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Islanders vs. Bruins playoff updates: Rask, Wahlstrom health; Trotz on keeping lines set

No major updates from the New York Islanders’ end on the first of two days between Games 2 and 3 in their second-round series with the Boston Bruins. Both teams were taking Tuesday off other than medical treatment, but the coaches spoke with reporters and shot the breeze.

Rask’s Health Enters the Narrative

One quasi-update from the Bruins that will only get attention because of the news vacuum and the Boston echo chamber: Coach Bruce Cassidy was asked about Tuukka Rask mentioning on Boston radio (before the series) that his health was just “OK,” and the coach acknowledged that the goalie has had some “nagging” injuries all season.