The New York Islanders opened their season on Friday at home against the Washington Capitals and lost 2-1. However, they defeated the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday and are now 1-1.

Next up, the Islanders (who are sixth in their division) will host the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday and then visit the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday.

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The Islanders are coming off of a playoff run in the 2018-19 season that was shocking to many. The team is looking to hone its young talent and build on last year’s success heading into the new campaign.

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After losing goaltender Robin Lehner, a finalist for the Vezina Trophy last season to Chicago in the offseason, the Islanders are left with just half of their elite goaltending duo: Thomas Greiss. New York also added goaltender Semyon Varlamov in the offseason and is hoping that the new pair can be just as successful as last year’s.

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A breakout season from the defense also gives the Islanders hope heading into the season, as last year they went from allowing the most goals in the NHL to allowing the fewest. The defense is backed by many young defensemen such as top prospect Noah Dobson, the 12th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.

One potential weakness for this year’s Islanders is their depth at the forward position. The offense will be anchored by the talent of their top line, which features Mathew Barzal at center and Jordan Eberle and captain Anders Lee on the wings. After that, the Isles will rely on young, talented players who can potentially step up this year, such as prospective right wing Oliver Wahlstrom (also a first-round pick in last year’s draft who was selected 11th overall).

Led by coach Barry Trotz, the Islanders are hoping that their defense will remain a fortress and that the offense can produce in order to take them back to the playoffs once again.

Here is a list of the Islanders’ home games for the rest of the year:

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

Florida Panthers at New York Islanders

MON
OCT 14
St. Louis Blues at New York Islanders
1:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

THU
OCT 24
Arizona Coyotes at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

SUN
OCT 27
Philadelphia Flyers at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

FRI
NOV 1
Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

TUE
NOV 5
Ottawa Senators at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, US

THU
NOV 7
Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, US

SAT
NOV 9
Florida Panthers at New York Islanders
1:00 PM – Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, US

WED
NOV 13
Toronto Maple Leafs at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

SAT
NOV 16
New York Islanders at Philadelphia Flyers Tickets (Military Appreciation Night)
7:00 PM – Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, US

THU
NOV 21
Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, US

SAT
NOV 30
Columbus Blue Jackets at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY, US

THU
DEC 5
Vegas Golden Knights at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

SAT
DEC 14
Buffalo Sabres at New York Islanders
1:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

TUE
DEC 17
Nashville Predators at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

THU
DEC 19
New York Islanders at Boston Bruins
7:00 PM – TD Garden, Boston, MA, US

SAT
DEC 21
Anaheim Ducks at New York Islanders
1:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

MON
DEC 23
Columbus Blue Jackets at New York Islanders
7:00 PM – NYCB Live Home Of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, US

TUE
DEC 31
New York Islanders at Washington Capitals
1:00 PM – Capital One Arena, Washington, DC, US

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