OILERS (2-0-0) at ISLANDERS (1-1-0)
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The Edmonton Oilers will try for their third straight win when they play the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday.
It's the first of a four-game road trip for Edmonton, which opened its season with two wins at home.
Islanders defenseman Noah Dobson is expected to make his NHL debut. The 19-year-old was a first-round pick (No. 12) in the 2018 Draft.
Players to watch
Oilers center Connor McDavid has five points (two goals, three assists) in two games. He had a goal and three assists in a 6-5 win against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
Islanders forward Anthony Beauvillier has three points (one goal, two assists) through two games.
They said it
"We've got to be solid defensively. They're a team that doesn't give up much. It'll be a low-scoring game, a tight-checking game. We've got to be ready for that." -- Oilers captain Connor McDavid
"It'd obviously be a huge dream come true, something you work towards all your life. I'm just going to stay ready, and if I get the opportunity I'll just enjoy the moment and have a good game." -- Islanders defenseman Noah Dobson
Oilers projected lineup
Leon Draisaitl -- Connor McDavid -- Zack Kassian
Joakim Nygard -- Ryan Nugent-Hopkins -- James Neal
Jujhar Khaira -- Riley Sheahan -- Patrick Russell
Markus Granlund -- Gaetan Haas -- Tomas Jurco
Oscar Klefbom -- Joel Persson
Darnell Nurse -- Ethan Bear
Kris Russell -- Matt Benning
Scratched: Josh Archibald, Colby Cave, Alex Chiasson, Brandon Manning
Injured: Adam Larsson (leg)
Islanders projected lineup
Anders Lee -- Mathew Barzal -- Jordan Eberle
Josh Bailey -- Brock Nelson -- Michael Dal Colle
Anthony Beauvillier -- Derick Brassard -- Leo Komarov
Matt Martin -- Casey Cizikas -- Cal Clutterbuck
Adam Pelech -- Ryan Pulock
Devon Toews -- Scott Mayfield
Nick Leddy -- Noah Dobson
Scratched: Ross Johnston, Tom Kuhnhackl, Johnny Boychuk
Injured: Andrew Ladd (knee)
Sheahan, who was injured in Edmonton's preseason finale against the Calgary Flames on Sept. 28, will be activated off injured reserve and make his Oilers debut. … Koskinen, a second-round pick (No. 31) by the Islanders in the 2009 NHL Draft, will start his first game of the season for the Oilers. … Cizikas, who took a maintenance day Monday, participated in an optional morning skate and will play.
Edmonton coach Dave Tippett has 555 NHL wins; his next victory would tie Marc Crawford for 21st in League history. … Draisaitl has five points (one goal, four assists) in two games for the Oilers. … New York is 10-0-2 in its past 12 home games against Edmonton. The Oilers haven't won in regulation at Nassau Coliseum since Dec. 14, 1999. … Bailey will become the sixth to play 800 NHL games with the Islanders. The 30-year-old forward was their first-round pick (No. 9) in the 2008 NHL Draft.