Capuano confirms Calgary roster, starting goaltender

Monday, 09.26.2011 / 5:22 PM
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New York Islanders - Training Camp 2011
Capuano confirms Calgary roster, starting goaltender

Islanders Head Coach Jack Capuano confirmed the the first group on the ice at Iceworks would be the 20-man roster traveling to Calgary for tomorrow's exhibition following the club's second on-ice session. Shortly thereafter, the team boarded the bus to the airport.

If you missed it, here's the lineup:

Forwards
Comeau-Reasoner-Rakhshani
DiBenedetto-Ullstrom-Haley
Pandolfo-Frischmon-Wallace
Kabanov-Strome-Gillies

Defensemen
Jurcina-Staios
Donovan-de Haan
Reese-Wishart

Goalies
Nabokov
Koskinen

As for the starting goaltender, it will be Evgeni Nabokov, though Mikko Koskinen will likely see time.

Capuano said, "He’s (Nabokov) played so much hockey and he understands we want to give the young kids a look as well. We know what he’s going to bring to the table he’s going to play, I don’t know if he’s going to play the whole game out there right now, but he’s going to play a majority of the game and as we move on he’s going to play more and more."

SCHEDULE

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STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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