Long-serving Avtomobilist forward Anatoly Golyshev is leaving Yekaterinburg after eight years. The left-winger terminated his contract with the Motormen and has since inked an entry-level deal with the New York Islanders, who drafted him back in 2016. Golyshev, 26, is the franchise record scorer at Avtomobilist with 109 goals and 220 points
German Rubstov – He gets high marks. He’s back where he was pre-injuries. He’s strong on his skates, makes intelligent plays and is already solid on the PK. All great signs for him to start the season with.
Joel Farabee – He knows where to go without the puck.
Philadelphia – The Islanders are red-hot. One of the reasons it’s working so well is their team speed. It can be a lot to handle and Josh Ho-Sang has speed to burn.
“We have a lot of great skaters on our team,” said Ho-Sang. “I think overtime kind of plays in