The Islanders begin a Florida swing in Tampa Bay, with both teams missing secondary stars.
The Islanders didn't get to see the Flyers during their worst struggles, and they won't be enjoying the Capitals' lowest moments either.
The Battle of New York resumes at Nassau Coliseum with a rare treat: Actual, meaningful stakes in the standings are on the line.
The New York Islanders host the Montreal Canadiens, whom Bruins coach Claude Julien recently ordained the queens of embellishment.
The Islanders' season-defining seven-game homestand reaches game four, as they try to repair an 0-2-1 start.