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JEAN-FRANCOIS BERUBE RUMORS

Islanders will have to show a little patience with backup goalie

There will be times during this upcoming nine-game road trip when the Islanders are going to need backup goalie Jean-Francois Berube to win a tight game. Although he backstopped them to a 6-4 win over the Devils on Sunday night at Barclays Center, his sixth start of the season left a little to be desired....
Via New York Post
9 days ago

The Islanders waiving Halak is more personal than strategic

The New York Islanders have cut ties with Jaroslav Halak and you’re damn right it was personal. The Islanders announced the stunning move on Friday. #Isles Transaction: Jaroslav Halak has been placed on waivers. — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) December 30, 2016 “You’re always evaluating your team, it doesn’t matter what position,” Snow said after practice...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Isles goalies Berube, Gibson combine in 3-0 win vs Flyers

Jean-Francois Berube and Christopher Gibson combined for 28 saves to lead the New York Islanders over a Philadelphia Flyers split-squad team 3-0 on Monday night in New York. Berube and Gibson made 14 saves each. Berube played 30:41, while Gibson was in net for 29:08. Shane Prince, Joshua Ho-Sang and Michael Dal Colle scored third-period goals for New York. Anthony Stolarz allowed...
Via Associated Press
September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Berube agrees to one-year deal with Islanders

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year deal with goaltender Jean-Francois Berube Berube, 24, made his NHL debut with the Islanders last season, posting a 3-2-1 record with a 2.71 goals-against average and .914 save percentage in seven games. The Islanders claimed Berube off waivers from the Kings on Oct. 6, 2015. He led the American Hockey League with...
Via Associated Press
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders goalie tries to toss puck to fans, fails miserably

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.That's a lesson New York Islanders goaltender Jean-Francois Berube learned Wednesday after the Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators, 3-1. The 24-year-old netminder ran into a few hilarious mishaps while trying to toss a puck to a fan.Poor Berube. You have to admire his perseverance though.Berube does not have a ton of practice tossing pucks...
Via FOX Sports
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

J.F. Berube and Ryan Pulock Get The Call Tonight

Jack Capuano announced that rookies Jean-Francois Berube will be in net and Ryan Pulock will be on the blueline as the New York Islanders host the Ottawa Senators at Barclays Center tonight (7pm). Berube and Pulock will play tonight. #Isles — Scott Charles (@ScottmCharles) March 23, 2016 Berube will replace Thomas Greiss who has performed capably since replacing Jaroslav Halak...
Via Islanders Insight
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Berube Earns First Career Victory as Islanders Top the Wild

Brooklyn, N.Y.—A second period surge led the New York Islanders to a 5-3 victory against the Minnesota Wild at Barclays Center. Despite both of the Islanders top two goaltenders healthy, coach Jack Capuano decided to use his third-string goaltender, Jean-Francois Berube. He stopped 40 shots in his first career NHL victory. A sluggish first frame by the Islanders had them trailing...
Via Islanders Insight
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Berube, Nelson lead Islanders to 5-3 win over Wild

NEW YORK (AP) Brock Nelson's team-leading 20th goal broke a tie late in the second period, Jean-Francois Berube made 40 saves for his first NHL win, and the New York Islanders beat the Minnesota Wild 5-3 Tuesday night. Mikhail Grabovski and John Tavares each had a goal and an assist, and Anders Lee and Frans Nielsen also scored for the Islanders. Charlie Coyle, Jason Pominville...
Via Associated Press
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders tab Berube to receive second career start vs. Wild

The New York Islanders raised a few eyebrows on Tuesday morning by naming Jean-Francois Berube their starting goaltender in their first game following the NHL All-Star break.While the Islanders have been idle since Jan. 25, Berube has been quite active - winning all four of his starts with Bridgeport of the American Hockey League over the last two weeks. The 24-year-old Quebec native...
Via FOX Sports
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Claim Jean-Francois Berube Off Waivers

The Islanders hit the waiver wire today and claimed some insurance in case Jaroslav Halak has to miss a few games. With only Thomas Greiss as an NHL starting goaltender, and the third-string goalie being a very green Stephon Williams, the Isles went out and plucked goalie jean-Francois Berube off of waivers from the L.A. Kings. Now, Berube is not going to be competing for the backup...
Via Islanders Insight
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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