The Islanders are expected to only make two lineup changes to the lineup they had for Saturday’s heartbreaking loss against Carolina. 17 out of the 18 skaters in that lineup are expected to remain the same and the Islanders are expected to make a change in net.
The first change we are expected to see is in between the pipes. The Isles have rotated goalies recently and tonight is no different. Semyon Varlamov will come in for Greiss, who played well but got the loss on Saturday.
The defensive core is expected to stay the same tonight.
The Islanders are expected to lineup like this tonight:
It is expected the Canucks will have the same lineup as they did on Sunday night against Columbus.
Vancouver is led by their top line of Miller, Pettersson, and Toffoli. Tyler Toffoli was acquired in a blockbuster trade with the Kings. In return, the Kings received Schaller, Madden and two draft picks.
Unfortunately, the Canucks have suffered their fair share of injuries and will be missing key players tonight:
The Canucks are expected to lineup like this:
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