The Islanders have yet to make any roster cuts following their first four preseason games, but those cuts surely are coming. In fact, we should have a much clearer picture of what the roster could be within the next 48 hours.
In Newsday, Arthur Staple notes that the Islanders will divide back up into two practice groups this week. However, the two groups will be aligned towards which players have a shot at the NHL roster and which players do not. As many as 28 could be a part of the NHL group on Tuesday, depending upon how this shake out: