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Islanders prepare for upcoming season

Michael Grabner stands on the ice during practice

Michael Grabner stands on the ice during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013) Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

The Islanders continued to work out at IceWorks on Jan. 11 in preparation for their season opener Jan. 19 at Nassau Coliseum.

John Tavares skates for the first time during
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

John Tavares skates for the first time during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov makes a save during practice in
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Evgeni Nabokov makes a save during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

John Tavares skates for the first time during
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

John Tavares skates for the first time during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Michael Grabner stands on the ice during practice
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Michael Grabner stands on the ice during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Rick DiPietro gets set for practice in Syosset.
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Rick DiPietro gets set for practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Mark Streit looks on during practice in Syosset.
Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Mark Streit looks on during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486 floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola, far right, Joe Gross, center, and
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

John Ciola, far right, Joe Gross, center, and Robert Antulov, left, flood the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola, center, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

John Ciola, center, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, and Robert Antulov, left, flood the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola, Painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

John Ciola, Painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro as some of the Islanders take the ice. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola , painting foreman for Nassau Veterans
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

John Ciola , painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

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