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Wings Soar Above Islanders 4-1

TONIGHT’S RECAP Special teams did the Islanders in on Saturday afternoon at the Joe Louis Arena as they dropped their second consecutive game, 4-1. It was the first time the Islanders have lost in Detroit in 10 years. The league’s best power play unit took no time in making the Islanders pay for an early Mikhail Grabovski mistake. Three and a half minutes into the game, the winger...
Via Islanders Insight
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders vs Detroit Red Wings: Pregame Report

New York Islanders at Detroit Red Wings: Pregame Report When: Saturday, January 31, 2015Where: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MichiganTime: 2:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The New York Islanders look to get back on track as well as continue their dominance of the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis arena...
Via Islanders Insight
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things We Think We Think

The New York Islanders defeated the New York Rangers on Tuesday night 4-1 before losing to the Boston Bruins 5-2 last night since the last version of this column. With the team still a very healthy 32-15-1, they will have to survive without second leading scorer, Kyle Okposo, for another five to seven weeks and are now dealing with an injury to fourth line center, Casey Cizikas,...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders Vs Boston Bruins Pregame Report

Boston Bruins at New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Thursday, January 29, 2015Where: Nassau Coliseum , Uniondale, New YorkTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker), LI News Radio 103.9 FM   The snow still on the frozen ground reminds us that we are right smack in the middle of the East coast winter season. It also...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 1/29/15

The New York Islanders march towards the playoffs – that’s right, I said playoffs – continues tonight at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum as they take on the Boston Bruins, who come in riding a streak of their own at 6-1-3 over their last 10 games. New York is coming off an impressive 4-1 victory over rival New York Rangers on Tuesday and it will be interesting to see...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Deke Squad All-Star Edition: Offense, D, Special Teams & Coaching

There are four separate but equal writers on this collaboration. Each brings you their slant on New York Islanders hockey. Here, Rich, Chris, Eric, and Jon give you their story. Welcome to the Deke Squad! – ALL-STAR EDITION Topics up for discussion: Midseason Report Cards Today, the boys on Deke Squad break down the New York Islanders’ performance as the season takes a break...
Via Islanders Insight
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders: By The Numbers (Vol. 4)

Something strange is happening. With each addition of “By the Numbers,” the New York Islanders seem to get better and better. Coincidence? 100%. But let’s just assume these have some magical powers behind them. The Islanders have played 46 games and head into the All-Star break atop the tight Metropolitan Division with 63 points. They’ve reached 30 wins in franchise-record...
Via Islanders Insight
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Need to ‘Backup’ Their Winning Ways

There’s nothing remiss in saying that the New York Islanders have a goaltending issue to remedy. It’s not a problem, but it’s an issue that can become one in relative short order. Backup goaltender and former Boston Bruin Chad Johnson is not living up to his expectations, much to the dismay of all those involved. There’s nothing salvageable from his play at the moment, with...
Via Islanders Insight
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Batten Down The Hatches: Islanders Top Shelf: 1/11/15

The New York Islanders executed their first sixty minute complete effort in weeks last night in Columbus, defeating the Blue Jackets by a score of 5-2. It was the second straight win for New York and on the tail end of a back to back, making the significance that much greater. It also came with backup goaltender Chad Johnson in goal, hopefully giving the struggling netminder some...
Via Islanders Insight
20 days ago  |  Discuss

High Five: Isles Get First Ever Regulation Win in Columbus

TONIGHT’S RECAP Good news, Islanders fans: a three-goal third period lead was held. And it was done so quite impressively as the Isles win their second straight, defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Nationwide Center by a score of 5-2. Columbus has not been a friendly place for the Islanders. Entering Saturday night, they were 1-7-2 all-time against the Blue Jackets in their...
Via Islanders Insight
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders use big second period get better of Blue Jackets

  Brian Strait had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders used a three-goal second period to power past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Saturday night. Nikolay Kulemin, Matt Martin, Anders Lee and Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who remained in first place in the Metropolitan Division with a second win in as many nights. Ryan Strome and Thomas Hickey each had...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders use big second period to top Blue Jackets 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Brian Strait had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders used a three-goal second period to power past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Saturday night. Nikolay Kulemin, Matt Martin, Anders Lee and Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who remained in first place in the Metropolitan Division with a second win in as many nights. Ryan Strome and Thomas...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders use big second period to top Blue Jackets 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Brian Strait had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders used a three-goal second period to power past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Saturday night. Nikolay Kulemin, Matt Martin, Anders Lee and Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who remained in first place in the Metropolitan Division with a second win in as many nights. Ryan Strome and Thomas...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 1/9/14

