This afternoon, our Islanders continue their three game home stand with a contest against David Backes and the Blues.
The goalie match up today features Jaroslav Halak for the Blues. Meanwhile, after giving up five goals to the Penguins the other night Kevin Poulin will be back in there today.
The Blues could have a big hole in their lineup this afternoon as star scorer Alexander Steen is doubtful to play because of a lower body injury.
The Islanders lineup will only have one change with Radek Martinek sitting this one out in favor of Matt Carkner. The Islanders scratches today will feature Hamonic, Martinek and Boulton.