NY Islanders (5th - Metropolitan) at Montreal (1st - Atlantic)

Matchup Details
Thu, Feb 23 - Bell Centre
FACEOFF - 7:30 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
NY Islanders 28-21-7-332-27-21820-8-4-28-13-3-131-23
Montreal 32-20-6-233-27165718-8-3-114-12-3-124-26
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RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
New York
PPlayerStatusNotes
CC. Cizikas
Ques Thurs
Hand
02/22/17
Cizikas was forced from the previous game with an injury to his hand and it is uncertain if he will play against the Canadiens on Thursday.
RWC. Clutterbuck
Ques Thurs
Lower Body
02/21/17
Clutterbuck exited the last game due to a lower-body injury and it is unclear if he will be a participant in Thursday's matchup against the Canadiens.
CS. Prince
Out indefinitely
Upper Body
02/22/17
Prince is on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury and is without a timetable for return.
DT. Hamonic
Early March
Lower Body
02/21/17
Hamonic is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is expected to remain sidelined until the beginning of March.
CM. Grabovski
I-R
Concussion
09/26/16
Grabovski is dealing with concussion-like symptoms and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Montreal
PPlayerStatusNotes
No injuries to report.
NEWS

Covers Preview - The New York Islanders venture into Canada for the third time this month on Thursday as they make the second stop on their franchise-record nine-game road trip with a visit to the Montreal Canadiens. New York came up empty in its previous two trips to Canadian cities Ottawa and Toronto, but improved to 11-4-2 under interim coach Doug Weight with a 3-1 victory over Detroit on Tuesday.

 
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NYIEdge in:MON
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