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Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5/4/16

Last night’s loss was a very tough game to stomach. The Islanders responded to Saturday’s dismal performance in Tampa and they were in great position to win. However, the Lightning proved to be just as resilient as the Isles, scoring in the last minute of regulation with Ben Bishop pulled, then winning early in OT via a Brian Boyle goal. The home team played an excellent first...
Via Islanders Insight
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL Playoff Capsules

NEW YORK (AP) Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series. Nikita Kucherov tied it in the final minute of regulation, and Ryan Callahan, Victor Hedman and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored for the Lightning. Ben Bishop stopped 35 shots. On the winning...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning complete furious comeback, beat Islanders in OT

NEW YORK -- Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series.Nikita Kucherov tied it in the final minute of regulation, and Ryan Callahan, Victor Hedman and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored for the Lightning. Ben Bishop stopped 35 shots.On the winning goal...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

EC Semi’s Game 3 Recap: Lightning 5 – Islanders 4 OT – Boyle Lifts Lightning

Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series. Nikita Kucherov tied it in the final minute of regulation, and Ryan Callahan, Victor Hedman and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored for the Lightning. Ben Bishop stopped 35 shots. On the winning goal, the...
Via Lightning Shout
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boyle's OT goal lifts Lightning past Islanders 5-4 in Game 3

NEW YORK (AP) Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series. Nikita Kucherov tied it in the final minute of regulation, and Ryan Callahan, Victor Hedman and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored for the Lightning. Ben Bishop stopped 35 shots. On the winning...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning score late in regulation before taking Game 3 in overtime

NEW YORK (AP) -- Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series.Nikita Kucherov tied it in the final minute of regulation, and Ryan Callahan, Victor Hedman and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored for the Lightning. Ben Bishop stopped 35 shots.On the winning...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Keys to a New York Islanders Victory in Game 3

For the fourth straight playoff series, the Islanders come back home for Game 3 with the series tied up at one apiece. In the last two series, New York has won the third game to take an early lead. Against Tampa Bay, the Islanders will look to rebound from a disappointing last four periods on the road in front of their home Brooklyn crowd. Here are three things the Islanders need...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Strike Back Against Isles

Tyler Johnson had two goals and an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders, 4-1, on Saturday to even the second-round series. Lightning goalie Ben Bishop rebounded after being pulled in second period of Game 1 to make 19 saves.
Via Sports On Earth
4 days ago

Tyler Johnson's 2 goals help Lightning even series with Islanders

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tyler Johnson had two goals and an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-1 on Saturday to even the second-round series at a game apiece.Lightning goalie Ben Bishop rebounded after being pulled in second period of Game 1 to make 19 saves. He gave up four goals on 13 shots Wednesday night in a 5-3 loss.Jonathan Drouin and Victor Hedman each...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning take control of Game 2 early, even up series with Islanders

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tyler Johnson had two goals and an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-1 on Saturday to even the second-round series at a game apiece.Lightning goalie Ben Bishop rebounded after being pulled in second period of Game 1 to make 19 saves. He gave up four goals on 13 shots Wednesday night in a 5-3 loss.Jonathan Drouin and Victor Hedman...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson has 2 goals and assist, Lightning beat Islanders 4-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tyler Johnson had two goals and an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-1 on Saturday to even the second-round series at a game apiece. Lightning goalie Ben Bishop rebounded after being pulled in second period of Game 1 to make 19 saves. He gave up four goals on 13 shots Wednesday night in a 5-3 loss. Jonathan Drouin and Victor Hedman...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders Three Keys to Victory in Round 2, Game 2

The New York Islanders went into Tampa Bay with momentum on their side. The Isles upped their streak to three consecutive playoff wins in a 5-3 victory over the Lightning. With a 1-0 series lead heading into Game 2, the Islanders still have plenty of work left to do. First Key: Continue Getting to Ben Bishop The Islanders had outstanding numbers against Lightning goaltender Ben...
Via Islanders Insight
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders Game 2: Three Things To Look For

After a couple of needed days of rest, the Islanders go back to work against the Lightning in Game 2 tomorrow afternoon at 3 PM. Here are three things to watch for when the two teams take the ice in Tampa 1. Tenacious Tampa The Lightning are going to come out like a house on fire. Except for a late surge, the Islanders badly outplayed Tampa for most of the game. The Isles have to...
Via Islanders Insight
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Islanders Continue to Keep Tampa at Bay in Game Two?

