Through the week of October 16th, the NY Islanders played three games in total. The first of which was a game at the UBS Arena against the San Jose Sharks. The Islanders won this game with ease, by a score of five to two. This extended the Islanders' record on the year to 2-1-0.
The Islanders were able to come away with the win in large part thanks to Oliver Wahlstrom who secured his third career two-goal performance in his young career. Cal Clutterbuck, Zach Parise, and Anders Lee also got on the point sheet with goals on the night. Adam Pelech, Brock Nelson, Noah Dobson, JG Pageau, Brock Nelson, and Matt Martin all got on the point sheet as well with assists.
The next game of the week came on Thursday, Oct. 20, against the New Jersey Devils at the UBS Arena as well. This game unfortunately didn't go as well as the Islanders would go on to lose this game, 4-1. Lee picked up the only goal of the night when he got it assisted by Kyle Palmieri and Mathew Barzal.
On Saturday, the Islanders traveled to Tampa Bay to take on the Lightning in the final game of the week. Although the Islanders did their best to hang with arguably the best team in the NHL, the Lightning was able to defeat New York, 5-3. Here are the top three players of the week.