ST. LOUIS -- The good news for the New York Islanders is that they won't have too long to think about getting blown out Friday night with another game set for Saturday night.
The bad news is that game will be in St. Louis against the Blues, off to the best start in franchise history and one of the best teams in the league so far this season with a 13-3-1 record.
The Islanders lost 5-0 at Dallas on Friday night and clearly were not happy about the result.
"We didn't play very well, we didn't execute and didn't win some of the 50/50 battles," John Tavares said. "It was hard for us to gain any momentum. The good thing is we get to respond tomorrow." >> Read more
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