Strome (wrist) could've returned to the Islanders mid-way through the first round had they made the playoffs, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports. Strome was a disappointment this season with only 13 goals and 30 points in 69 games. The 2011 first-round pick may never reach his potential with the Islanders and could be left unprotected in the expansion draft. If he does return, it will likely be as part of the bottom-six forward group.
Strome will not require surgery for his broken wrist, though he's still expected to miss 3-to-6 weeks of action, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports. The Isles have serious work to do in order to make it to the postseason, though avoiding surgery means the skilled forward could be ready if the team does happen to pull of the improbable and wind up in the playoffs.
Strome (upper body) will be out for the rest of the regular season due to a broken wrist, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports. This is a significant blow to an Islanders team not letting go of its playoff hopes. While Strome's been terribly inconsistent this season, he's at least had four outings with two points or more since the calendar flipped to 2017. Fantasy owners should expect to see a lot more of Alan Quine at the center position down the stretch.
Strome (upper body) won't return to Wednesday's game against the Rangers. Strome sustained the injury in the second period of the tilt when he awkwardly collided with the Rangers' Michael Grabner. He immediately dropped his glove and stick while heading to the bench after the collision, going to the locker room shortly thereafter. More information regarding the severity of the 23-year-old pivot's upper-body ailment should be released ahead of Friday's matchup with the Penguins.
Strome scored a goal and assisted twice in Thursday's 5-4 road win over the Stars. Strome has sandwiched three goose eggs between a pair of three-point showings, effectively giving him six points in his last five games. He's now matched last season's production (28 points) in 12 less contests, so it's nice to see the 23-year-old trending positively this year after battling multiple demotions to the AHL and healthy scratches in 2015-16.
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