The Jets are coming off a 2-1 shootout loss in Boston and they spoke today as they prepare to face the Islanders tomorrow at 12 noon cst in Brooklyn. Coach Maurice chose not to skate his group today.
Coach Maurice declared Steve Mason as the starter against the Islanders.
Coach Maurice: Getting the group ready prior to the Christmas break. Status of Blake Wheeler? On why the team didn’t skate today. On athletes performing well in afternoon contests. On schedule and allowance for practice. What is the approach for the Islanders? On the bunching at the top of the Western Conference. Who will play tomorrow in net? Importance of getting Steve Mason in goal.