The next stretch of games is going to be a barometer for how well the Islanders stand up to adversity. They play the next 6 of 7 on the road, and the opponents are mostly a murderer’s row. It starts tonight in Tampa Bay, where the Lightning have been on fire. Should be fun.
Let’s hear what Barry Trotz has to say about the road trip:
"Well I'm not even looking at the next 6 out of 7, I'm looking at Tampa Bay, that's how you have to look at it.