The New York Islanders are set to face off against the Dallas Stars on Thursday night at 7 p.m. (MSG+; 660AM, 101.9FM - WFAN, 88.7FM - WRHU). Read the Game Preview here. Read Game Notes here.
Scott Mayfield will draw into the lineup for Johnny Boychuk, who is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. The rest of the lineup remains the same, which means Thomas Greiss starts in goal, while Andrew Ladd and Cal Clutterbuck will both miss their second straight games.
Boychuk is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, but Interim Head Coach Doug Weight said it's not serious, but rather precautionary.
"It's nothing serious," Weight said. "Precautionary, but he's a little uncomfortable, so I expect him real soon, hopefully this weekend."
Ladd (day-to-day, upper body) and Clutterbuck (day-to-day, lower body) both participated in the team's morning skate, but aren't ready to return to action.
|LEFT WING ||CENTER ||RIGHT WING |
|ANDERS LEE ||JOHN TAVARES ||JOSH BAILEY |
|BROCK NELSON ||RYAN STROME ||STEPHEN GIONTA |
|ANTHONY BEAUVILLIER ||ALAN QUINE ||JASON CHIMERA |
|SHANE PRINCE ||CASEY CIZIKAS ||NIKOLAY KULEMIN |
|LEFT ||RIGHT |
|NICK LEDDY ||ADAM PELECH |
|THOMAS HICKEY ||SCOTT MAYFIELD |
|CALVIN DE HAAN ||DENNIS SEIDENBERG |
Josh Bailey is riding a three-game point streak (1G, 4A), Jason Chimera is riding a three-game goal and point streak (3G, 1A) and Anders Lee has a two-game streak (1G, 2A).
Radek Faksa is on a four-game run (1G, 4A), while Jiri Hudler has points in three straight (1G, 2A).
Isles PP: 13.6% - Stars PP: 17.4%
Isles PK: 80% - Stars PK: 47%
Stars Projected Lines: