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Jaroslav Halak was rewarded for his outstanding play with a night off before the Christmas break and the New York Islanders' win streak was promptly halted at four. Halak will be back in net Saturday night when the Islanders visit the Buffalo Sabres, who have returned to their early-season losing ways following a monthlong surge. After starting every game during the win streak and...
Via AP on Fox
1 day 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Price lifts Canadiens to 3-1 win over Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild recover from early deficit, stun Islanders

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Nino Niederreiter tapped in the go-ahead goal with 4:33 left and capped a furious comeback by the Minnesota Wild in a 5-4 win over the New York Islanders 5-4 on Tuesday night. The Wild trailed 3-0 after the first period and 4-1 at the second intermission, but they were fired up midway through the game. Defenseman Keith Ballard was sent to a hospital after...
Via Fox Sports North
18 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Paquette scores key goal as Lightning snap Islanders' win streak

  Cedric Paquette scored a tiebreaking goal late in the first period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning snapped the New York Islanders' five-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory on Saturday night. Ryan Callahan, Valtteri Filppula, Tyler Johnson and Radko Gudas also scored for the Lightning, 7-1-1 over their last nine games. Jason Garrison had two assists, and Ben Bishop improved to...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 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

Have Your Parents Sign Your Permission Slip, We’re Going On A Feels Trip. Bruins Lose.

Oh, Johnny Boychuk in an Islanders jersey. Chad Johnson in the opposing net. I thought I was ready for this. I was not. *deep breath* OK, Marshall, you can do this… It looked like Boychuk would open the scoring early with an absolute Johnny Rocket that zoomed past Niklas Svedberg.Fortunately, Anders Lee has buried Matt Bartkowski into the net, causing a goaltender interference...
Via Days of Y'Orr
October 23, 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

2014-15 New York Islanders Preview: Goaltending Upgrades Increase Playoff Chances

The New York Islanders failed to make the playoffs last season after re-energizing their fanbase with a postseason appearance in the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign. Poor goaltending was one of the primary reasons why New York failed to make the playoffs. The Isles ranked 28th with a 3.15 goals against average and struggled to consistently kill penalties. After making significant...
Via NESN.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Boston Bruins

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 Boston Bruins. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Boston Bruins 2013-14 Season: 54-19-9 117 points – (1st Atlantic Division; 1st Eastern Conference) While the Bruins did not add any NHL players this offseason, they did sign...
Via The PensNation
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2014/15 Metro Division Preview: New York Islanders

Welcome to Buckeye State Hockey’s Metropolitan Division preview for this upcoming season! Through the next week or so, each Buckeye State Hockey writer will analyze a divisional opponent, focusing on strengths and weaknesses. We’ll also be having some comments from bloggers specific to those teams discussing off-season moves or forecasts for the upcoming season. Also, we’ll...
Via BS Hockey
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Niklas Svedberg Has Sights Set On Earning Bruins Backup Goalkeeper Role

Chad Johnson signed with the New York Islanders in free agency this offseason, and the Boston Bruins now need someone to stand behind Tuukka Rask in the backup goalkeeper role. Niklas Svedberg wants to be that man. “I’m going to try to have a good camp here and deserve a spot,” Svedberg told reporters Tuesday after his first day back on the ice for informal practices at Ristuccia...
Via NESN.com
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Checking in on the New York Islanders

Last year: 34-37-11, eighth in the Metro Division. Missed the postseason by 14 points. Key additions: Jaroslav Halak, Mikhail Grabovski, Nikolai Kulemin, Cory Conacher, Chad Johnson, T.J. Brennan Key subtractions: Evgeni Nabokov, Radek Martinek (likely) Franchise direction: The Islanders’ rebuild has been very slow, but it really does look like things are starting to change. The...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Islanders’ Free Agency

We’re 2 weeks into July so it’s time to stop fantasizing about a blockbuster trade for Dion Phaneuf and take a hard look at the work Garth Snow has done thus far this off season. Where did he succeed? Where did he fail? Where can they still improve? Will I ever stop asking rhetorical questions? Okay, onto the grades.Goalies#468752355 / gettyimages.comJaroslav HalakThough this...
Via TopSportsReport
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

FA Frenzy: Islanders sign Chad Johnson

     The Bruins announced earlier this summer that back-up goaltender Chad Johnson would not be returning to play in Boston come next fall. I was saddened by this news, as CJ exceeded my expectations behind Rask last season, but the decision had to be made, and it was time to move on.     Today, at the opening of free-agency, the 28 year old goaltender signed a two-year, $2...
Via BruinsLife
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Bruins Goalie Chad Johnson, Islanders Agree On Two-Year Contract

Chad Johnson was not re-signed by the Boston Bruins after the 2013-14 season, and it didn’t take him long to find a new home when NHL free agency began Tuesday. The veteran goalie has agreed to a two-year contract with the New York Islanders, per Arthur Staple of Newsday. The Boston Globe’s Amalie Benjamin reported the terms of the deal: Terms for Chad Johnson with Islanders...
Via NESN.com
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders Sign G Chad Johnson

#482434583 / gettyimages.com #Isles have signed G Chad Johnson. — Daniel Friedman (@DFriedmanOnNYI) July 1, 2014 The New York Islanders made the move to go out and get a solid backup goalie, signing former Bruins G Chad Johnson. This gives the Islanders a great 1-2 combination in net, with Jaroslav Halak as the starter. This has the potential to be one of the league’s best goalie...
Via TopSportsReport
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins could regret losing Chad Johnson

A backup netminder in the National Hockey League may be one of if not the most underrated and most definitely unappreciative positions in all of sports. The Boston Bruins had one of the best in the business this past season and may soon find out just how valuable Chad Johnson was to the team. The Bruins inked goaltender Niklas Svedberg to a one-year, one way contract on Monday which...
Via isportsweb.com
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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