Game Preview: New York Islanders at Nashville Predators

Puck drop is at 6:00 ET from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville

Sunday, 09.22.2013 / 11:55 AM ET / News
By Travis Betts
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Game Preview: New York Islanders at Nashville Predators
Puck drop is at 6:00 ET from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville
Islanders at Predators
September 22, 2013
6:00 p.m.
Bridgestone Arena
Nashville, TN

The New York Islanders and Nashville Predators will go head-to-head Sunday in the first of two preseason tilts between the squads. The Islanders are 1-3-0 during the exhibition season, while the Predators are 0-2-1.

9/17 (at Calgary):
CGY 5 NYI 3 - RECAP
9/17 (at Regina): CGY 4 NYI 2 - RECAP
9/19: NYI 5 NJD 3 - RECAP
9/21: NJD 3 NYI 0 - RECAP

Projected Islanders lines
Forwards
40 Michael Grabner - 16 Peter Regin - 96 Pierre-Marc Bouchard
27 Anders Lee - 29 Brock Nelson - 18 Ryan Strome
40 Mike Halmo - 28 Johan Sundstrom - 38 Chris Bruton
36 Eric Boulton - 61 Riley Wetmore - 49 Justin Johnson

Defensemen
52 Joe Finley - 4 Radek Martinek
14 Thomas Hickey - 6 Ryan Pulock
44 Calvin de Haan - 7 Matt Carkner

Goaltenders
45 Anders Nilsson
35 Ken Reiter

Islanders remaining preseason schedule (all times Eastern)
9/27 – 7:00 p.m. vs. NSH – Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY
9/29 – 6:00 p.m. vs. OTT – Barrie Molson Centre, Barrie, ON*
9/29 – 7:30 p.m. at OTT – Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, ON*

*Denotes split-squad game

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 36 16 2 .913 2.42
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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