Islanders are about to take the ice for their morning skate to prepare for tonight's match-up against Nashville.

Tonight is the first and only time this season the Isles will take on the 31-22-4 Predators.

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Tomorrow, the Islanders will make the quick turnaround to face the Penguins in Pittsburgh. Disclaimer: Snowstorm is looming, so my odds aren't looking too good at making it at the moment.

Here is a story in today's paper about Captain Doug Weight's quest to lead his team and make a crucial push before the break.