Wahlstrom generated two assists -- including a power-play helper -- to complement five hits and just as many shots on goal in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Devils.
The 20-year-old rookie has, for the most part, lived up to expectations in the infancy of his career, with Wahlstrom producing 11 goals and nine assists through 43 contests. He'll wrap up the regular season Monday in a road clash against the Bruins.
Wahlstrom scored a goal on three shots and provided three hits Monday in a 4-2 loss to Buffalo.
Wahlstrom deflected an Adam Pelech point shot midway through the second period to give the Islanders 2-0 lead. After enduring a 10-game point drought that extended through most of April, the 20-year-old Wahlstrom has since lit the lamp twice in his last three tilts. He's put together an 11-goal, 18-point rookie campaign in 40 games.
Wahlstrom has been a healthy scratch for each of the last two games for the Islanders and four of their last eight.
Coach Barry Trotz stated that he believes Wahlstrom has taken his foot off the gas as the season has gone along. While that may be true, Trotz also seems to hold his younger players to a higher standard than some of his veterans, as Wahlstrom seems to be deserving of a spot in the lineup, especially considering the team's recent lack of offense. There is no word yet on whether Wahlstrom will find himself back in the lineup for Saturday's rematch versus the Capitals.
Wahlstrom (undisclosed) will be in the lineup Sunday against the Rangers, Brian Compton of NHL.com reports.
Wahlstrom missed two games with his unknown injury, but he's ready to go Sunday. The 20-year-old winger has nine goals and 16 points in 32 games this season. He'll slide into his usual middle-six role.
Wahlstrom (undisclosed) was promoted to the active roster Sunday, Brian Compton of NHL.com reports.
Wahlstrom missed the last two games because of an undisclosed injury, but there's a good chance that he returns to action in Sunday's game versus the Rangers. The 20-year-old winger has accrued nine goals and seven assists across 32 games this season.
Wahlstrom (undisclosed) may be dealing with a minor injury that kept him out of the lineup Thursday versus the Flyers, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Originally, it was believed Wahlstrom was held out so the recently acquired Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac could enter the lineup. Apparently, that may not have been the case, as coach Barry Trotz stated Wahlstrom was close to being fully healthy but the team had elected to keep him on the taxi squad. Wahlstrom may end up sitting another game or two as Trotz figures out what line combinations work best.
Wahlstrom was assigned to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
With the additions of Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac via trade from the Devils to the Islanders, premium minutes at forward may be harder to find for Wahlstrom. He's still expected to maintain a middle-six role.
Wahlstrom was promoted to the active roster ahead of Tuesday's game versus the Capitals, per CapFriendly.
This is an expected move for Wahlstrom, who hasn't missed a game since Feb. 6. The winger has 16 points through 31 contests this season.
Wahlstrom was sent to the Islanders' taxi squad Sunday, per CapFriendly.
Wahlstrom has appeared in 29 straight games with the Isles, so it's safe to assume this is just a paper move.
Wahlstrom was promoted to the active roster Saturday, per the NHL's official media site.
Wahlstrom routinely is sent to the taxi squad on off-days. It's nothing to read into. The 20-year-old isn't going anywhere after posting nine goals and seven assists through 30 games this year.
Wahlstrom was assigned to the taxi squad Friday, per CapFriendly.
Call him the New York Times -- Wahlstrom is a near-daily paper move candidate as the Islanders balance their salary cap. The 20-year-old will almost assuredly be back on the active roster for Saturday's game versus the Flyers.
Wahlstrom was promoted to the active roster Thursday, per the NHL's official media site.
Wahlstrom continues to go down to the taxi squad on his off-days, but he's a fixture in the lineup. After all, the 20-year-old winger has produced five goals and two assists across the last nine games.
Wahlstrom was assigned to the taxi squad Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
The daily switch to the taxi squad for Wahlstrom, who is securely in the Islanders' lineup each game. The 20-year-old winger has 16 points through 29 contests this year.
Wahlstrom was promoted from the taxi squad for Monday's tilt with Pittsburgh, CapFriendly reports.
Wahlstrom usually moves to the taxi squad on off-days but will always be in the lineup when healthy. He's racked up 14 points over the last 18 games.
Wahlstrom was sent to the taxi squad Sunday, CapFriendly reports.
Wahlstrom has 16 points this season, including 14 over the last 18 games. The 20-year-old winger should be recalled for Monday's game in Pittsburgh.
Wahlstrom was promoted to the active roster Thursday, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Wahlstrom will skate on the third line in Thursday's game versus the Bruins. The 2018 first-round pick is on a four-game, five-point streak, and he's put up 15 points through 26 games this season.
Wahlstrom was assigned to the taxi squad Tuesday, per CapFriendly.
This is simply a paper move. Wahlstrom will be back on the active roster for Thursday's game versus the Bruins. The 20-year-old is on a four-game point streak.
Wahlstrom scored a goal on his only shot in Monday's 2-1 overtime win over Philadephia.
Wahlstrom located a rebound at the side of the net during a scramble and slipped it past Brian Elliott, tying the game at 1-1 just over four minutes into the third period. The 20-year-old rookie is officially on an offensive tear for the Islanders, hitting the scoresheet in five of the last six games (four goals, two assists), including each of his last four. His emergence has helped offset the recent loss of injured New York captain Anders Lee (lower body).
Wahlstrom was reassigned to the taxi squad Sunday, according to CapFriendly.
Wahlstrom has been hot over his last 15 games, tallying six goals and 12 points with 30 shots on goal. This is simply a paper move, and he should be in the lineup Monday in Philadelphia.
Wahlstrom dished out two assists and picked up a fighting major in a 6-1 win over Philadelphia on Saturday.
The 22-year-old is quickly emerging as a key offensive contributor for the Islanders, with 13 of his 14 points coming over the last 15 games. Wahlstrom collected both of his assists Saturday during the opening period, then he dropped the mitts with Philadelphia's Oskar Lindblom just 10 seconds after picking up his second helper. Wahlstrom has seven goals and seven assists in 25 games this season, adding 13 PIM and a plus-6 rating.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/10||@ BOS||L 2-3 (OT)||1||0||1||0||12:46|
|05/08||vs NJ||W 5-1||0||2||2||+1||15:14|
|05/06||vs NJ||L 1-2||0||0||0||0||18:24|
|05/04||@ BUF||L 3-4 (SO)||0||0||0||0||16:57|
|05/03||@ BUF||L 2-4||1||0||1||+1||12:42|
|05/01||vs NYR||W 3-0||0||0||0||0||11:30|
|04/29||@ NYR||W 4-0||1||0||1||0||10:14|
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