7:35 pm – Nate Thompson is out 2-4 weeks with a fractured ankle.
The Islanders will not have any news on recall(s) from Bridgeport until Tuesday’s morning skate at the earliest.
Travis Hamonic and Jared Spurgeon did not make Team Canada for the World Junior Championships. The Islanders will likely be represented by David Ullstrom, (Team Sweden, confirmed), Jyri Niemi (Finland, likely), Kirill Petrov (Russia, if he has made enough improvement from injury) and Blake Kessel (USA).
The Islanders are a franchise in need of some good news. A win tomorrow at home against Washington before a pair of tough road games would be a start.