Because of Thursday's loss, the Islanders no longer control their playoff-seeding destiny.
The New York Islanders don't plan to take any team lightly with their playoff lives on the line.
Travis Hamonic returned to the ice only minutes after twisting his leg in scary-looking fall during the first period of Thursday's win.
The Islanders' shutdown pair of Travis Hamonic and Andrew MacDonald have had some unlucky moments while posting a league-worse minus-13 rating this season.
Travis Hamonic netted his second goal of the year in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Ottawa.
Travis Hamonic logged 25:06 of ice time in the Islanders' 4-1 win over the Penguins on Tuesday.
Travis Hamonic is in the lineup for the Islanders as they take on the Penguins Tuesday.
Travis Hamonic (ankle) will be a game-time decision Tuesday night against the Penguins.
Travis Hamonic suffered a sprained ankle in the third period of the Islanders' 5-4 overtime loss to Winnipeg on Sunday night.
Travis Hamonic scored a power-play goal in a 2-1 loss Saturday.
Travis Hamonic appears to over his concussion, as he played in back-to-back games for Bridgeport prior to skating with his Islander teammates on Sunday.
Travis Hamonic has been out of action since Dec. 2 because of a concussion, but he is on the mend.
Travis Hamonic has been extremely impressive leading the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this season.
Travis Hamonic assisted on three goals in Bridgeport Sounds' 6-4 victory Friday night.