Two teams looking to get into the playoffs via different methods will meet Monday night when the New York Islanders host the Nashville Predators at Barclays Center. The Islanders fell out of a tie for the second wild card in the Eastern Conference on Saturday night when they lost to the visiting Boston
The Boston Bruins got two goals form their fourth line and an outstanding performance form their backup goalie. The New York Islanders got nothing out of their power play and were gassed in the third period, playing their second game in as many nights. Tuukka Rask couldn’t play for the Bruins due to
Rask missed the final game of the 2015-16 season with stomach flu, with the season on the line. It was reminiscent of the 2014 Winter Olympics semifinal for Finland, when a stomach flu felled him before they faced Sweden.