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Tuukka Rask Makes Incredible Stick Save To Deny Isles’ Michael Grabner (Video)

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask has performed at a Vezina Trophy-caliber level in January and he continued his strong play through the first period and a half of Thursday’s game against the New York Islanders. With a little over five minutes played in the second period, Islanders forward Michael Grabner had a wide open net at the edge of the crease, but his shot was kept...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Part Two: What if Europe’s World Cup Roster was Chosen Today?

Michael Grabner (AUS) – Anze Kopitar (SLO) – Thomas Vanek (AUS) Analysis: This line, featuring three players from two non-traditional hockey markets, could prove to be one of the most talented. Both Vanek and Grabner have played together before in international events, with the 2014 Olympics being the most recent example. The pair are longtime staples of the Austrian team...
Via The Hockey House
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Welcome Back Grabner

The New York Islanders get an injection of speed and new blood into their lineup as they take on the Vancouver Canucks tonight to close out their Western Canada road trip. Coming off a performance on Sunday in Edmonton that can only be classified as their worst game of the season thus far, now could be the perfect time for it. Michael Grabner, extremely useful and dangerous on the...
Via Islanders Insight
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Injury Update: Michael Grabner undergoes hernia surgery, expected to be out 4-6 weeks

For the New York Islanders, it appears that some of their speed has been put on ice for awhile. According to Lighthouse Hockey, the nagging injury that had been plaguing forward Michael Grabner has been pinpointed as a sports hernia. Grabner has already had surgery to correct the issue and is expected to miss four to six weeks. #456880181 / Grabner is a key piece...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Grabner turns on the jets, blows by Winnipeg defensemen for OT goal

Michael Grabner is widely believed to be the fastest player in the NHL for a good reason. On Wednesday night during overtime, the Swiss right winger blew by Winnipeg Jets defenseman Zach Bogosian right through the middle of the ice, beating goaltender Ondrej Pavelec under his blocker. The goal was Grabner’s second OT goal of the season and 12th overall. [Highlight Hub] The post...
Via Diehardsport
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Grabner's 2 goals lead Austria past Norway 3-1

Michael Grabner scored two goals and Mathias Lange made 34 saves as Austria held off Norway 3-1 on Sunday for its first victory at the Olympic men's hockey tournament. Michael Raffl scored in the first period for Austria, which finished third in its group at 1-2. Austria and Norway both lost to Canada and Finland, who met later in the day to decide the group winner. Grabner, the...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Austria’s Michael Grabner Beat Tuukka Rask Three Times For Sochi’s First Hat-Trick

Despite the fact that Austria was severely outmatched by Finland in their preliminary matchup in Sochi on Thursday, Michael Grabner was able to put on a show in a losing effort. Grabner – the 26-year old New York Islanders representative – had the first hat-trick of the 2014 Winter Olympics, beating Tuukka Rask for three of Austria’s four goals in a 8-4 loss. His first (above...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Grabner's OT goal helps Islanders get past Avalanche

Away from home, the New York Islanders have been tough to beat lately. Michael Grabner knocked in a shot from the slot at 1:46 of overtime, giving the Islanders a 2-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. It was the sixth road win in a row for the Islanders, who forced overtime when Brock Nelson's goal early in the third period evened the score. ''We've been a decent...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Grabner's OT goal lifts Islanders past Avs 2-1

Michael Grabner knocked in a shot from the slot at 1:46 of overtime, giving the New York Islanders a 2-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. It was the sixth road win in a row for the Islanders, who forced the overtime when Brock Nelson's goal early in the third period evened the score. Brian Strait helped set up the winner with a pass to Grabner in the Avalanche zone...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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