--C John Tavares, playing in his 200th NHL game, assisted on the Islanders' lone goal in Saturday's 5-1 road loss to the Coyotes. Tavares, the first overall pick in the 2009 draft, has two goals and nine points during a five-game point streak.
--G Evgeni Nabokov gave up five goals on 25 shots for his second straight loss following a personal three-game winning streak. He fell to 5-10-0 overall in 17 appearances.
--C Jay Pandolfo returned to the lineup after missing 17 games with a broken foot, registering one shot on goal over 10:48 of fourth-line ice time.
--G Rick DiPietro (groin) remains out indefinitely with a groin injury suffered Dec. 3.
--G Al Montoya (concussion) is out indefinitely with a concussion suffered Dec. 20.
--D Mike Mottau (concussion) is out indefinitely with a concussion suffered Jan. 3.
--C Marty Reasoner (thumb) suffered a broken thumb Jan. 6 and is expected to be out until early March.
--LW David Ullstrom (concussion) has resumed skating but remains out indefinitely with a concussion suffered Dec. 20.
--Mark Streit, Steve Staios
--Andrew MacDonald, Travis Hamonic
--Mark Eaton, Milan Jurcina
--LW Matt Moulson, C John Tavares, RW Kyle Okposo
--LW Michael Grabner, C Josh Bailey, RW Matt Martin
--LW Brian Rolston, C Frans Nielsen, RW P.A. Parenteau
--LW Tim Wallace, C Jay Pandolfo, RW Nino Niederreiter
Copyright (C) 2012 The Sports Xchange. All Rights Reserved.