Last Game
Tue, Feb 7
vs Seattle Kraken (29-16-5)
0
Final
4

Eastern Metropolitan Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
34-9-8 76
33-13-4 70
28-14-8 64
27-20-6 60
25-16-9 59
27-22-5 59
21-22-9 51
15-32-4 34

2022 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 10 13 11 20:57 28

Top Adam Pelech News

  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Hasn't found his game yet

    Pelech has struggled over his last five games since returning from a concussion.

    Pelech only has one point, an assist, in those games, but what is much more concerning is that he has a rating of minus-2 in those contests. That rating is even though the team has only allowed nine goals total in those five games. Perhaps a slow start from his return is to be expected as Pelech rounds himself back into form after missing 21 games due to the injury. Pelech will look to get back to the player considered to be the best defensive defenseman for the Islanders on Tuesday when they host the Kraken.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Removed from IR

    Pelech (head) was taken off injured reserve ahead of Monday's matchup with Toronto, per the NHL media site.

    Pelech looks set to play for the first time since Dec. 6 versus the Blues, a stretch of 21 games on injured reserve. The Toronto-born defenseman figures to pair up with long-time partner Ryan Pulock on the Isles' top pair. Despite his return to the lineup, Pelech won't offer more than middling offensive production, having reached the 20-point mark just twice in his seven-year NHL career.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Skating with teammates

    Pelech (head) participated in an optional skate with several other players Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    This would be the next step in his progression toward a return to the lineup. Pelech will miss his 16th straight game Thursday versus the Wild. The team would like Pelech to take part in a full practice before returning to game action, but that could be difficult, as the Islanders have four games in the next six nights and nine games in the next 16 days before the All-Star break. Practice time will be limited for the team. Pelech won't play Thursday, and even Saturday versus the Canadiens would seem unlikely, but perhaps Monday against the Capitals could be a legitimate option.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Making some progress

    Pelech (head) has resumed skating, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    Pelech has been on the ice three times on his own recently, according to coach Lane Lambert. The Islanders defender has been unavailable since Dec. 6. It remains unclear when he will be available to return, but at least he appears to be making some progress.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Not going on road trip

    Pelech (concussion) will not go on the Islanders' four-game road trip starting Sunday against Seattle, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    Pelech has not played since Dec. 6 and Thursday's game against Columbus will mark his 10th straight game out of the lineup. He has yet to begin skating and may not be ready to return when his teammates return home to play Dallas on Jan. 10. Pelech has three goals and 11 points with 39 hits and 41 blocks in 27 games this season.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Still not skating

    Pelech, who is dealing with a suspected concussion, has yet to begin, skating coach Lane Lambert told reporters Wednesday, per Andrew Gross of Newsday.

    Pelech has already been out of action for the previous nine contests and looks no closer to getting back onto the ice. As long as the defenseman isn't sidelined too much longer, he should still have enough time to get back over the 20-point threshold for the second consecutive season.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Not expected to play Thursday

    Pelech (upper body) isn't expected to play Thursday against the Rangers, per Andrew Gross of Newsday.

    Pelech was injured Dec. 6 and hasn't resumed skating yet. He has three goals and 11 points in 27 contests this season while averaging 20:49 of ice time. Robin Salo has played in six straight games during Pelech's absence and is likely to remain in the lineup Thursday.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Still not skating

    Pelech (upper body) has not resumed skating yet, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    Pelech is not expected to be back in the lineup soon as a result. He has been sidelined since Dec. 6 and remains on injured reserve. Pelech has 11 points, 35 shots on goal, 41 blocks and 39 hits in 27 games this season.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Placed on injured reserve

    Pelech (upper body) was placed on injured reserve retroactive to Dec. 6.

    Pelech has missed the last three games with the injury, and the move will allow the Islanders to recall another rearguard for depth reasons. Pelech has three goals and 11 points in 27 games this season and is eligible to return at any time.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Status for road trip undecided

    Pelech's (upper body) status for the Islanders' trip out west that begins Friday in Arizona has yet to be determined, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    It may take a couple of days to figure out if Pelech is close enough to a return to make it worth him traveling with the team. He's missed three games already and could be placed on injured reserve if he doesn't make sufficient progress prior to the inter-conference part of the Islanders' road trip.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Not expected to play Tuesday

    Pelech (upper body) won't travel with the Islanders to Boston for Tuesday's matchup with the Bruins, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    Pelech, who has missed the past two games, didn't take part in Monday's practice. The Islanders hope he will be able to join the team on the road at some point. Pelech has three goals, 11 points, 35 shots on net, 41 blocks and 39 hits in 27 games this season.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Still sidelined

    Pelech (upper body) won't play Saturday against Carolina, Stefen Rosner of NYI Hockey Now reports.

