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Uniondale, NY -- Micheal Haley will make his season debut tonight when the Islanders host the Flyers at the Coliseum.
The team announced the call up of Haley last night after they placed Mark Eaton injured reserve. The move is to add some much need grit and toughness the Isles have been lacking this season. Haley is known to play with his heart on his sleeve and became a fan favorite during the infamous brawl game against the Penguins last season.
The Islanders are hoping Haley can help reignite the spark that turned them into one of the best teams in the NHL late in the season and Haley hopes he can help too, but knows he alone isn’t the quick fix.
“I want to change something,” Haley told reporters this morning at Nassau Coliseum. “We just wanna win. I mean that’s our number one goal. Obviously I’m not going to be the quick fix or anything… I think we just gotta bring some energy and I think we got it in here.”
Haley appeared in 27 games last season for the Islanders and score ...
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The New York Islanders have placed forward Blake Comeau on waivers in the midst of the worst slump of his career.Comeau is coming off a career season in 2010-11, scoring 24 goals and adding 22 assists in 76 games. He has been a major disappointment so far this season, with zero points and a minus-11 rating in 16 games.The 25-year-old winger has spent his entire five-year career on...
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The New York Islanders announced today that forward Micheal Haley has been recalled from loan from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. Haley’s first call-up of the season comes after the Islanders placed defenseman Mark Eaton on injured reserve with a left knee MCL sprain. Haley, 25, has one goal and two assists in 16 games this...
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So I was at the Pens Isles game last night and I took a few videos throughout the game in hopes of catching something memorable. I took one of the final few seconds of the game and when I watched them later on I realized what I caught. After the horn sounds and the Pens congratulate Fleury you can see DiPietro go and pick up the game puck just...
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So I was at the Pens Isles game and I took a few videos throughout the game in hopes of catching something memorable. I took one of the final few seconds of the game and when I watched them later on I realized what I caught. After the horn sounds and the Pens congratulate Fleury you can see DiPietro go and...
Uniondale, NY – It’s safe to say that Kyle Okposo may be most thankful for breaking his scoring drought last night against the Philadelphia Flyers this Thanksgiving. Okposo scored two goals and had an assist in the 4-3 loss at the Nassau Coliseum.
Up till last night Okposo had not scored a goal since March 22 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
“I felt good tonight and that’s...
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On Thanksgiving day here in the United States, the New York Islanders placed Blake Comeau on waivers, potentially ending his run in Uniondale. To the surprise of no one, speculation regarding whether or not Ottawa would make a claim ran rampant.
Comeau's not your prototypical waiver-wire acquisition - he's a career 0.46 PPG player...
Danny Briere scored his second goal of the game with 2:26 remaining in overtime, giving the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night.
Andrej Meszaros and Scott Hartnell also scored for Philadelphia, which snapped a two-game skid and handed the islanders their eighth loss in ten games.
Kyle Okposo scored his first two goals...
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Over the course of their current two-game losing streak, the Flyers (11-6-3) have lost in regulation to the 13th and 14th place teams in the Eastern Conference. Tonight, they will take on the bottom-ranked team when they travel to the venerable Nassau Coliseum in Long Island to take on the New York Islanders (5-10-3). The game starts at 7:00 p.m. EST and will...
Successful third period comebacks have not been a recent Flyers specialty. With their comeback win in overtime over the New York Islanders last night, Philly has now won twice in 29 tries since the start of last season (1-6-0 this season, 1-16-5 last year) when trailing after two periods.
Frankly, the Flyers probably wouldn't have won this one, either, if Sergei Bobrovsky...
Uniondale, NY -- The Islanders look to turn the tide tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Nassau Coliseum. The Flyers are 6-2-2 in their last 10 games and 11-6-3 on the season.
The Islanders were swept in the season by the Flyers last year and are 24-2 in their last 26 games against the Islanders. Their last loss to the Isles came on April 1, 2010.
The Flyers are working...
Islanders coach Jack Capuano says he's not concerned about his job security even though the Isles have dropped 12 of their past 14 games and are teetering dangerously close to a repeat of last season.
Team Record: 5-10-4
Last Game: 4-3 OTL vs. PHI
Season Series: 0-0-0 of 6
Team Record: 11-8-1
Last Game: 2-1 SOW vs. CBJ
Season Series: 0-0-0 of 6
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The Islanders finally proved they can take a punch, but ultimately could not deliver the knockout blow.
After surrendering a two-goal lead against the Flyers last night at Nassau Coliseum, the Islanders failed to convert on a power-play in overtime and lost their third straight game shortly after, 4-3, as...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Danny Briere scored his second goal of the game with 2:26 remaining in overtime, giving the Philadelphia
Flyers a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night.