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Isles Day-to-Day: Kulemin Out Six Months

Islanders forward had successful surgery on upper-body injury

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Nikolay Kulemin had successful surgery on his upper-body injury and will be out for approximately six months, New York Islanders officials said on Monday. 

Kulemin sustained the injury in the Islanders 2-1 OT loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Nov. 7 and has been sidelined since. The Russian forward had three points (1G, 2A) in 13 games this season and was one of the Islanders most-used penalty killing forwards, averaging 2:26 on the PK this season. 

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