Sunday, October 13, 2013

Nabby's Softies Doom Isles In Loss To Nashville

Tonight, our Islanders fell 3-2 to the Nashville Predators.  Here are some of my notes from the game:

-Offense needs to get it together, 35 shots in two games is unacceptable.

-Bad game from Nabokov, two softies from him is unacceptable!  The first one was a typical Nabby soft goal that we have been accustomed to seeing from him in his time here.

-MacDonald had a weak game

-Nielsen is staying hot which is good!

-Good to see Capuano switch things up to try and get them going on offense.

-Special teams need work, time for Weight and Thompson to earn their paychecks.

-The effort level tonight clearly showed that we were on the backend of a back to back.

-The team needs to get back to the battle level they displayed at the end of last season.

-Tavares needs to stop with the blind passes!  His tendency to do that is a microcosm of the entire team who tends to try for the pretty play instead of getting stuff to the net.

Overall, tonight was a bad loss for the team!  They need to shake it off as they come home for a 4 game home stand next week and don't let this spiral out of control.

Next Game: Tuesday @ Home VS Buffalo

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