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Patience is a virtue for the Islanders and John Tavares

The former child prodigy and number one overall pick of the New York Islanders in the 2009 NHL Entry draft, John Tavares, has been steadily improving and is now considered amongst the best players in the game. His drive and determination to be the best has no doubt kept him on the right path during the first portion of his NHL career. John Tavares has enduring some very lean times...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patience is a virtue for the Islanders and John Tavares

The former child prodigy and number one overall pick of the New York Islanders in the 2009 NHL Entry draft, John Tavares, has been steadily improving and is now considered amongst the best players in the game. His drive and determination to be the best has no doubt kept him on the right path during the first portion of his NHL career. John Tavares has enduring some very lean times...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Okposo scores shootout winner for red-hot Islanders vs. Panthers

  Kyle Okposo scored the deciding goal in the shootout, and the New York Islanders beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Nikolay Kulemin, Ryan Strome and John Tavares had goals in regulation for New York, and Jaroslav Halak stopped 35 shots. Frans Nielsen also scored in the shootout. Aaron Ekblad, Jimmy Hayes and Brian Campbell scored for...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers score twice to force OT, fall to Sharks in shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Kyle Okposo scored the deciding goal in the shootout, and the New York Islanders beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Nikolay Kulemin, Ryan Strome and John Tavares had goals in regulation for New York, and Jaroslav Halak stopped 35 shots. Frans Nielsen also scored in the shootout. Aaron Ekblad, Jimmy Hayes and Brian...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers score twice to force OT, fall to Sharks in shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Kyle Okposo scored the deciding goal in the shootout, and the New York Islanders beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. Nikolay Kulemin, Ryan Strome and John Tavares had goals in regulation for New York, and Jaroslav Halak stopped 35 shots. Frans Nielsen also scored in the shootout. Aaron Ekblad, Jimmy Hayes and Brian...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Top NHL Draft Prospect Connor McDavid Fractures Bone In Hand

The anti-fighting crowd in hockey will be out in full force Wednesday. That’s because Erie Otters center Connor McDavid, the top prospect in the 2015 NHL draft, fractured a bone in his hand fighting Mississauga Steelheads center Bryson Cianfrone in an OHL game Tuesday night. Update: Connor McDavid has a slight fracture of a small bone in his right hand. Specialist appt Wed in...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders dismantle Avalanche on Long Island

The Colorado Avalanche failed to show up for their last ever game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, and they were throttled 6-0 by the New York Islanders on Veterans Day. The Islanders (10-5-0) will be moving out of the historic arena and into the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn next season. The Avalanche (4-8-5) season is quickly spiraling out of control with just one win...
Via Mile High Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Islanders Preview

The New York Islanders opened their recent five-game trip with a lopsided loss to Colorado and a defeat in their next game, but finished with three straight victories. Looking to match their longest winning streak of the season, the Islanders can avenge the defeat to the Avalanche by handing them a seventh consecutive road loss Tuesday night. New York (9-5-0) outshot Colorado 40...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Tavares' OT goal lifts Isles over Ducks, 3-2

John Tavares scored his second goal on a power play 2:18 into overtime, and the New York Islanders snapped their three-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the injury-depleted Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. Kyle Okposo also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 32 saves for the Islanders, who blew an early two-goal lead in their third stop on a five-game trip. Captain Ryan Getzlaf and NHL...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Tavares' OT goal lifts Isles over Ducks, 3-2

John Tavares scored his second goal on a power play 2:18 into overtime, and the New York Islanders snapped their three-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the injury-depleted Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. Kyle Okposo also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 32 saves for the Islanders, who blew an early two-goal lead in their third stop on a five-game trip. Captain Ryan Getzlaf and NHL...
Via Fox Sports West
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tavares' second goal, in OT, lifts Islanders over ailing Ducks

  John Tavares scored his second goal on a power play 2:18 into overtime, and the New York Islanders snapped their three-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the injury-depleted Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. Kyle Okposo also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 32 saves for the Islanders, who blew an early two-goal lead in their third stop on a five-game trip. Captain Ryan Getzlaf and...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tavares' OT goal for Isles beats ailing Ducks 3-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) John Tavares scored his second goal on a power play 2:18 into overtime, and the New York Islanders snapped their three-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the injury-depleted Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. Kyle Okposo also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 32 saves for the Islanders, who blew an early two-goal lead in their third stop on a five-game trip. Captain...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Week 3 Roundup: League starting to take shape

