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Preseason Game Preview: Islanders vs Red Wings

The Islanders host the Red Wings at NYCB Live (7 p.m., live stream)

by Cory Wright WrightsWay /

The preseason rolls on as the New York Islanders take on the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night at NYCB Live at 7 p.m. Tickets are still available, but the game will be streamed live on 

The Islanders are 3-1-0 in preseason action, winning three straight before dropping a 4-3 contest to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. One of those wins came against the Red Wings - a 4-3 OT win on Friday - as these teams meet for the second time this preseason.

Monday's game marks the preseason debut of Cal Clutterbuck, who will skate alongside his regular linemates Matt Martin and Casey Cizikas. The Isles wanted to ease Clutterbuck's transition back to game action after his recovery from offseason back surgery.

"I needed the first week to just kind of get up to speed, but I've felt good the last three, four or five days and am ready to get in there and get going," Clutterbuck said. "You want to go into the regular season with all the mental rust and detail rust worn off you and this is the time to do it."

That's one of the solidified line combos Barry Trotz plans to start the season with, while the other is the trio of Anders Lee, Mathew Barzal and Jordan Eberle, all of whom are in the lineup on Monday. The Lee-Barzal-Eberle line skated together on Saturday, combining for 15 shots and a goal

First-round picks Noah Dobson (2018) and Kieffer Bellows (2016) will play on Monday, as will Semyon Varlamov. See below for a full roster. 



40 - Semyon Varlamov
33 - Christopher Gibson


55 - Johnny Boychuk
45 - Noah Dobson
4 - Thomas Hickey
43 - Grant Hutton
2 - Nick Leddy
21 - Luca Sbisa


13 - Mathew Barzal
20 - Kieffer Bellows
53 - Casey Cizikas
15 - Cal Clutterbuck
28 - Michael Dal Colle
7 - Jordan Eberle
66 - Mason Jobst
48 - Otto Koivula
47 - Leo Komarov
14 - Tom Kuhnhackl
27 - Anders Lee
17 - Matt Martin



31 - Calvin Pickard
35 - Jimmy Howard
60 - Pat Nagle


20 - Dylan McIlrath
21 - Dennis Cholowski
28 - Gustav Windstrom
32 - Brian Lashoff
74 - Madison Bowey
77 - Oliwer Kaski
86 - Charle-Edouard D'Astous


11 - Filip Zadina
15 - Chris Terry
23 - Dominic Turgeon
27 - Michael Rasmussen
37 - Evgeny Svechnikov
48 - Givani Smith
54 - Matt Puempel
56 - Ryan Kuffner
61 - Jacob de la Rose
70 - Christoffer Ehn
75 - Troy Loggins
78 - Gregor MacLeod
90 - Joe Veleno

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