Flyers F Van Riemsdyk returns for Game 5

Philadelphia Flyers forward James van Riemsdyk will play in Game 5 against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday.Van Riemsdyk hasn't played since breaking his left foot on March 1 when he blocked a shot by New York Islanders defenseman Milan Jurcina.Van Riemsdyk had 11 goals and 13 assists in 43 regular season games.Forward Zac Rinaldo was scratched to make room for the 22-year-old...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Islanders lost to the Blue Jackets 7-3 in their season finale

The Columbus Blue Jackets (29-46-7, 65 pts) beat the New York Islanders (34-37-11, 79 pts) 7-3, tonight at the Nationwide Arena. 2nd Period: Milan Jurcina scored the Islanders first goal (3) of the game. Kyle Okposo scored his 24th goal of the season. 3rd Period: Michael Grabner scored a meaningless goal (20). Goalie: Al Montoya was awful by allowing 7 goals to score and made...
Via Sports Blog Net
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers LW van Riemsdyk to miss at least a month

Philadelphia Flyers left wing James van Riemsdyk suffered a broken bone in his foot during Thursday's game against the New York Islanders. Van Riemsdyk was hurt when he blocked a slap shot by Islanders defenseman Milan Jurcina with his left foot. X-rays taken between periods revealed the break. The 22-year-old van Riemsdyk is expected to be sidelined at least a month, but will...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Dee Karl: Trade Day: Who Will Go?

I'd like to apologize that I am at work and relegated to streaming radio and Twitter and not holed up in a room with other bloggers waiting for trade news to hit. So, yes... News has it that Nabokov and Snow are continuing to negotiate today as Snow doesn't really want to let him go. However, P.A. Parenteau is reported by TSN's Bob McKenzie as up for grabs along with...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Parenteau sparks Isles

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- The Islanders are making the most of the little offense they are producing on the road. P.A. Parenteau scored early in the third period, Evgeni Nabokov made 37 saves, and the Islanders beat the Jets 3-1 Tuesday night. Parenteau redirected a shot by Milan Jurcina for...
Via NY Post
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Worst +/- In The League

For much of the season Eric Staal has had the worst +/- rating in the league.  He no longer is the league worst.  He appears to be going in the right direction finally.  This leaves behind Milan Jurcina of the New York Islanders with the worst +/- in the league.  He is stuck at -23. Jurcina is not an offensive power.  He has only six points so far this season.  He has never...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Jurcina gives Isles best shot

Looking across the Islanders’ locker room last week, Brian Rolston kiddingly turned to the big man in the corner, his barrel chest hardly contained by the light-blue undershirt.“Hey, Juice,” Rolston said, “I think they clocked you at 110 today.”Milan Jurcina laughed, and in the decidedly understated manner of...
Via NY Post
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Road to the Coliseum: Milan Jurcina

Share In Liptovsky, Slovakia, Milan Jurcina grew up far away from the center of the hockey world. With a pond outside the front of his house, Jurcina was never far from the game. Slovakia...
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Jurcina close to return, Niederreiter to skate with team by next week

Uniondale, NY -- Milan Jurcina and Nino Niederreiter are making progress to return to the Islanders lineup. “Jurcina , I think, is ready to go when called upon,” Islanders head coach Jack Capuano said following his teams 3-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. “Nino should skate with the team if not by the end of the week then by the first of the week.” Both players have yet...
Via Islanders Hockey Blog
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss

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