Found November 14, 2011 on
Race Review Online:
The New York Islanders have now dropped 1-6-3 in their last ten games following a 4-1 loss in Sunday night's game versus the Vancouver Canucks. The Islanders look to rebound from this skid beginning on Tuesday, when they return home to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, to face their rival, New York Rangers. This game will be the start of a great test for the Islanders, who will face three of the original six teams on their homestretch this week, as the Rangers will be entering Tuesday night's game following a six game winning-streak.
Also building on some success of his own is 19-year-old Swiss native Nino Niederreiter. Niederreiter, the New York Islanders' fifth overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, suffered a groin injury in an Islanders preseason game against the New Jersey Devils on Sept. 24. Nino had since been day-to-day on the IR, until recently being sent to the Islanders' AHL equivalent, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, to play a maximum of two weeks on conditioning assignment. RW forward Nino Niederreiter recorded three goals in his last three games with the Sound Tigers (his third goal being on a penalty shot), as well as one assist and a +4 rating. Niederreiter has been re-called from Bridgeport as of today and is eligible to play for the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
The Islanders have accumulated a League-low 29 goals through 14 games, all without Niederreiter in the line-up. Islanders Head Coach Jack Capuano has recently made some changes to his lines in order to spark more offense. However, John Tavares and the Islanders' top line still remain the key offensive contributors for this struggling team. Nino Niederreiter may be the offensive threat the Islanders are missing.
Niederreiter last played for the Islanders on a nine game NHL tryout in 2010, before being sent back to his WHL team, the Portland Winterhawks. Through 55 games in Portland, Niederreiter finished his sophomore WHL season with 41 goals and 29 assists for a combined total of 70 points. Expect Niederreiter to be in the line-up for the New York Islanders in his 2011 NHL season debut on Tuesday, Nov. 15, versus the New York Rangers.
BEST OF MAXIM
New York Islanders 2010 first-round pick Nino Niederreiter will make his season debut in Tuesday's game against the rival New York Rangers.
The 19-year-old right wing recently joined the club following a two-week conditioning stint in the AHL. He had suffered a groin injury during training camp.
Niederreiter, the fifth overall pick in 2010, had a goal and an assist in nine...
The New York Islanders announced today that forward Nino Niederreiter has been recalled from his conditioning assignment with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. ...
I wasn't going to start a new entry, but it looks like I should.
Nino Niederreiter is definitely IN, but Jack Capuano will not release the name of the one who sits until closer to game time.
Evgeni Nabokov will be back in goal tonight. According to Art Staple, his only win this season was against the Rangers. We need another one tonight.
You never know what you’re going to get when you go to an AHL game.
Maybe you see a scrub who was placed on waivers or sent down, or a rehabilitating top two forward.
Or, maybe, you’ll just witness an act of utter embarrassment by some guy you probably never heard of.
If you’ve never heard of Dane Byers, it’s because he’s played in all of six NHL games in his...
The New York Rangers (9-3-3) visit the New York Islanders (4-7-3) at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 213Live Stream:http://www.firstrowsports.tv/watch/92174/1/watch-new-york-islanders-vs-new-york-rangers.htmlProbable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan...
The New York Rangers (10-3-3) defeated the New York Islanders (4-8-3) by the score of 4-2, tonight. For a boxscore and recap go to Yahoo! Sports....as you would have expected the Islanders gave the Rangers everything they had and I'm very impressed that the Blueshirts were able to hold off this very inspired team. Never easy for the Rangers on Long Island....tonight is why it...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the New York Islanders tomorrow at Nassau Colieseum (7:00 p.m.), as they look to extend their six-game winning streak. The Blueshirts currently rank second in the Atlantic Division standings, and fourth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 9-3-3 (21 pts). The Rangers enter tomorrow’s contest having [...]
The Islanders’ power play has been an Achilles’ heel all season long. And last night was no different, as they fell to the Rangers 4-2 at Nassau Coliseum for their fourth consecutive loss, going 1-for-4 with the man advantage. The Isles had been 0-for-3 on the power play before Matt...
That is exactly what tonight is for the New York Rangers as they take on the New York Islanders in Long Island.
The Blueshirts are riding a 6-game winning streak while the New York Islanders are one of the worst teams in the National Hockey League. With that said, however, it is more than likely that the Islanders will be up for tonight’s tilt in front of their fans.
title: 'Live Game Updates for',
subject: 'Game 16: New York Rangers @ New York Islanders',
Matt Moulson’s goal with five minutes remaining in the second period was not enough offense for the Islanders as they lost 4-1 to the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night at the Roge...
The Vancouver Canucks will play their first home game in over two weeks when they host the struggling New York Islanders tonight at Rogers Arena.