By David Kolb
NEW YORK ISLANDERS (22-18-9) vs. CAROLINA HURRICANES (23-20-7)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG+
- Tonight the Islanders host the Hurricanes for the second game vs. Carolina this season
- New York is 7-2-1 in the last 10 games
- The Isles are 16-8-5 on home ice in 2016-17
- The Islanders currently are tied with the Hurricanes in the standings with 53 points in the Eastern Conference
- Andrew Ladd scored his 11th goal of the season Friday vs. Detroit
- Ladd has three goals in his last three games
- The former Hurricane has scored eight of his 11 goals on home ice this season
“It’s sour because we’ve been rolling.”
–Islanders coach, Doug Weight following last night’s last minute loss to the Detroit Red Wings
The Carolina Hurricanes have two New York born players on their roster. Lee Stempniak hails from West Seneca, New York while defenseman, Brett Pesce comes from Tarrytown, New York.
Weight On Last Night’s Loss
Doug Weight says the Red Wings made the Isles pay after making critical mistakes in the loss to Detroit.