The New York Islanders hope to inch closer to a top-eight spot in the Eastern Conference and avenge an earlier rout at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers when the teams meet Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center.
The Islanders enter Thursday in ninth place, two points behind the New York Rangers. In their only previous matchup against the Flyers this season, they suffered a 7-0 defeat on home ice in a Feb. 18 matinee.
Here are the projected lineups for Thursday's game:
But Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said Subban, the team's first-round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, isn't going anywhere.
"I can tell you this: I'm not trading Malcolm Subban," Chiarelli said on 98.5 The Sports Hub's "Toucher and Rich" show. "He's young. He's a very good goalie prospect and I see him in our future and being a big part of our future. We've got some goalie depth, but I'm telling you I'm not trading Malcolm Subban. There are other players, and we've got a fairly well-stocked cupboard of prospects, but I'm not trading Malcolm Subban."
The 30-year-old has missed Carolina's past 10 games with a concussion, but participated in his second straight practice Tuesday morning in preparation for the team's game with the Winnipeg Jets. LaRose was on a line with Jordan Staal and Jeff Skinner during the morning skate.
With Danny Briere out indefinitely with a concussion, the Philadelphia Flyers have juggled their lines again heading into their game Tuesday against the New York Rangers (7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, TSN) in hope of finding a spark to ignite their fading Stanley Cup Playoff hopes.
Besides Briere, defenseman Nicklas Grossmann was not on the ice Tuesday. He is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury sustained in practice last week, but is unlikely to play Tuesday. He also sat out the Flyers' game Sunday at the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Get your hockey week started with Cisco NHL Live at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network with Steve Mears and EJ Hradek. Who will be the next coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning? We'll be joined by NHL Network Insider Bob McKenzie to find out who the front runners are to take over in Tampa Bay, and you won't want to miss Barry Melrose's interpretation of what Steve Yzerman might have said to his team after releasing Guy Boucher.
You never know who's going to pop up on NHL Live, and today we have two of the best in the game. Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby will join us to talk about his new teammates, and the NHL's First Star of the Week, Alex Ovechkin, will discuss the Capitals' three-game win streak.
With seven games on Monday's schedule we have plenty to discuss, including a Northeast Division battle between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins, and a Western Conference tilt between the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks on NBC Sports Network. We'll get an in-depth preview of each game when we go inside TD Garden and United Center via the Cisco NHL Arena Cam.
ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun is reporting the Stars will send Brenden Morrow and a third-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft to the Penguins in return for Penguins defense prospect Joseph Morrow (no relation) and a 2013 fifth-round pick.
Brenden Morrow has just six goals and 11 points in 29 games this season, and for a short time was playing on the Stars' fourth line. However, he could be rejuvenated by potentially playing right wing on a line with two-time Art Ross Trophy winner Evgeni Malkin (when healthy) and 40-goal scorer James Neal with the Penguins.