The Islanders are 0-5-1 all-time against the Blue Jackets but
carry some momentum into the contest after winning the first two
legs of their three-game swing.
Mike York had two goals and three assists in New York's 6-3 win
over St. Louis on Tuesday, two days after the 27-year-old left
wing scored the game-winner in a 2-1 triumph over Western
York had three goals and nine assists through the first two
months before breaking out. He was helped out Tuesday by Mark
Parrish, who scored twice.
The Blue Jackets have had a week to digest a 4-1 loss to St.
Louis, a decision that capped a 1-2-0 road trip.
Jaroslav Balastik pulled Columbus into a 1-1 tie with a
power-play goal in the second period, but the Blues scored three
unanswered tallies against rookie Pascal Leclaire, who fell to