    Pelech will miss a second straight contest with the upper-body injury he suffered during Tuesday's loss to the Blues. Look for Robin Salo to remain in the lineup as long as Pelech is sidelined.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Sidelined with upper-body issue

    Pelech (upper body) won't play Friday against New Jersey, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.

    Pelech exited Tuesday's loss to St. Louis after taking a hit from the Blues' Robert Bortuzzo, and he'll miss at least one additional contest with what has been deemed an upper-body injury. With Pelech on the shelf, look for Robin Salo to jump into the lineup versus the Devils.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Not at practice Thursday

    Pelech (upper body) was not at practice Thursday, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    Pelech was forced to leave Tuesday's game against St. Louis early when he was injured on a third period hit, courtesy of Robert Bortuzzo. He should be considered day-to-day at this time and will be replaced by Robin Salo on Friday against the Devils, if he is unable to go. Pelech has three goals and 11 points in 27 games this season.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Leaves Tuesday's game

    Pelech (upper body) left Tuesday's game versus the Blues, and head coach Lane Lambert had no update on his status after the contest, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

    Pelech looked dazed on a hit from Robert Bortuzzo in the third period. The 28-year-old Pelech didn't return to the game, and an update on his status will likely have to wait until prior to Friday's game versus the Devils. If he can't play, Robin Salo would likely draw into the lineup.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Notches assist

    Pelech produced an assist, two shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Blackhawks.

    Pelech set up a Zach Parise goal in the second period. The helper was Pelech's third point in the last six contests as he continues to contribute offense from the blue line. The 28-year-old defenseman has three goals, eight assists, 33 shots, 39 blocked shots, 38 hits, 24 PIM and a plus-13 rating in 26 appearances this season.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Opens scoring Saturday

    Pelech scored a goal, logged two hits and went plus-3 in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Flyers.

    Pelech tallied 4:33 into the game. All three of his tallies this season have come in the last 10 contests, and he's added three helpers in that span to provide some offense from the back end. The 28-year-old blueliner is up to 10 points, 28 shots on net, 36 blocked shots, 34 hits, 18 PIM and a plus-12 rating through 23 appearances.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Collects game-tying marker

    Pelech scored a first-period goal and drew a second-period assist during Thursday's 5-4 loss to the host Predators.

    Pelech briefly tied Thursday's matchup at 1-1 with his second goal in five games. The 28-year-old defenseman is not known for his offensive flair, going goalless during the opening 12 games this season. In 399 career games, Pelech has 21 goals. Pelech, who had four shots and two blocks in the loss, recorded his third two-point game this season.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Scoreless in five straight

    Pelech hasn't registered a point in his last five games.

    Pelech only has four points on the season, and those points have come in two games, as he had a pair of assists versus the Sharks on Oct. 18 and the Rangers on Oct. 26. Other than that, Pelech hasn't helped much offensively. That being said, Pelech has been strong in his defensive zone, as his rating of plus-8 is second on the team to his defense partner, Ryan Pulock, who is at plus-9. Pelech had three goals and 28 points, with a rating of plus-20 last season in 78 games.

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  • Islanders' Adam Pelech: Bags two apples in win

    Pelech dished out two assists in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Rangers.

    Pelech assisted on third-period tallies by Josh Bailey and Kyle Palmieri as the Islanders pulled away from a Rangers team that showed its tired legs on the second leg of a back-to-back. A pair of two-assist efforts comprise the entirety of Pelech's point total through seven games, but don't expect the defensive-minded blueliner to pick up the scoring pace -- Pelech's 28 points last season marked a career high and he has yet to surpass five goals in a season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 205 lbs
Birthplace: Toronto, ON
Age: 28
Experience: 7
Shoots: Left