Found March 05, 2012 on
This is a quick hit as the Isles had the day off today. But not as quick as the hit that Matt Moulson took off his face yesterday afternoon that left a trail of blood on the ice.
So what does it take to get a penalty for high sticking? Is ten stitches not quite enough? Why are there so many missed calls or erroneous calls this season?
Will the league look at this missed call on the...
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Anders Nilsson made Islanders history and got his team an important victory.
The 21-year-old Swedish goalie kept his team in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.
He also became the first goalie in Islanders history to record a shutout for his first win.
''This is what your dream about, so it feels amazing,'' said...
That's right, it's Bridgeport call-up Anders Nilsson who gets the nod today between the pipes for the Isles vs. Devils 3 pm start.
Anders isn't the only Sound Tiger to get the call either. Aaron Ness has been recalled on emergency basis as Mark Eaton and Dylan Reese are both questionable for today's tilt. Also sitting again is most likely Michael Grabner. ...
The Islanders head into a three-day break with a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils. Islander rookie goaltender Anders Nilsson earned his first career NHL win and stopped 25 shots in the shootout.
It would take until the second period for either side to put a point on the board. At the 2:39 mark of the second period, Kyle okposo was able to fire a shot past the glove of Martin Brodeur...
Kyle Okposo scored the game's only goal and Anders Nilsson stopped 24 shots for his first NHL victory and the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 1-0 on Sunday.
With the victory, the Islanders (28-29-9) moved within five points of Winnipeg for the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot.
New Jersey (36-24-5) remains at 77 points.
The teams played a scoreless...
Ugh! I HATE when there is nothing really going on in Islanders Country because they have too many days between games.
Sure, Art Staple wrote an article about Josh Bailey and how he has improved since being moved around, and yes they had practice today and Matt Moulson and PA Parenteau were both back on the ice. But other than that... I got nothing.
You can read a brief, like...