Frank Vatrano

Frank Vatrano

Height/Weight: 5' 11"/197 lbs
Born: East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Draft: Undrafted
Shoots: L
  • The Associated Press

    Islanders, sparked by Barzal, top Panthers 5-1 to advance

    Mathew Barzal can appreciate how the New York Islanders' identity is built around being defensively sound. In centering New York's top line, Barzal also knows it's his role to contribute on offense, too. Acknowledging it took him a few games to find a groove following the NHL's 4 1/2 month coronavirus-forced pause, Barzal was pleased to finally contribute at both ends in a 5-1 preliminary round series-clinching win over the Florida Panthers on Friday.

  • Field Level Media

    Islanders set sights on finishing off Panthers

    The New York Islanders will go for a sweep of their best-of-five Eastern Conference play-in series against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday afternoon, and they've enjoyed the ride so far. The fun started in the NHL bubble in Toronto even before the Islanders' 2-1 and 4-2 victories, according to team captain Anders Lee. Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov has allowed just three goals in two games.

  • The Associated Press

    Aye Captains: Crosby, McDavid provide Penguins, Oilers spark

    The C's have it: Crosby and Connor, that is. It didn't take long for the two captains - Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby and Edmonton's Connor McDavid - to make their presence felt three days into the NHL's expanded playoffs. With each of their teams facing 1-0 deficits, and both to their respective conference's 12th- and last-seeded opponents no less, Crosby and McDavid provided much-needed sparks to even their best-of-five preliminary round elimination series, which resume Wednesday.