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Islanders Bits: Prep for Senators; DiPietro's Shutout; Tavares on NBC

The Islanders begin a big homestand tonight against the Senators. Are they ready to grow up?

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Eric Boulton.
Eric Boulton.
Joel Auerbach

The New York Islanders begin a four-game homestand tonight against the seemingly injury-proof Ottawa Senators, who are still riding high despite missing their best defenseman, goalie and center.

Islanders Links

If you missed it, John Tavares in an actually well-done guest interview on NBC New York yesterday: "We're really going to see what we're all about." Embedded below:

NHL News
Video from Practice Yesterday

Casey Cizikas: "These are the points we need."

FIG Picks

Leave your First Islanders Goal picks for tonight in this thread.