Jaroslav Halak pulled as Islanders fall to Canadiens 5-3 (DuskNews)

Travis Hamonic drew warm applause in his first game since it was revealed that the Islanders are attempting to accommodate his desire for a trade for personal reasons. The defenseman even buried his first goal of the season early in the second period, but the Isles fell short to the East-leading Canadiens in a 5-3 loss…