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New York Islanders defenseman Steve Staios will play in his 1,000th NHL game on Thursday against the Winnipeg Jets.
Staios, 38, has collected eight assists and 51 penalty minutes this season.
The second-round pick of the 1991 draft, Staios has recorded 56 goals, 164 assists and 1,320 penalty minutes in his career with the Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks, Atlanta Thrashers, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames and Islanders.
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Pat LaFontaine was the face of the New York Islanders following their glory years of the early 80s. He was one of the best players in the NHL, and is one of the best American-born hockey players off all-time. During his 7 years with the team, he scored 287 goals and recorded 238 assists. But if you were to go to Islanders games, unless you find fans wearing his old jersey, you will...
The leading scorer for the University of North Dakota hockey team is turning pro.
Sophomore Brock Nelson, 20, has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the NHL's New York Islanders and will forgo his final two years of college eligibility. Terms were not disclosed by the team. He will start his pro career in the minors.
The 6-foot-4, 192-pound forward was a first-round...
The music was loud once again in the Isles locker room. The win didnât mean much, but it was still a win, so the mood was jovial, but not over the top as they packed their gear bags in anticipation of the final game in Columbus.
Everyone wanted to crowd around Steve Staios, the 1000 game man. Everyone but me. I wanted the kid next to him, Travis Hamonic, who set up the...
New York Islanders right wing PA Parenteau suffered what appeared to be a serious injury to his left leg in Thursday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.
Parenteau was hurt when Winnipeg defenseman Mark Stuart dove at him in an attempt to thwart a partial breakaway.
The defenseman's slide caused Parenteau's left ankle to buckle underneath Stuart's body.
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers clinched a spot in the Calder Cup Playoffs with their afternoon win over the Springfield Falcons. David Ullstrom scored the game-winning goal with 4:45 left to play in the game. Long Island native Tony Romano and John Persson also scored for the Sound Tigers in the win.
Kevin Poulin made 33 saves and Bridgeport’s record improved to 38-24-3-6. Mike Halmo...
To end the season, the NY Islanders will play two teams that are also not heading to the playoffs. However, while everyone will call them games that don't matter, I'm pretty sure they matter a lot to Matt Donovan who would love nothing better than to make a case for himself for next season.
The Islanders may not be heading to a post season, but Kevin Poulin and the Bridgeport...
<span style="color: black; font-family: "Times New Roman", "serif"; font-size: 12pt;">This Newsday Article touched on the Islanders signing former Fighting Sioux forward Brock Nelson signing with the New York Islanders, the Newsday writer used this opportunity to give the silly notion that the CHL was the best route to develop hockey players...