Found October 07, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
The mixed bag of results from opening weekend for the Islanders might not be the worst thing for Jack Capuano and his team.
The Islanders' talk of feeling hungrier than in years past to start this 2013-14 season after the strong finish and competitive playoff round last spring was used as fuel to start strong and stay strong this season -- to avoid the sluggish frustrating first two months of each of the previous three seasons.
The Islanders mucked their way through a shootout win over the Devils on Friday night then were reminded that some other teams are hungry too when they coughed up a two-goal lead and gave away a point in a shootout loss to the Blue Jackets in Saturday's home opener.
"We have to learn no matter what the score is you can't be on the perimeter" Capuano said after Saturday's one-point night (the Islanders were off Sunday). "You can always learn from anything. Can we learn from a 2-0 lead? Yeah they'll see the video. To me it ...
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Cam Atkinson scored in the fourth round of a shootout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets rallied from two goals down in the third period to spoil the New York Islanders' home opener with a 3-2 victory on Saturday night.
The Islanders and goalie Evgeni Nabokov seemed to be in complete control before Mark Letestu and Nick Foligno scored 4:19 apart to get even at 2-2 after the Blue...
One night after Columbus had its home opener spoiled, the Blue Jackets wrecked the New York Islanders' first night in front of their fans.
The Islanders came in with momentum Saturday after opening their season one night earlier with a shootout win at New Jersey.
With a two-goal lead in the third period, New York seemed poised for a 2-0 start as the club seeks to return to...
After winning their respective season openers, the New York Islanders and Phoenix Coyotes each feel they took a step back in their most recent contests.
Both teams look to get back on track as New York hosts Phoenix for the first time in nearly three years Tuesday night.
The Islanders (1-0-1) beat New Jersey 4-3 in a shootout Friday to win their first season opener since 2007,...