Islanders Rookies Host Flyers Tonight
The New York Islanders and Philadelphia Flyers face off Wednesday night in a rookie scrimmage at Northwell Health Ice Center.
The exhibition contest, which kicks off at 6 p.m., will offer Islanders draft picks and prospects their first competition against an outside opponent in 2018-19. Tickets are still available and the official Islanders website will also broadcast the game via a live stream. Check back around puck drop for the link. Blackout restrictions may occur.
While no formal roster has been announced, Bridgeport Sound Tigers head coach Brent Thompson will stand behind the bench during the rookie scrimmage.
As for the players, the Islanders rookie camp roster includes first-round picks Kieffer Bellows (2016), Noah Dobson (2018), Michael Dal Colle (2014), and Josh Ho-Sang (2014).
The Flyers rookie camp roster includes 2017 first-round pick Morgan Frost and 2016 first-round selection German Rubtsov. Carter Hart, the two-time CHL Goalie of the Year, is also attending Flyers rookie camp.
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