lost, on Tuesday. Josh Bailey, Blake Comeau, Kyle Okposo and Michael Grabner all created scoring chances. Grabner’s line seemed to have been getting some of their rhythm back and Bailey and Comeau made their presence known on the ice. Not to mention the Islanders outshot their opponents and had they 17 to 18 scoring chances according to head coach Jack Capuano.
So no one on the Island is hitting the panic button.
“We had chanc...