It was a busy week in the NHL, with one of the main events being an off-ice tragedy in Canada’s capital. The game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators was canceled after Canadian authorities responded to a gunfire at Parliament, which resulted in the death of Corporal Nathan Cirillo. After the initial shock, Canada and the entire NHL came together in support of those...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Zdeno Chara Blasts John Tavares (video)

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara blasts New York Islanders forward John Tavares with a good, hard, clean check. Incidentally, Chara would go to the dressing room after the hit and wouldn't return to the Bruins bench. Svedberg under pressure - he makes the stops; Chara lands a big hit on Tavares. 8:42 left in the first. Shots 10-5 Isles ^CS— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) October 23, 2014
Via Goon's World
28 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares praises Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid is widely believed to be the best upcoming NHL prospect and most have penciled his name in to be called first during the 2015 NHL Draft. He has received praise from nearly every hockey outlet, but some recent comments from a former top overall pick go a long way in describing the youngster’s talent. John Tavares, the first overall pick back in 2009, had some big...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

John Tavares praises Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid is widely believed to be the best upcoming NHL prospect and most have penciled his name in to be called first during the 2015 NHL Draft. He has received praise from nearly every hockey outlet, but some recent comments from a former top overall pick go a long way in describing the youngster’s talent. John Tavares, the first overall pick back in 2009, had some big...
Via Bloguin Best
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 4: New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins

New York Islanders (4-0-0) at Pittsburgh Penguins (2-1-0) 7:00 PM - ROOT Sports Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Pens lost a tough one Thursday night against Dallas.  They’ll look to bounce back tonight against an Islanders team that is undefeated thanks in part to playing Carolina twice.  Games like Thursday night just happen.  You can pick it apart and look...
Via The Pensblog
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

John Taveres deked a dozen times before netting the SO winning score

New York Islanders captain John Tavares shows off spectacular patience as he dekes out San Jose Sharks goalie Alex Stalock, 12 times, for a beautiful shootout winning goal.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders’ John Tavares Pulls Off Filthy Shootout Move To Win

New York Islanders superstar captain John Tavares took a page out of Patrick Kane’s playbook and outwaited San Jose Sharks goalie Alex Stalock. The poor guy never stood a chance. [NHL] The post Islanders’ John Tavares Pulls Off Filthy Shootout Move To Win appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: The sick hands of John Tavares

John Tavares showed off some quick hands in his shootout attempt against the San Jose Sharks and he made goaltender Alex Stalock look silly.
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: John Tavares shows off some sick hands in the shootout

John Tavares showed off some quick hands in his shootout attempt against the San Jose Sharks and he made goaltender Alex Stalock look silly.
Via Bloguin Best
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tavares scores in shootout, lifts Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) John Tavares scored the decisive goal of the shootout and the New York Islanders remained unbeaten with a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night. San Jose's Logan Couture and New York's Kyle Okposo traded goals earlier in the shootout before Tavares beat Alex Stalock in the fifth round. San Jose's Joe Thornton missed on his turn and the...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders remain undefeated with shootout win over Sharks

  John Tavares scored the decisive goal of the shootout and the New York Islanders remained unbeaten with a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night. San Jose's Logan Couture and New York's Kyle Okposo traded goals earlier in the shootout before Tavares beat Alex Stalock in the fifth round. San Jose's Joe Thornton missed on his turn and the Islanders improved...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders top Hurricanes to open final season at Nassau Coliseum

  John Tavares and Brock Nelson each had a goal and an assist, and the New York Islanders began their final home schedule at Nassau Coliseum with a 4-3 victory over Carolina on Saturday night to sweep a season-opening two-game series from the Hurricanes. Tavares and Nelson powered the Islanders' offense again after they filled the score sheet in a 5-3 win at Carolina on Friday...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Isles top Canes to open final season at Coliseum

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) John Tavares and Brock Nelson each had a goal and an assist, and the New York Islanders began their final home schedule at Nassau Coliseum with a 4-3 victory over Carolina on Saturday night to sweep a season-opening two-game series from the Hurricanes. Tavares and Nelson powered the Islanders' offense again after they filled the score sheet in a 5-3 win...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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