RW Josh Ho-Sang recorded two assists Monday in the Islanders’ 5-4 shootout win at Florida.
C Anders Lee scored goal No. 100 in his career Monday in a 5-4 shootout win at Florida.
C Mathew Barzal, a 20-year-old Canadian rookie, delivered on his first career shootout attempt, giving the Islanders a wild 5-4 win over the Panthers on Monday. “He wouldn’t stop staring at me as I picked the first two guys,” coach Doug Weight said when asked why he chose Barzal. “I wouldn’t look at him. He’s a confident kid. He was excited. He wanted to get out there.”
C Casey Cizikas (four goals, four assists) missed his third straight game Monday due to a lower-body injury.
G Jaroslav Halak made 39 saves, then didn’t allow a goal in the shootout as the Islanders beat the Panthers 5-4 on Monday.