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Projected Lineup: Islanders vs Avalanche

Projected lines, news and quotes ahead of Sunday's Islanders-Avalanche game

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders take on the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night at 6:00 p.m. Watch the game on MSG+ or MSG GO. Listen to the game on 88.7FM - WRHU, AM970 - The Answer or 103.9FM - LI News. Read the game preview and the game notes.

The New York Islanders didn't hold a morning skate because of Sunday's early start time, but Head Coach Doug Weight announced his lineup. Weight is going with the same forwards, but Scott Mayfield and will replace Thomas Hickey on the back end and Thomas Greiss will start in goal. 

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ISLANDERS PROJECTED LINES:

FORWARDS
LEFT WING CENTER  RIGHT WING
ANDERS LEE JOHN TAVARES JOSH BAILEY
ANDREW LADD MATHEW BARZAL JORDAN EBERLE
ANTHONY BEAUVILLIER BROCK NELSON JASON CHIMERA
NIKOLAY KULEMIN CASEY CIZIKAS CAL CLUTTERBUCK
DEFENSE
NICK LEDDY JOHNNY BOYCHUK
CALVIN DE HAAN DENNIS SEIDENBERG
SCOTT MAYFIELD RYAN PULOCK

 

GREISS VS BERNIER:

Thomas Greiss will start in goal for the Islanders, while Jonathan Bernier will start in goal for the Avalanche. Greiss is 2-2-1 with a 3.70 goals-against average and a .898 save percentage. Bernier is 2-2-0 with a 3.03 GAA and a .906. 

Tweet from @NYIslanders: Bails: ���We did a lot of good things in Washington that we can build off today. We want to have a good start & establish the pace." #Isles pic.twitter.com/3Do0Q0at0u

Tweet from @NYIslanders: ���Johnny, Bails & I just continue to work together & feed off each other. We have to continue to work hard, want it & build on our chemistry" pic.twitter.com/gPtTxsDypE

Tweet from @NYIslanders: Ledds: ���Chemistry is there on both power-play units. We���re having good zone entries, setting the puck up quick & getting pucks to the net." pic.twitter.com/RVRKfK8lXe

AVALANCHE PROJECTED LINES:

FORWARDS
LEFT WING CENTER  RIGHT WING
GABRIEL LANDESKOG NATHAN MACKINNON MIKKO RANTANEN
SVEN ANDRIGHETTO MATT DUCHENE NAIL YAKUPOV
GABRIEL BOURQUE CARL SODERBERG BLAKE COMEAU
A.J. GREER ALEXANDER KERFOOT  
DEFENSE
MARK BARBERIO ERIK JOHNSON
PATRIK NEMETH TYSON BARRIE
NIKITA ZADOROV ANTON LINDHOLM
ANDREI MIRONOV  
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