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Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders scouting report


Lightning at Islanders

When/where: 7; Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y.

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 620-AM

Injuries: Tampa Bay — G Mike Smith (upper body), D Jamie Heward (concussion), D Marek Malik (ankle), LW Gary Roberts (elbow), F Paul Szczechura (lower body) and G Olie Kolzig (arm) are out. New York — G Rick DiPietro (knee), C Mike Sillinger (hip), D Andy Sutton (foot), LW Sean Bergenheim (strained side) and D Freddy Meyer (groin) are out; G Joey MacDonald (groin) is day to day.

Key stats: The Islanders are last in the league with 35 points and 15 victories but have won three straight. … Mark Streit leads New York with 37 points, fourth, entering Monday, among league defensemen. His 29 assist were tied for third. … The Islanders' nine shorthanded goals are second in the league; five at home are tied for first. … New York has allowed just 15 goals in its past seven games (3-3-1).

Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders scouting report 02/02/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 3, 2009 8:08am]
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