The Time: 7:00 PM EDT
The Broadcast: TV - MSG+(HD); Radio - 660 AM WFAN
The Matchup: The New Jersey Devils (34-36-5) vs. the New York Islanders (29-35-12)
The Previews: My preview from this morning is right here. For the opposition, Dominik has this preview at Lighthouse Hockey.
Gameday Info: Zach Parise will not play tonight or in the World Championships in May. This was reported by Tom Gulitti this morning; Parise is targeting this Saturday's game against Montreal as the earliest day of return. Gulitti also confirm earlier today that Ilya Kovalchuk will play, the lines might change at forward, and Martin Brodeur will start tonight's game. For the opposition, Katie Strang reported at Newsday that Rick DiPietro will start for the Islanders this evening.
A Song for Tonight: You know, I haven't chosen anything particularly cheesy yet. At least, nothing I can immediately recall. I will change that with this: "Kingdom Come" by Manowar. We are all waiting (for a goal, please, come on you Devils score a goal).
Want to Discuss Other Games?: Don't do it here. This is the Gamethread for tonight's Devils-Islanders game. You can talk about other games in the NHL or other leagues in the comments here in this FanShot.
Please use this Gamethread to discuss what's going on in tonight's game between the Isles and the Devils. As always, please keep your comments clean, relevant, and legal. If you want to be negative; fine, but do be rational as nobody needs any nonsense from anyone. Go Devils!