Josh Bailey John Tavares New York Islanders

Are Josh Bailey and the New York Islanders Playoff Ready?

Quick off the top of your head: when is the last time the New York Islanders were in a playoff position with three weeks left in the NHL season?

Okay, easier question: how many NHL playoff games has Josh Bailey played in?

It’s been a long time coming on Long Island, as the Islanders’ fans are well aware of, and they do indeed find themselves in the top 8 of the Eastern Conference as the lockout-shortened 2013 season draws to a close. It won’t be easy to clinch that elusive playoff berth as over their final ten games, six are on the road, including five straight to close out the schedule.