The New York Islanders return to the East Coast, and their next four games are to be played against Metropolitan Division rivals. Thirteen straight games will be played against Eastern Conference opponents. With the Islanders only three points ahead of the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals, has their been any stretch as crucial as this one in 2014-15? Anyways, the 10 things...
Via Islanders Insight
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 1/2/14

The Winter Classic is supposed to be one of the NHL’s biggest events of the season, but this year’s game between the Washington Capitals and the Chicago Blackhawks at Nationals Park didn’t seem to draw too much interest.Don’t get me wrong: the game was great, as was the atmosphere, but I think the NHL has to do a better job getting these games in iconic venues. Last year’s...
Via Islanders Insight
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Price stops 37 shots to lift Canadiens to win over Islanders

  Carey Price made 37 saves, and Andrei Markov and Brendan Gallagher scored second-period goals as the Montreal Canadiens cooled off the New York Islanders with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night. Markov, in his 800th NHL game, and Gallagher beat backup goalie Chad Johnson 5:17 apart to erase a 1-0 deficit. Montreal has won five of six, with Price allowing two goals or fewer in each game...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps beats Isles 5-2 at Verizon Center

The Washington Capitals got a much needed Metro Division win with a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders.  The win evenly splits a home and home series with the Isles. The Capitals drove up a 2-0 lead in the first period, before collapsing late, and heading into the first intermission in a 2-2 tie and feeling deflated.  Andre Burakovsky scored his 4th of the season on the Washington...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Islanders at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: Sun Sports Game time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. It's taken the New York Islanders almost seven years to win five straight games. Judging by the improvements they've made, win streaks should be coming around much more frequently this season. New York faces a difficult challenge Saturday night when it visits a Tampa Bay Lightning team aiming to rebound from its first...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov leads Avalanche to 5-0 win over Islanders

Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots and earned his 14th career shutout as the Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Islanders 5-0 at the Pepsi Center on Thursday night. Varlamov has now stopped 89-of-91 shots in the last two games. The Avalanche (3-4-4) have earned at least one point in five consecutive games. Cody McLeod set the tone early with a goal just 2:34 into the game. Jan Hejda...
Via Mile High Sports
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson stops 30 shots to lead Islanders over Bruins

  Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. The Bruins played the last 50 minutes without captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara, who left in the first period with an undisclosed injury...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson Makes Timely Save To Give Islanders 3-2 Win Over Bruins (Video)

The Boston Bruins gave it all they had in the final minutes of their matchup with the New York Islanders, but Isles goalkeeper Chad Johnson kept his team out of trouble. With just over 20 seconds on the clock, the B’s were down by one goal and were being aggressive at the net. Forwards Carl Soderberg and Reilly Smith each made a shot on goal, but Johnson wasn’t letting anything...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson stops 30 shots, Islanders beat Bruins 3-2

BOSTON (AP) Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. The Bruins played the last 50 minutes without captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara, who left in the first period with an undisclosed...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Expected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Islanders

BOSTON — The New York Islanders are in town and two former Bruins will play key roles in their chances of defeating the Original Six club Thursday night at TD Garden. Veteran defenseman Johnny Boychuk will face the Bruins for the first time since he was traded to the Islanders on Oct. 4. He’s already made a strong impact on the Isles blue line with two goals and four assists...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders Goalie Chad Johnson To Start Against Former Bruins Teammates

BOSTON — New York Islanders backup goalie Chad Johnson will make his second start of the season Thursday night at TD Garden against his former Bruins teammates. Islanders head coach Jack Capuano confirmed the news during his morning availability. Johnson is 1-0 with the Isles in two appearances. He’s posted a 2.25 goals against average and a .897 save percentage. The 28-year...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: New York Islanders

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the New York Islanders  By: Annie Shean (@JustPuckIt) 2013 Season: 34-37-11  79pts – (8th Metropolitan Division; 14th Eastern Conference) Free Agents Signed: Cory Conchar, Buffalo (LW/RW) Jaroslav Halak, Washington Capitals...
Via The PensNation
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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