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Isles Day-To-Day: Gearing Up For The Stretch Drive

The Islanders talk about the stretch drive, Josh Bailey absent at Tuesday's practice

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

After playing 10 games in 17 days, the New York Islanders got some rare rest with a three-day break between games before facing the New York Rangers on Wednesday night (8 p.m., NBCSN). 

The break has allowed the Islanders, who are 4-4-2 in their last 10 but 1-3-1 in their last five, to regroup, recharge and take stock of their situation as the stretch drive continues. 

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Isles Day-To-Day: Boychuk, Prince Skate, Line Changes

Johnny Boychuk skates before practice, Doug Weight shakes up his lines

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Johnny Boychuk skated before Monday's practice, his first skate since sustaining a lower-body injury on March 3 against Chicago. 

"He's been working hard getting his lungs going a little bit, getting his legs a little bit," Interim Coach Doug Weight said. "He felt pretty good today, so it was a positive day, but he's got a ways to go."

Boychuk has 21 points (6G, 15A) in 59 games this season. 

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Isles Day-To-Day: Cizikas Activated Off IR

Casey Cizikas had missed 11 games with an upper-body injury

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Casey Cizikas was activated off the Islanders injured reserve on Friday afternoon. 

Cizikas had been out since Feb. 21 (11 games) with an upper-body injury suffered against the Detroit Red Wings. 

"I feel good right now, physically and mentally," Cizikas said. "I feel personally ready to go and it's just up to the coaches now. I've had a good couple of days of practice, a couple of bag skates and now I'm just itching to get back."

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Morning Skate Updates: Islanders vs. Jets

Projected lines ahead of Thursday's Islanders-Jets game (7 p.m., MSG+2)

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders take on the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night at Barclays Center (7 p.m., MSG+2, 880AM - WCBS, 88.7FM - WRHU). Click here for the Game Preview.

The Lineup:

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Isles Day-To-Day: Nelson DTD, Quine Returns

Nelson misses first game of season, Quine returns after missing seven games

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Brock Nelson missed Tuesday's game against Carolina with an upper-body injury. Nelson's absence was his first of the season and ended his ironman streak at 82 games. Nelson has 38 points (16G, 22A) in 68 games this season.

As Nelson came out of the lineup, Alan Quine went back in, returning for the first time since Feb. 25 - seven games. Quine has 15 points (5G, 10A) in 50 games this season. 

With Nelson out, only four Islanders - Josh Bailey, Jason Chimera, Calvin de Haan and John Tavares - have appeared in every game this season. 

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Morning Skate Updates: Islanders vs. Hurricanes

Projected lines ahead of Monday's Islanders-Hurricanes game (7:30 p.m., NBCSN)

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday night at 7:30 p.m. et (MSG+, 660AM, 101.9FM - WFAN, 88.7FM - WRHU, 103.9FM - LI News). Click here for today's Game Preview.

The Lineup:

JF Berube will start in goal for the Islanders. Adam Pelech is in for Scott Mayfield on defense. No changes at forward. 

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Morning Skate Updates: Islanders at Blues

Projected lines ahead of Saturday's Islanders-Blues game

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Morning Skate: Islanders at Blues

Morning Skate: Islanders at Blues

The Islanders look to wrap up their nine-game road trip with a win in St. Louis

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The New York Islanders take on the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night at 8 p.m. et (MSG+, AM970 - The Answer, 88.7FM - WRHU, 103.9FM - LI News). Click here for today's Game Preview. Click here for Game Notes.

The Lineup: 

Scott Mayfield draws into the lineup for Adam Pelech. No changes at forward. Thomas Greiss in goal for the Islanders. 

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Morning Skate Updates: Islanders at Canucks

Projected lines ahead of tonight's Islanders-Canucks game

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders take on the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night at 10 p.m. et (MSG, AM970 - The Answer, 88.7FM - WRHU, 103.9FM - LI News). Click here for today's Game Preview. Click here for Game Notes.

The Lineup: 

Thomas Greiss will start in goal. Stephen Gionta in for Shane Prince. No changes on defense.

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Morning Skate Updates: Islanders at Oilers

Projected lineups ahead of Tuesday's Islanders-Oilers game

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Morning Skate: Isles vs. Oilers

Morning Skate: Isles vs. Oilers

The Islanders talk about their road trip and Connor McDavid ahead of their matchup with the Oilers

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The New York Islanders are set to face off against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night at 9:00 p.m. (MSG+2; 660AM, 101.9FM - WFAN, 88.7FM - WRHU, 103.9FM - LI News). Read the Game Preview here. 

The Lineup: 

Thomas Greiss will start in goal, while Adam Pelech draws into the lineup for Scott Mayfield. Johnny Boychuk will miss his second straight game with a lower-body injury. No substitutions at forward. 

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Isles Day-To-Day: Hamonic Off IR

Hamonic taken off injured reserve, Josh Ho-Sang becomes regular recall

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Travis Hamonic (lower body) was activated off of injured reserve on Friday. 

Hamonic was placed on IR retroactive to Jan. 7. The Islanders' defenseman has 12 points (2G, 10A) in 35 games this season and is averaging 20:49, the second-most on the team. 

Hamonic's activation impacts Josh Ho-Sang's recall, as the rookie had the emergency conditions on his recall terminated. Ho-Sang is now classified as a regular recall. 

The Islanders will annouce their lineup for Friday's game in Chicago at 5 p.m. CT (6 p.m. ET).

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