Round 2 Game 2: New York Islanders @ Tampa Bay Lightning When: Saturday, April 30, 2016Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, FLTime: 3:00 PM EDTTV: NBCRadio: WCBS Newsradio 880, WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM, WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) Getty Images For however unfamiliar the New York Islanders are with the Second Round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, being up 1-0 in a series is...
Via Islanders Insight
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cooper: We couldn't bail out Bishop in Game 1

Ben Bishop and Jon Cooper are determined that Game 2 will be different, that both the goalie and the coach will approach the New York Islanders with a better strategy.
Via SportsNetCanada
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Ben Bishop 4/28

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Via Lightning Shout
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Continue To Solve Lightning Goalie Ben Bishop

On a night many thought would be celebratory for Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop, the Islanders notched four goals past him on their way to a 5-3 victory in Game 1 of the Second Round. Prior to puck drop, Bishop was named a Vezina Trophy finalist—awarded annually to an NHL goaltender “adjudged to be the best at this position,” by the 30 general managers. The unusually...
Via Islanders Insight
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop, Braden Holtby, Jonathan Quick Named Vezina Finalists

Ben Bishop, Braden Holtby and Jonathan Quick have been named as the three finalists for the 2016 Vezina Trophy, honoring the NHL’s best goaltender for the 2015-16 season. The Vezina finalists are the top three vote getters after all NHL general managers have submitted ballots naming who they believe to be the league’s best goaltenders. The winner will be named at the 2016 NHL...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

Three Takeaways From Wednesday’s Game 1 Victory

Despite a quick turnaround after playing consecutive double-overtime games, the New York Islanders traveled down to Tampa Bay and took the Lightning by storm. After giving up another early lead, the Islanders then went on to score four unanswered goals and forced Vezina Trophy finalist Ben Bishop to the bench. They withstood a late push by the home team, and an injury to their coach...
Via Islanders Insight
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Conference Semifinals Preview

For some fans, the dream of watching their team win the cup is still alive, but for others, it’s all over. Congratulations to the eight teams moving on, but the job is far from finished. The first round had some surprises, and there will be more in the next. So who’s got a chance at advancing to the Conference Final? Eight teams will continue the journey, but only four will make...
Via The Fantasy Fix
6 days ago  |  Discuss

“Big Ben” Bishop Is A Vezina Trophy Finalist

The Lightning’s “Big Ben” Bishop was named a Vezina Trophy Finalist yesterday by he NHL general managers. Here is the release from the NHL: Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals and Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings are the three finalists for the 2015-16 Vezina Trophy, which is awarded “to the goalkeeper adjudged to be the...
Via Lightning Shout
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bishop struggles as Lightning fall to Islanders in Game 1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Shane Prince scored twice during a three-goal first period and John Tavares had a goal and an assist in the New York Islanders' 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series. Taking up where he left off in helping the Islanders advance beyond the first round for the first time in 23 years, Tavares assisted...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vezina nominee Bishop pulled after giving up 4 in series opener

Watch as Vezina nominee Ben Bishop gets the hook after the Islanders put up four goals on him in their series opener.
Via SportsNetCanada
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Names Vezina Trophy Finalists

It is official the list of Vezina Trophy finalists are out and it includes Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals and Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings. The Vezina Trophy is awarded to the goalie who is supposed to be the best at his position. The finalists are chosed by the general managers of the 30 clubs and the top three are the...
Via Beyond The Benches
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop, Braden Holtby, and Jonathan Quick are your 2016 Vezina Trophy finalists

Unlike a year ago when Montreal’s Carey Price was the no-doubt-about-it winner of the Vezina Trophy, the 2015-16 season had no sure thing. Three weeks ago, THN made the case for the 10 goalies who were deserving of votes. On Wednesday, the NHL unveiled the three finalists for the award given to “the goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at this position.” They are Tampa Bay...
Via The Hockey News
7 days ago
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