Found March 20, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Though they managed more goals than in their beatdown in Boston, not much else was different for the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night, registering only 14 shots in a 5-2 loss to the New York Islanders for their eighth-straight loss at the Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs looked to have very little jump in their first game back home after returning from a five-game road trip. Their 14 shot...

Nabokov agrees to 1-year deal with Islanders

Goaltender Evgeni Nabokov has agreed to a deal to play for the New York Islanders next season. The 36-year-old Nabokov is 17-18-3 with a 2.56 goals against average and a .912 save percentage. He played part of last season in the KHL and declined to report to the Islanders after being claimed off waivers. But he returned to the NHL this season and has played well for the Islanders...

Evidently, Evgeni Nabokov likes the Islanders

It wasn't long ago that the hockey world was discussing the rather strange situation surrounding the New York Islanders and Evgeni Nabokov. Last season Nabokov was claimed off waivers by the Islanders but the veteran goaltender refused to report to the team, publicly displaying the fact he didn't want to play for the organization. The rather awkward situation resolved itself...

The state of the Islanders raises a question: when does an NHL team become irrelevant?

I'm not picking on the New York Islanders here, not in the least. I think that they're young still, and need a bit of polishing, but they have some outstanding players on that team. Are they the Eastern Conference's next version of the Blues? Probably not, but their rebuild seems to be plodding along fairly all-right. After all, it takes a hell of a lot of effort...

Islanders ink G Nabokov to one-year extension

New York Islanders goaltender Evgeni Nabokov signed a one-year, $2.75 million contract extension Wednesday that keeps him with the team through next season.Nabokov was claimed on waivers by the Islanders after returning from Russia to sign a $570,000, one-year pact with the Detroit Red Wings. The disgruntled goalie held out for the rest of the season and refused to join the Islanders...

Islanders Re-Sign Nabokov for One Season

Evgeni Nabokov signed a one-year contract extension with the New York Islanders this morning. According to Bob McKenzi of TSN, the deal is worth $2.75 million. “I’m thrilled to commit to this team for next season,” Nabokov said in a team press release. “We have a great group in the locker room of young, talented players and we’re heading in the right direction. I’m excited...

Michael Haley Could Face Six-Game Suspension

Islanders fan favorite Michael Haley could be facing supplementary discipline following a fight filled game on Sunday afternoon between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Worcester Sharks. According to Sharks, Haley jumped Mike Moore, captain of the Sharks, and bloodied his nose during the ensuing fight. Both wound up in the penalty box from the scuffle with Haley getting...

Nabokov Staying With Islanders For One More Year

via Bob McKenzie tweet, Evgeni Nabokov’s new one-year deal with the NYI is $2.75M. The deal does NOT include a No Move or No Trade clause. added 11:55am, UNIONDALE, NY (March 21, 2012) – The New York Islanders announced today that goaltender Evgeni Nabokov has agreed to terms on a one-year contract for the 2012-13 season. “I’m thrilled to commit to this team for next...

Islanders 5, Maple Leafs 2

Matt Moulson scored a power-play goal with just over six minutes remaining, and the New York Islanders beat Toronto 5-2 on Tuesday night, handing the Maple Leafs their eighth straight home loss. PA Parenteau breakaway goal less than two minutes later stretched New York's lead and caused a cascade of boos from disgruntled Maple Leafs fans. Moulson made it 5-2 with an empty-net...

Leafs Hold A “Heart-To-Heart Talk” After Losing To the Islanders

from Steve Buffery of the Toronto Sun, The boos finally began at the 13:56 of the third period, when Mississauga’s Matt Moulson put the New York Islanders ahead 3-2. A few seconds later, a sporadic chant of “Fire Burkie” began. And when Andy Frost announced: “Last minute of play in the game”, a cheer broke among the few fans left inside the Air Canada Centre. And all...

Dare Maxim: Be an Islanders Ice Girl

The Big Leagues What the Puck?! The New York Islanders Tweeted us a dare, and we accepted. See the spectacularly sexy results below!

Islanders-Maple Leafs Preview

The New York Islanders may be all but mathematically assured of finishing in last place again, but the Toronto Maple Leafs' latest march to the end of the season has taken a humiliating turn. The Leafs will try to rebound from their most lopsided defeat in four years by sweeping the season series from the Islanders on Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre. Toronto (32-33-8...
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