What ails the New York Islanders? Possession, possession, possession.
It's not quite late, but it's getting there: The New York Islanders, with one win in eight games, are dropping in most NHL power rankings.
The New York Islanders lost the first game of their tough cross-country road trip, falling 6-2 to the Bruins in Boston.
The Boston Bruins steamrolled the New York Islanders 6-2, leaving the Isles with just one win in eight games.
The New York Islanders and Boston Bruins, two teams with rough starts, try to extend their brief turnarounds as they meet Monday night.