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YASHIN ACTIVATED, WILL PLAY TONIGHT

Saturday, 12.16.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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YASHIN ACTIVATED, WILL PLAY TONIGHT
Campoli Recalled, Comeau Reassigned to Bridgeport

The New York Islanders have activated captain Alexei Yashin from the Injured Reserve. After missing the last eight games with a sprained knee, Yashin will return to the lineup tonight against the Atlanta Thrashers.

Yashin, in his fifth season with the Islanders, was the team's leading scorer before his injury with ten goals and 18 assists for 28 points in 22 games. He was also off to his best start as an Islander.

The Islanders have also recalled defenseman Chris Campoli from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL and reassigned right wing Blake Comeau, who was with the team on an emergency basis, to Bridgeport. In 15 games with Bridgeport this season, Campoli has recorded three goals and three assists for six points. Campoli is in his second NHL season after appearing in 80 games in 2005-06 and becoming the sixth Islanders rookie defenseman to record 30-or-more points in their first NHL season. His final totals were nine goals and 25 assists for 34 points and finished the year tied for sixth on the team in scoring and first among Islander rookies.

Campoli, 22, was drafted in the seventh round (227th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He spent his first season of professional hockey in the AHL in 2004-05 with Bridgeport and finished second on the team in points with 49. He led all rookie AHL defensemen in goals with 15 and in points. Campoli was also selected to the AHL's All-Rookie Team.

Comeau played in three games for the Islanders and recorded no points. He made his NHL debut last week on December 7th versus Montreal. He was selected by the Islanders in the second round (47th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft and was signed a three-year entry level contract with the Islanders on March 22, 2006.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
2 MTL 47 31 13 3 127 108 65
3 NYI 48 32 15 1 157 135 65
4 DET 49 28 12 9 145 128 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
11 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
12 OTT 47 19 19 9 129 134 47
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 49 18 22 9 110 137 45
15 CAR 48 17 25 6 104 125 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 48 23 25 -1 48
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 48 9 25 16 34
B. Nelson 48 15 15 5 30
F. Nielsen 48 9 17 4 26
J. Boychuk 38 4 21 16 25
J. Bailey 36 8 14 7 22
N. Leddy 48 7 14 14 21
N. Kulemin 48 11 9 0 20
A. Lee 42 13 5 6 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 10 0 .912 2.42
C. Johnson 6 5 0 .870 3.38

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