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Josh Bailey | Winger | #12

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/2/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 211
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (9) / NYI
Contract: view contract details

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Josh Bailey scored two goals in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Lightning in Game 3.
Bailey opened the scoring at the 7:55 mark of the first period. His third period goal (scored on the power play) gave the Islanders a 3-2 lead with just over 17 minutes remaining. The Islanders were close to going up 2-1 in the series, but Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov tied the game with 38 seconds remaining. Brian Boyle won it in overtime. The Islanders are down 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. May 3 - 10:35 PM

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Josh Bailey will return from an upper-body injury on Tuesday night in Game 3 against Tampa Bay.

Bailey's return will push Ryan Strome to the press box as a healthy scratch. Bailey has picked up just one assist and a minus-4 rating in six playoff appearances, while Strome has four points and a plus-3 rating during his six outings.
May 3 - 12:43 PM

Josh Bailey (upper body) will probably be a game-time decision on Tuesday night for Game 3.

Coach Jack Capuano said the lineup would be determined later and added that Bailey will play if he is able to return. He left the ice early and appears to be ready to play. Ryan Strome is likely to be scratched if Bailey is back.
May 3 - 11:14 AM

Josh Bailey (upper body) participated fully in Monday's practice.

"I felt good the last few days, been progressing where I need to be," said Bailey. "See how it is tomorrow but as long as I keep feeling the same way, should be good." He could be back in the lineup on Tuesday after missing the last two playoff games with an upper-body injury.
May 2 - 6:41 PM

Josh Bailey (upper body) was on the ice Sunday.

Bailey's next step could be participating in Monday's practice. He last played on April 24.
May 2 - 4:31 AM

Josh Bailey (upper body) will not play in Game 1 on Wednesday.

Bailey was injured during Sunday's contest against the Panthers. He has an assist in six playoff games this year.
Apr 27 - 3:19 PM

Josh Bailey suffered an undisclosed injury Sunday against the Panthers.

The Islanders forward played 4:24 and had a shot on goal before departing. Bailey came in with a minus-four rating and an assist in this series.
Apr 24 - 8:23 PM

Josh Bailey recorded an assist in the Islanders' 4-3 overtime win against Florida in Game 3 on Sunday.

Bailey snapped an eight-game point drought that dated back to the regular season. He has two goals and nine points in 16 career playoff games.
Apr 18 - 6:17 AM

Josh Bailey has yet to pick up a point and is a minus-four through the first two games of the playoffs.

It's not a good start at all for the former ninth overall pick in the 2008 Draft. "We’ve talked. He’s frustrated with his game," coach Jack Capuano said of Bailey. "I only know one way to get out of it, and that’s not to worry about anything else and to work. Have to be a relentless player; win your shift every time you’re on the ice. You do that as an individual, you make our team better." Bailey has been playing with Nikolay Kulemin and Brock Nelson but Capuano switched them up in the second period of Game 2.
Apr 17 - 9:11 AM

Josh Bailey picked up a pair of assists in Friday's 7-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

This was Bailey's first multi-point game since Feb. 4. He picked up the second assist on Brock Nelson's first period goal and he also helped set up Johnny Boychuk's goal in the second frame. Bailey has 12 goals and 31 points in 72 games.
Mar 25 - 10:35 PM

Josh Bailey played on the Islanders' top line during Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Bruins.

He skated with John Tavares and Kyle Okposo. Bailey didn't register a point in the defeat, but linemates Tavares and Okposo combined to score New York's only goal. Bailey has 11 goals and 27 points in 65 games this season, but he could see a spike in production if he continues playing with those two players.
Mar 13 - 10:37 AM

Josh Bailey scored Thursday's overtime winner to push the Islanders past the Flames 2-1.

Truth be told John Tavares did all the work by shaking off his defender off the half-wall, cutting in and deking before setting Bailey up with the tap-in. But hey, no one's complaining. Bailey's now up to 11 goals and 26 points with a pair of winners this season.
Feb 26 - 12:26 AM

Josh Bailey is going to play on the top line with John Tavares and Ryan Strome on Tuesday night.

Mikhail Grabovski had been skating on that line, but he is out with an upper-body injury. Bailey has 10 goals and 25 points in 56 games this season.
Feb 23 - 12:57 PM

Josh Bailey tallied a goal and an assist in the Islanders' loss to Washington on Thursday night.

The 26-year-old now has 21 points in 47 games as he tries to get his production back up after a sluggish stretch since Christmas.
Feb 4 - 11:17 PM

Josh Bailey had an assist in a 4-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils.

Bailey is on a four-game point streak. He has six goals and 16 points in 30 games in 2015-16.
Mon, Dec 14, 2015 08:32:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1John Tavares
2Brock Nelson
3Mikhail Grabovski
4Casey Cizikas
5Alan Quine
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Anders Lee
3Jason Chimera
4Nikolay Kulemin
5Eric Boulton
6Shane Prince
RW1P. A. Parenteau
2Ryan Strome
3Josh Bailey
4Cal Clutterbuck
D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Thomas Hickey
5Dennis Seidenberg
6Calvin de Haan
7Adam Pelech
8Ryan Pulock
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jaroslav Halak
3Jean-Francois Berube