NEW YORK ISLANDERS NOTES:
DATE NYI RESULT SCORE NYI SCORERS IN GOAL
Saturday, Feb. 18 Loss BOS 6 vs. NYI 2 Palmieri, Martin Varlamov (21/27)
Kyle Palmieri and Matt Martin each scored, but New York Islanders fell to the Boston Bruins, 6-2, on Saturday evening at TD Garden, as the Bruins recorded three goals in the first and second periods. Noah Dobson extended his point streak to five games, and Anders Lee found the scoresheet for the second straight game, but the Islanders finished their three-game season series with the Bruins with a 0-2-1 record.
Feb. 19 Arnaud Durandeau has been emergency recalled from Bridgeport.
Feb. 17 Otto Koivula has been returned on loan to Bridgeport.
Feb. 16 Jean-Gabriel Pageau has been placed on IR. Andy Andreoff has been recalled from loan (Bridgeport).
Feb. 13 Otto Koivula has been recalled from loan (Bridgeport). Samuel Bolduc has been returned on loan to Bridgeport.
INJURIES GAMES MISSED
3 Adam Pelech Dec. 9 – Jan. 21
8 Noah Dobson Jan. 23 – Jan. 28
10 Simon Holmstrom Dec. 23 – Jan. 6
12 Josh Bailey Nov. 29, Feb. 18
13 Mathew Barzal Jan. 6
15 Cal Clutterbuck Oct. 13, Nov. 8, Dec. 2- Dec. 6, Dec. 17 – Jan. 3, Jan. 21 –
20 Hudson Fasching Jan. 19 – Jan. 28
21 Kyle Palmieri Nov. 23 – Dec. 13, Dec. 17 – Jan. 21
25 Sebastian Aho Oct. 13 – Oct. 20
26 Oliver Wahlstrom Oct. 13, Dec. 29 –
40 Semyon Varlamov Dec. 19 – Jan. 1
44 Jean-Gabriel Pageau Feb. 14 –
Man Games Lost: 132
Saturday, Feb. 18 at Boston L (6-2)
Friday, Feb. 17 vs. Pittsburgh W (5-4)
Tuesday, Feb. 14 vs. Ottawa L/SO (3-2)
Saturday, Feb. 11 at Montreal L/OT (4-3)
Thursday, Feb. 9 vs. Vancouver L (6-5)
DATE LOCATION RESULT/TIME
Dec. 27, 2022 UBS Arena W 5-1
Feb. 17, 2023 UBS Arena W 5-4
Feb. 20, 2023 PPG Paints Arena 7:00pm
Mar. 9, 2023 PPG Paints Arena 7:00pm
Feb. 22 vs. Winnipeg UBS Arena (Belmont Park, NY) 7:00pm
Feb. 24 vs. Los Angeles UBS Arena (Belmont Park, NY) 7:30pm
Feb. 26 at Winnipeg Canada Life Centre (Winnipeg, MB) 3:30pm
Feb. 28 at Minnesota Xcel Energy Center (St. Paul, MN) 8:00pm
Mar. 4 vs. Detroit UBS Arena (Belmont Park, NY)
LAST FIVE MEETINGS VS. PITTSBURGH:
Feb. 17, 2023 UBS Arena (Belmont Park, NY) Win (5-4)
Dec. 27, 2022 UBS Arena (Belmont Park, NY) Win (5-1)
April 14, 2022 PPG Paints Arena (Pittsburgh, PA) Loss (6-3)
April 12, 2022 UBS Arena (Belmont Park, NY) SO Win (5-4)
Nov. 26, 2021 UBS Arena (Belmont Park, NY) Loss (1-0)
vs. THE PENGUINS:
Last five games 3-2-0
Franchise History 116-110-22-20
NYI Home 70-43-8-13
NYI Away 46-67-14-7
Tonight, the New York Islanders visit the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third of four matchups between the two clubs this season and the Islanders’ first visit to PPG Paints Arena since April 14, 2022. These teams last met just three days ago, on February 17 at UBS Arena, when Brock Nelson and Anders Lee each recorded multi-goal games and Zach Parise scored the game-winner in his 1200th career NHL game. It was the Islanders fourth comeback win of the season and their third win against Pittsburgh in their last four meetings. The Islanders enter tonight’s matchup with points in seven of their last nine games, and an 11-5-1 record against Metropolitan Division opponents this season. They have collected points in five of their last six matchups against Metropolitan opponents. They have a 5-2-0 record in road contests against division opponents this season, although a win in tonight’s meeting would be their first win at PPG Paints Arena since November 19, 2019.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS NOTES:
LAST 2 GAMES
Feb. 18: New Jersey 5, Pittsburgh 2 – PPG Paints Arena
PIT Goals: Malkin (2)
Multiple Points: Malkin (2G)
Goalie: Tokarski (38 saves, 42 shots)
Key Stats: Evgeni Malkin notched his fourth multi-goal effort of the season in the loss.
Feb. 17: NY Islanders 5, Pittsburgh 4 – UBS Arena
PIT Goals: Rakell (2), Crosby, Zucker
Multiple Points: Rakell (2G), Crosby (1G-1A), Joseph (2A),
Goalie: DeSmith (23 saves, 28 shots)
Key Stats: Rickard Rakell’s multi-point night gives him five points (3G-2A) over his last two games.
Position Player Status Consecutive Games Missed Total Games Missed
D Jan Rutta Upper-Body 13 13
G Tristan Jarry Upper-Body 9 16
F Ryan Poehling Upper-Body 3 17
D Mark Friedman Upper-Body 3 3
2022-23 Total Regular-Season Man-Games Lost: 134
Feb. 7 F Josh Archibald and F Kasperi Kapanen have been activated off of injured reserve.
Feb. 7 G Tristan Jarry has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Jan. 22.
Feb. 4 G Dustin Tokarski recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).
Jan. 29 F Jonathan Gruden and G Dustin Tokarski re-assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).
Pittsburgh’s All-Time Record vs. Islanders: 130-104-34
In Pittsburgh: 74-41-19
In New York: 56-63-15
OT Record vs. Islanders: 22-5-20
Shootout Record vs. Islanders: 7-10
2022-23 Results: Pittsburgh is 0-2-0.
Penguins All-Time Point Leaders vs. ISLANDERS:
Mario Lemieux: 72 GP, 131 PTS (50G-81A)
Sidney Crosby: 80 GP, 130 PTS (41G-89A)
Evgeni Malkin: 72 GP, 84 PTS (32G-52A)
- The Penguins continue along their three-game homestand with a visit from the New York Islanders at PPG Paints Arena (TV: AT&T SportsNet; Radio: 105.9 The X).
- The Penguins are 4-2-1 in their last seven games against the Islanders.
- Going back further, the Penguins are 8-3-1 in their last 12 games against the Islanders.
- Here at home, they have won five straight games, and have points in sevenconsecutive contests against New York (6-0-1).
- Pittsburgh has just four regulation losses in its last 19 matchups versus New York dating back to Nov. 1, 2018 (11-4-4).
- Pittsburgh has wins in four of its last six home games overall (4-2-0)