Brock Nelson News
New York Islanders
Nelson (upper-body) will return to the Islanders lineup on Thursday.
Nelson will not be in the lineup on Tuesday.
It looks like Nelson will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday with Mikhail Grabovski returning to the lineup from an upper-body injury. Nelson has just one goal and no assists in his last 12 games.
Nelson is expected to be a healthy scratch in Game 5.
Nelson, 23, had two goals in Game 1, but has been held off of the scoresheet, while only recording two shots and a minus-2 rating in the last three games. With Mikhail Grabovski coming back tonight, Nelson will get a chance to watch the game from the press box.
Brock Nelson scored his 8th goal of the season Saturday.
Nelson has 16 points in 17 games this season.
Nelson out; Josh Bailey in.
Nelson continues to shuffle in and out of the Islanders lineup. He played 13:41 and was a minus-1 with three shots on goal vs. the Red Wings last night.
Nelson will be a healthy scratch tonight.
Nelson goes from the first line to a healthy scratch in an instant with Thomas Vanek returning from a lower-body injury and Michael Grabner getting back in the lineup. "Brock has played extremely well and the other guys have seen that. You have to make tough decisions," Islanders head coach Jack Capuano said.
Brock Nelson was recalled from Bridgeport (AHL) after being sent down on Saturday.
Nelson has been in and out of the Islanders lineup this season. He has one assist and a minus-2 rating in four games.
Bouchard out, Nelson back in.
Nelson was a healthy scratch last night as a result of Cal Clutterbuck returning to the lineup. He has one assist in three games.