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Islanders Gain Traction in Exciting Playoff Race

As the season winds down, many fans are refreshing the NHL standings furiously to find out their team’s positioning in the playoff race (By the way, we have you covered daily right here). The New York Islanders, who are all but assured a playoff spot of some kind, were slipping in the standings after an 0-6-1 run at home before beating the Detroit Red Wings in what Doc Emrick would...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders place forward Grabner on injured reserve

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The New York Islanders have placed forward Michael Grabner on injured reserve before their game at the Buffalo Sabres. It was not immediately clear Sunday what Grabner's injury was after he played in a 2-1 loss at Boston a day earlier. Grabner had missed the first 25 games of the season while recovering from hernia surgery. He has five goals and seven points in...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
January 29, 2015  |  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...
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January 06, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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February 16, 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...
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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...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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