New York Islanders (28-21-10) at Montreal Canadiens (32-20-8)
7:30 p.m., Bell Centre
Radio: 660AM, 101.9FM - WFAN; 88.7FM WRHU
The Islanders season-high nine-game road trip continues on Thursday in Montreal, as the Isles take on the Canadiens for the third and final time this season. The Islanders and Canadiens split their first two games this season; the Canadiens winning 3-2 in October while the Islanders took the rematch 3-1 in January.
As of Thursday morning, the Islanders (66 points) occupy the second wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. The Islanders, Boston Bruins and Florida Panthers are all tied with 66 points, but the Islanders hold a pair of tiebreakers - games played vs Boston and regulation/overtime wins over Florida.