Islanders Gameday - Game 3 Bits: The Coliseum in its proper setting

Do the Coliseum proud. - Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

It's been six seasons since Nassau Coliseum hosted playoff games. It's time for the noisy old barn to strut its best again.

Game 3 is a noon start for the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins, so many of the normal routines are disrupted. That doesn't meant here won't be plenty of tailgates at Nassau Coliseum though.

It does mean information flowing from the arena will be lighter than what we're used to on days with morning skates. But here are some bits, lineup hints and other good reads from yesterday and this morning:

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