Tuesday night, the New York Islanders lost in a rout to the Minnesota Wild 6-0. While the main storylines were Matt Moulson and Nino Niederreiter returning to the Island to play the team that traded them, the Islanders also lost a key player for the rest of the season.Midway through the second period, Brian Strait blocked a shot with his hand. He immediately proceeded to throw both...
At first glance it appears that Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jarome Iginla comes in and pokes in the rebound after Sidney Crosby made a few dazzling moves to get the puck to the net. But if you watch the replay closely, New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait clearly beats Iginla to the puck and then buries it in his own net past Evgeni Nabakov. He was trying to clear the puck...
Brian Strait has been claimed by the New York Islanders.
It looked like a risk sending him down...
Via Bob McKenzie:
NYI claim Brian Strait from PIT.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) January 18, 2013
A few notes heading into tonight's game against the Phoenix Coyotes:
Deryk Engelland is day-to-day with a lower body injury.
Brian Strait, who was recalled from WBS, will play.
Tyler Kennedy may return. He will be a game-time decision.
No update on Letang yet.
Fleury will be in net tonight.
There are Mario Lemieux banners up outside the...