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New York Islanders
PITTSBURGH -- Jack Capuano knew what his New York Islanders were up against. The coach watched his team blow two-goal leads in each of their previous two games. Furthermore, they were playing in a city where their visits have been almost always fruitless in recent years. Yet the Islanders got a rare win in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night, and there was no doubt about the identity of the better team. New York rode Evgeni Nabokov's 37 saves and goals from four different players to a 4-1 victory over the Penguins at Consol Energy Center. "I don't think too many would have given us a chance in this one," Capuano said. Probably not. The Penguins had won 14 of their previous 15 home games against the Islanders. However, Matt Moulson had a goal and an assist for the Islanders, and Casey Cizikas, Michael Grabner and John Taveras also scored for the Islanders (3-2-1). Frans Nielsen had two assists. Nabokov came within 1:09 of the 52nd shutout of his 12-year career b...
BEST OF MAXIM
If the Buffalo Bandits are going to up their win streak to four games this weekend, they’re going to have to do it without the NLL’s all-time leading scorer.
The team announced today that captain John Tavares will not play this Saturday when the team hosts East Division rival Toronto in a rematch of last year’s Division Semi-final contest. The 44-year old Tavares...
New York Islanders winger Colin McDonald delivered a dirty hit on Tuesday night, which he received a penalty for. It’s likely that he’s got even more punishment on the way.
The NHL announced Wednesday that McDonald has earned himself a hearing with the league for his hit on Pittsburgh defenseman Ben Lovejoy in the second period of the Islanders’ win over the Penguins. The hit...
New York Islanders forward Colin McDonald received a two-game suspension from the NHL for boarding Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy during Tuesday night's game. The NHL's Department of Player Safety announced the suspension after a Wednesday hearing. Under terms of the collective bargaining agreement, McDonald will forfeit $7,567.56, based on his annual salary...
Matt Moulson scored a goal and assisted on another, Evgeni Nabokov stopped 37 shots and the New York Islanders dominated the listless Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Tuesday night.
John Tavares scored for the second straight game for New York while Michael Grabner collected his fourth goal of the season and Casey Cizikas found the net for the first time in his career.
It was more than...
The NHL on Wednesday suspended New York Islanders forward Colin McDonald for two games after a boarding incident involving Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy on Tuesday.
In the Islanders' 4-1 win at the Consol Energy Center, McDonald was issued a boarding penalty and a game misconduct for his hit on Lovejoy at the 18:54 mark of the second period. The penalty was served...
It's not often when the team that is supposedly the Stanley Cup contender is getting booed at home loudly and with a lot of frequency in only the second home game of the season.
But that's exactly what happened at the Consol Mausoleum last night, as the "inferior" New York Islanders skated circles around the lackadaisical Penguins, 4-1.
That makes 3 losses out...
New York Islanders (2-2-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (3-2-0)
ROOT, NBCSN, TSN, 7:30 pm/et
CONSOL Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
It's the New York Islanders. Sorry.
If you're reading this post, you have already shown more interest in the Islanders than both Evgeni Nabokov and Lubomir Visnovsky. Hopefully the Pens care more about this game. Otherwise we...
Travis Hamonic says heâs fit to play. Weâll see. Iâd still prefer to see him sit out a day than take the chance of injuring himself further.
The Isles have a limited number of tickets available for Sundayâs 3 pm game against the NJ Devils for only $25 a seat.
Jesse D. Eisenberg has deemed the official Islander pre-game ritual will now be the Shamrock Shake...
According to Art Staple, Travis Hamonic left Winnepeg yesterday in a walking boot with a sprained ankle. Uh oh. It is doubtful he will play tomorrow in Pittsburgh against the Penguins.
Rumor has it, okay, confirmed sources have it, that Lubomir Visnovsky will report to the Islanders no later than February 11th. As the Isles have a home game that night, will he be in the line...
Match-up - New York Islanders (3-2-1) @ New Jersey Devils (3-0-2)
Road/Home records - 2-1-1 -------------- 2-0-0
TV - MSG Plus, MSG Plus 2
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - Devils lead 1-0
Last 10: Islanders 3-2-1 / Devils 3-0-2
Projected starting goalies - Evgeni Nabokov (NYI) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
New York (I...