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After not starting a game since last season, the Islanders elected to throw Rick DiPietro into the fire last night. The goalie, who sat on the bench all night backing up starter Evgeni Nabokov, entered a game that was tied 2-2 going into a shootout. DiPietro allowed the lone goal...
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New York Islanders goaltender Evgeni Nabokov suffered a lower-body injury in Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Nabokov was hurt in the first period but remained in the game through regulation and the overtime session.
He was replaced by Rick DiPietro in the shootout, which was won by the Penguins.
Nabokov is not expected to be available to Saturday's game...
The Islanders are in the midst of a three game slump and many fans would expect some change to the Islanders lineup for tomorrow’s rematch against the Pittsburgh Penguins. But according to Islanders head coach Jack Capuano it hasn’t crossed his mind.
“As a coach you think about that,” Capuano said following Tuesdays 3-0 loss to the Penguins. “But I mean we had 33 shots...
Don't expect a big-deal reunion today in Uniondale, N.Y. The Sharks might get their first glimpse of goalie Evgeni Nabokov in a non-Sharks jersey, but he sustained a lower-body injury Thursday night against the Penguins...
Team Record: 3-4-1
Last Game: 3-2 SOL vs. PIT
Season Series: 0 of 1
Team Record: 4-3-0
Last Game: 3-1 W vs. NSH
Season Series: 0 of 1
Ailing Nabokov won't face his old team when Sharks play Islanders on SaturdayDETROIT -- The Sharks were about to get their first look at former teammate Evgeni Nabokov in an NHL jersey other than their own when their road trip continues with a Saturday game against the New York Islanders.
The New York Islanders seemingly caught Pittsburgh for a home-and-home set at the wrong time, as former Conn Smythe Trophy winner Evgeni Malkin returned to the Penguins' lineup in Tuesday's opener.
Then again, there is hardly ever a good time for the Islanders to face Pittsburgh as long as Marc-Andre Fleury is in net.
Coming off a shutout that was his ninth win in 11 starts...
Through the first eight games of the season, the play of the Islanders fourth line has been a bright spot night in and night out. Veteran forwards Jay Pandolfo and Marty Reasoner along ...
The Pittsburgh Penguins‘ Evgeni Malkin shimmied past a sprawling Rick DiPietro on Thursday night during the Pens’ 3-2 shoot out win over the New York Islanders.
Malkin’s highlight reel of a goal was the difference-maker.
Here’s the video:
Team Record: 3-4-0
Last Game: 3-0 L vs. PIT
Season Series: 0-1-0 of 6
Team Record: 7-2-2
Last Game: 3-0 W vs. NYI
Season Series: 1-0-0 of 6
After different starts to the season, both the Sharks and Islanders now appear to be headed in the directions most expected.
Evgeni Malkin scored the lone goal in the shootout to propel the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win over the Islanders on Thursday night at Consol Energy Center. Rick DiPietro, who entere...