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The Islanders will be good this year, for real this time

Last season the Islanders were a good team whose playoff hopes were torpedoed by shoddy goaltending. They had the 3rd worst combined save percentage 5 on 5 thanks to the underwhelming efforts of Evgeni Nabokov, Anders Nilsson, and Kevin Poulin. All three goaltenders had a GSAA (goals saved above average) of -9.5 or worse; that’s continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders News: Kevin Poulin avoids arbitration

Rejoice Islanders fans, Kevin Poulin remains.#464854823 / gettyimages.comNew York Islander fans, SportsNet has some great news for your goaltending depth. Kevin Poulin has agreed to"A one-year, two-way deal that pays $650,000 at the NHL level and $175,000 at the AHL level ($270,000 guaranteed)".The 24 year old doesn't seem to figure into the Isles plans any longer...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Poulin, Islanders agree to two-year contract: report

The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with goaltender Kevin Poulin on a two-year contract, Tim Wharnsby of CBC.ca reported. The signing would avoid a salary arbitration hearing. It is a two-way contract worth $650,000 in the NHL and $175,000 in the minors, Wharnsby reported. Poulin went 11-16-1 with an .891 save percentage and a 3.29 goals-average against in 28 games for the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Poulin has 32 saves, Islanders beat Predators 3-1

John Tavares, Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Kyle Okposo scored and Kevin Poulin made 32 saves as the New York Islanders beat the Nashville Predators 3-1 Tuesday night to snap a four-game losing streak. The 23-year-old Poulin was sharp throughout as the Islanders (7-9-3) played a strong game following a dismal road trip during which they lost four games without recording a point. Predators...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Isles backup Kevin Poulin may get the call soon

Most of the Islanders wait roughly two minutes to see action. Two or three line shifts and the skaters come over the boards and into the fray. Kevin Poulin whose job description is "backup goalie" sat for seven days before he was called to be Evgeni Nabokov's proxy (a 3-2 loss to Chicago) and since has waited another 13 days. With back-to-back games coming this week...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL, NHLPA will tweak goalie gear…sort of

As the Score's Kevin Poulin notes, the NHL and NHLPA have come to something of an agreement regarding the league's desire to reduce the thigh rises of goalies' pads. Per InGoal Magazine's Kevin Woodley: Told NHL gets its 10% reduction on goalie pad knee-to-thigh allowance (~2" avg) but PA balked at enforcing thigh rise separately with 8" max —...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Poulin accepts qualifying offer

New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin has accepted the team's one-year, two-way qualifying offer. The 23-year-old Poulin, who will earn $1.3 million in the deal announced Monday, played in five games last season with the Islanders after being recalled from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League on Feb. 23. He went 1-3 with a 3.02 goals-against average and .893 save percentage...
Via AP on Fox
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

G Kevin Poulin accepts qualifying offer from Isles

New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin has accepted the team's one-year, two-way qualifying offer. The 23-year-old Poulin, who would earn $1.3 million in the deal announced Monday, played in five games last season with the Islanders after being recalled from Bridgeport of the AHL on Feb. 23. He went 1-3 with a 3.02 goals-against average and .893 save percentage. In 21 career...
Via AP on Fox
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Calvin de Haan Called Up and Kevin Poulin Starting Tonight

It is Calvin de Haan who will join the Islanders for tonight’s game. The de Haan call up was made official this morning. Last night reports indicated it would be either de Haan or Aaron Ness who would be called up in the wake of an injury to Steve Staios. The injury to Staios is being called “an upper body injury” by the team, but reports indicate that he is suffering from...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Kevin Poulin Returned to AHL Bridgeport

The Islanders returned Kevin Poulin to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers yesterday. Poulin did not see any game action in the week he spent as Al Montoya’s back up. The move appears to be a precursor to the return of Evgeni Nabokov, who has been on injured reserve retroactively since November 17 with a groin injury. Prior to the injury he was 1-5-0 with a .910 save percentage in eight...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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