Islanders Weekly: Mixed Results From Series Against Flyers

2 weeks ago  /  The Hockey Writers  /  Read Time: 3 minutes 25 seconds
Islanders Weekly: Mixed Results From Series Against Flyers

Article at a glance:

  • Every Thursday, we will take a look at the week that was for the Islanders, highlighting key players and trends while looking at the road ahead.
  • The Islanders opened this past week with a three-game series against the Philadelphia Flyers, with the first two games being played at home.
  • These were the first games played in front of Isles season ticket holders, after the team invited 1,000 healthcare professionals to last week’s game against the New Jersey Devils.
  • New York was scheduled to have a fourth game this week, which was supposed to be played on Tuesday against the Boston Bruins on the road.
  • The Islanders have played extremely well against the Bruins so far this season, winning all four matchups after struggling mightily against Boston in recent years.
  • Dal Colle scored his first goal of the season in his debut with the new line.
  • After inserting Sebastian Aho into the lineup for the first three games of Dobson’s absence, Trotz turned to veteran Thomas Hickey, who had not dressed for the Isles since the 2019 playoffs.
  • He recorded an assist in his first game of the season and scored his first goal in over three years against the Flyers on Thursday.
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