Skip to Main Content

Islanders get Hamonic back for Game 1

Defenseman will play against Florida after missing six games with knee injury @NHLdotcom

New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic will return to the lineup for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center on Thursday (8 p.m. ET; CNBC, SN, TVA Sports 2, FS-F, MSG+).

Hamonic, who missed the final six games of the regular season with a knee injury, practiced the past two days and Islanders coach Jack Capuano declared him good to go Thursday.

Hamonic, who led the Islanders in average ice time (23:49), was injured against the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 31. He has five goals and 21 points in 72 games for the Islanders this season. He has one assist in six games in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

View More

The NHL has updated its Privacy Policy effective January 16, 2020. We encourage you to review it carefully.

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.