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Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6:30 PM The New York Islanders' final season at the Nassau Coliseum is becoming memorable, but their dominance of the Tampa Bay Lightning there goes back seven years. The Islanders look to continue their impressive play at home in order to beat the Atlantic Division-leading Lightning again Saturday night. New York (22-10-0) is moving to the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6:30 PM The New York Islanders' final season at the Nassau Coliseum is becoming memorable, but their dominance of the Tampa Bay Lightning there goes back seven years. The Islanders look to continue their impressive play at home in order to beat the Atlantic Division-leading Lightning again Saturday night. New York (22-10-0) is moving to the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning-Islanders Preview

The New York Islanders' final season at the Nassau Coliseum is becoming memorable, but their dominance of the Tampa Bay Lightning there goes back seven years. The Islanders look to continue their impressive play at home in order to beat the Atlantic Division-leading Lightning again Saturday night. New York (22-10-0) is moving to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2015-16, and so...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings hope to end season-high skid against Islanders

The New York Islanders have been perfect when taken beyond regulation. Their next opponent has been far from it. The Detroit Red Wings might not mind avoiding another shootout after losing three during their season-high skid, which they'll try to end Friday night against the Islanders at Joe Louis Arena. New York (21-10-0) has been off since Monday, when it improved to 9-0 after...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings hope to end season-high skid against Islanders

The New York Islanders have been perfect when taken beyond regulation. Their next opponent has been far from it. The Detroit Red Wings might not mind avoiding another shootout after losing three during their season-high skid, which they'll try to end Friday night against the Islanders at Joe Louis Arena. New York (21-10-0) has been off since Monday, when it improved to 9-0 after...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders-Red Wings Preview

The New York Islanders have been perfect when taken beyond regulation. Their next opponent has been far from it. The Detroit Red Wings might not mind avoiding another shootout after losing three during their season-high skid, which they'll try to end Friday night against the Islanders at Joe Louis Arena. New York (21-10-0) has been off since Monday, when it improved to 9-0 after...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils-Islanders Preview

The New York Islanders got back to their winning ways with a much-needed victory last time out. The New Jersey Devils are still trying to stop the bleeding. Looking to continue its recent success in the series, New York tries to hand the visiting Devils a fourth consecutive loss Monday night. The Islanders (20-10-0) had allowed 17 goals during a season worst-tying three-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Third-period goals help Islanders snap Blackhawks' winning streak

  Kyle Okposo and Lubomir Visnovsky scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Islanders beat Chicago 3-2 on Saturday night to snap the Blackhawks' NHL-best, eight-game winning streak. After Patrick Kane gave the Blackhawks a 2-1 lead 3:46 into the third with an end-to-end rush with a backhanded finish, Okposo tied it with a power-play goal off a rebound of John...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Isles strike late, snap Blackhawks' winning streak

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Kyle Okposo and Lubomir Visnovsky scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Islanders beat Chicago 3-2 on Saturday night to snap the Blackhawks' NHL-best, eight-game winning streak. After Patrick Kane gave the Blackhawks a 2-1 lead 3:46 into the third with an end-to-end rush with a backhanded finish, Okposo tied it with a power-play goal...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Kyle Okposo makes Marc-Andre Fleury look silly in the shootout

The New York Islanders secured a big victory on the road in Pittsburgh thanks to an awesome shootout goal from Kyle Okposo. Dekes on dekes. Okposo sends Marc-Andre Fleury the wrong way and slides the puck past the flailing goaltender. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Kyle Okposo makes Marc-Andre Fleury look silly in the shootout

The New York Islanders secured a big victory on the road in Pittsburgh thanks to an awesome shootout goal from Kyle Okposo. Dekes on dekes. Okposo sends Marc-Andre Fleury the wrong way and slides the puck past the flailing goaltender. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Bloguin Best
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders edge Penguins via shootout as Okposo nets winner

  Kyle Okposo scored in the third round of the shootout, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night. Sidney Crosby and New York's Frans Nielsen scored in the second round and Islanders goaltender Chad Johnson stopped Brandon Sutter. Okposo deked to his forehand, slipping a shot that hit off Marc-Andre Fleury's pad and into the net...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders beat Penguins 5-4 in shootout

PITTSBURGH (AP) Kyle Okposo scored in the third round of the shootout, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night. Sidney Crosby and New York's Frans Nielsen scored in the second round and Islanders goaltender Chad Johnson stopped Brandon Sutter. Okposo deked to his forehand, slipping a shot that hit off Marc-Andre Fleury's pad and...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  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
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Okposo scores winning goal in SO for Islanders

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 Campbell...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  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
November 14, 2014  |  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
November 14, 2014  |  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
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders top Kings in shootout to complete SoCal sweep

  Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen scored in the shootout, and the New York Islanders completed a Southern California sweep with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Chad Johnson stopped 28 shots and Brock Nelson scored in the first period for the Islanders, who snapped their three-game skid with an overtime win over undermanned Anaheim one night earlier. Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: Islanders top Kings, 2-1

Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen scored in the shootout, and the New York Islanders completed a Southern California sweep with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Chad Johnson stopped 28 shots and Brock Nelson scored in the first period for the Islanders, who snapped their three-game skid with an overtime win over undermanned Anaheim one night earlier. Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: Islanders top Kings, 2-1

Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen scored in the shootout, and the New York Islanders completed a Southern California sweep with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Chad Johnson stopped 28 shots and Brock Nelson scored in the first period for the Islanders, who snapped their three-game skid with an overtime win over undermanned Anaheim one night earlier. Johnson...
Via Fox Sports West
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Islanders top Kings 2-1 in shootout, sweep SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen scored in the shootout, and the New York Islanders completed a Southern California sweep with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Chad Johnson stopped 28 shots and Brock Nelson scored in the first period for the Islanders, who snapped their three-game skid with an overtime win over undermanned Anaheim one night...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  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
November 06, 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

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
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