Defenseman Brian Strait has a number of reasons he would like to prove his worth to the Islanders in their opening round playoff series with the Penguins.
The New York Islanders have activated Brian Strait (ankle) from the injured reserve list.
Brian Strait (ankle) isn't too far from returning.
Brian Strait was back on the ice with his teammates Saturday morning after suffering a broken left ankle back in February.
Brian Strait suffered a broken left ankle Monday, which could put his availability for the remainder of the 2013 season in jeopardy.
The New York Islanders have inked Brian Strait to a three-year, one-way contract.
The New York Islanders have claimed Brian Strait off of waivers.
Brian Strait was placed on waivers by Pittsburgh on Thursday.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced the signing of defenseman Brian Strait to an AHL deal on Wednesday.
Brian Strait has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Brian Strait has been sent to the minors.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have called up Brian Strait from the AHL.
Brian Strait has been reassigned to the minors.
The Pittsburgh Penguins brought up Brian Strait from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday.