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Islanders Insight: 4|28|15- Thank You

The Islanders were eliminated from the 2014-15 postseason last night, losing 2-1 in the decisive Game 7 to the Washington Capitals. The loss ends the Isles’ (mainly) fairy-tale season, and more importantly, the reign of the Nassau Coliseum. New York will now be playing their games in Brooklyn, sharing the Barclays Center with the Brooklyn Nets. This short blurb could be an angry...
Via Islanders Insight
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Finish Year of Almosts With Game 7 Loss

This one hurt more than most. The Islanders surprised everyone with a 101 point regular season and looked unstoppable in the first half of the year. But injuries caught up with them and they stumbled down the stretch. What was looking like a first place finish turned into a third place finish and another year of almost. The Isles almost had home ice. They almost made it to Round...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders And Capitals Set For Final Battle – Game Seven Pregame

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals: Game 7: Pregame Report When: Monday, April 27th, 2015 Where: Verizon Center , Washington, DC Time: 7:30 p.m. ET TV: MSG+, NBCSN Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The game that most predicted would happen before this series began will be played tonight in the nation’s capital; Game 7 between the New York Islanders...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders force Game 7

Heading into Game 6 at the Nassau Coliseum, the New York Islanders faced elimination from the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs trailing the series 3-2 against the Washington Capitals. After a bad 5-1 loss in Game 5, the Islanders were able to pull it back together and play a great game in front of an energetic crowd at what could potentially be the last game played at the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders score twice in third, beat Capitals to force Game 7

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John Tavares had a goal and assist, and Nick Leddy had two assists in what could still be the franchise's final game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Cal Clutterbuck...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders beat Capitals 3-1 to force Game 7

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John Tavares had a goal and assist, and Nick Leddy had two assists in what could still be the franchise's final game at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Cal Clutterbuck...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Islanders Preview

The crowd has seemingly played just as big a part as the players in the first-round postseason series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. The Nassau Coliseum faithful, though, are facing the possibility of rooting for the Islanders for the final time. That's because New York needs to win Game 6 on Saturday to send the series back to Washington, and even if that...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steiner Sports To Crash Coliseum Party – Save 15% With Insight!

In 1987, Brandon Steiner took $4,000 out of the bank and launched Steiner Associates, a sports marketing company with a one-room office he shared with a single intern. Today Steiner Sports Marketing & Memorabilia, now owned by Omnicom, is the most successful company of its kind, generating $50 million in annual revenue and employing 100 people. Steiner’s company has been at...
Via Islanders Insight
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Upset At Capitals’ Tom Wilson For Hit On Lubomir Visnovsky

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Islanders captain John Tavares issued a warning to the Washington Capitals after watching veteran teammate Lubomir Visnovsky crumple to the ice following a big check. “We can also hit guys like that,” Tavares said Wednesday, a day after Visnovsky was hurt and did not return during a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 4 of the first-round playoff series. Tavares took...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders take exception to hit on Visnovsky by Caps' Wilson

  Islanders captain John Tavares issued a warning to the Washington Capitals after watching veteran teammate Lubomir Visnovsky crumple to the ice following a big check. ''We can also hit guys like that,'' Tavares said Wednesday, a day after Visnovsky was hurt and did not return during a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 4 of the first-round playoff series. Tavares took exception to how...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nassau Coliseum’s Greatest First Round Playoff Moments: Bates Penalty Shot

Leading 2-1 in the series with Game 4 at the Nassau Coliseum still ahead, the Islanders have the ball in their court. Or the puck in their end? I hate cliches. Before John Tavares‘ overtime winner on Sunday afternoon, which immediately shot its way up into the annals of Coliseum history, Islanders fans had been starved for memorable playoff moments in their home. One of the last...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Have Opportunity To Tighten Caps: Game Four Pregame

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals: Game 4: Pregame Report When: Sunday, April 21st, 2015Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NYTime: 7:30 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+, USA Network (out of local market)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM With a win tonight, the New York Islanders can put a strangle-hold on the Washington Capitals in front of what is sure to be a sell...
Via Islanders Insight
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Who’s Hot & Who’s Not Heading into the NHL Playoffs

As the NHL regular season draws to a close, hockey fans from coast-to-coast will be gathering in bars, board rooms and man-caves to take part in that annual ritual known as the NHL Playoff Pool Draft. With so many teams so close in the NHL standings entering the final weekend of the campaign, and the NHL’s revamped bracketed playoff format pitting some of the league’s top performing...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Game Four Edition

Tonight the New York Islanders are poised to take this opening round playoff series by the throat and squeeze ever so tightly. Saturday’s overtime victory at the hands of captain John Tavares continues this team’s flare for dramatics—a characteristic that underpins this team’s postseason pedigree. The game plan moving forward is a simple one: sick the fourth line on anything...
Via Islanders Insight
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nassau Coliseum Yielding High Average Ticket Prices For Final Run

Although it’s disappointing that the Nassau Coliseum will not be the home of the New York Islanders at the conclusion of this season, there’s still time to create magical moments at the “Old Barn”. Sunday afternoon was one of them, as the captain, John Tavares, won the faceoff and scored 15 seconds into the overtime period to take a 2-1 series lead against the Washington...
Via Islanders Insight
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders stay resilient, bounce back from blown lead

The ice has tilted back in favor of the New York Islanders after an exciting early overtime goal scored by the captain John Tavares. After dominating the first two periods thanks in part to the raucous crowd at Nassau Coliseum, the Islanders squandered their good play by letting up a Capitals goal midway through the […] The post Islanders stay resilient, bounce back from blown...
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders captain John Tavares wastes no time in OT as he chips a rolling puck by Capitals goalie Braden Holtby to give the Islanders a 2-1 series lead

Islanders captain John Tavares wasted no time in overtime as he chipped a rolling puck by Capitals goalie Braden Holtby to give the Islanders a 2-1 series lead yesterday.Bam!Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 4/20/15

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin spoke, and New York Islanders fans heard and responded in a 2-1 overtime win at the Nassau Coliseum. He probably won’t say it right now, but Islanders fans were loud in yesterday afternoon’s victory, rocking the barn from start to finish. To his credit, it was Ovechkin who did everything he could do quiet the electric crowd, providing the screen...
Via Islanders Insight
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders take a 2-1 series lead

It took free hockey to decide the third game between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, not much time was needed as Islanders captain John Tavares fought through the Capitals defense and put the puck behind goalie Braden Holtby. The goal happened 15 seconds into overtime sending the home crowd into an uproar as...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders-Capitals Game Three: Contributors And Coasters

There are many who contributed to the 2-1 scoreline that today’s game three matchup between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals produced. The Islanders won the game in overtime on a John Tavares winner just 15 seconds into the sudden death session, giving New York  a 2-1 games lead in the best of seven series that is slated to resume on Tuesday evening. Unfortunately...
Via Islanders Insight
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders’ Cal Clutterbuck Tells Alexander Ovechkin To ‘Suck It’ After Game 3

It appears that New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck is not a fan of Alexander Ovechkin. After John Tavares potted the OT winner 15 seconds into the extra period, Clutterbuck had a few choice words for Ovechkin. Based on some lip reading it looks like he said, “f*ckin suck it Ovi, f*ckin loser.” ********* suck […] The post Islanders’ Cal Clutterbuck Tells Alexander...
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Resilient Islanders Down Capitals In Overtime

Tonight’s Recap The New York Islanders, after spending the duration of the third period on their backsides in game three of the opening round of the NHL playoffs, rose up and finished off the Washington Capitals 15 seconds into overtime on a John Tavares tally to take a 2-1 lead in the series. After playing a near carbon copy of  game one in Washington, sprinkled with a ton more...
Via Islanders Insight
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Tavares Scores GW Goal in 15 Seconds of OT to Edge Capitals

Heartbreak is one word to sum up the mood for the Washington Capitals after losing Game 3 of the Eastern Conference first round to the New York Islanders in 15 seconds. John Tavares won the opening faceoff in overtime. Johnny Boychuk was able to get a great shot off, but Capitals goalie Braden Holtby made a great save. It appeared Holtby was going to hold the puck for the whistle...
Via KCM Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares scores in OT to give Islanders series lead vs. Capitals

  Islanders captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift New York to a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who took a 2-1 series lead. The game was decided quickly in the extra period, and after the Islanders allowed the Capitals to tie the game on Nicklas Backstrom...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tavares scores early in OT in Isles' 2-1 win over Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Islanders captain John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift New York to a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Kyle Okposo also scored for the Islanders, who took a 2-1 series lead. The game was decided quickly in the extra period, and after the Islanders allowed the Capitals to tie the game...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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