Islanders Will Try to Bounce Back Against the Stars

Dallas Stars (28-8-4) @ New York Islanders (21-13-5) When: Sunday, January 3, 2016 Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Time: 5:00 PM EST TV: MSG +  (Howie Rose, Butch Goring) Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) The highest scoring team in the NHL visits Brooklyn tonight. Jamie Benn, Patrick Sharp and the rest of the Dallas Stars, who have...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Hope to Heat Up in the Desert

New York Islanders (18-10-5) @ Arizona Coyotes (14-15-2)  When: Saturday, December 19, 2015 Where: Arena, Glendale, AZ Time: 9:00 PM EST TV: MSG + 2 (Howie Rose, Butch Goring) Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) The Islanders will try to get back on the winning track in Glendale tonight against the Arizona Coyotes. Team assistant...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Days of Rest

Days of Rest for a tired Islanders Squad The Islanders have been busy this December, playing in four straight games that have gone past regulation despite not having played their best hockey. The good news is, the team hasn’t lost in regulation since before Thanksgiving, a home-and-home loss to the Montreal Canadiens that the Islanders have seemingly put in the review mirror...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tavares has 2 goals, assist as Islanders beat Coyotes 5-2

NEW YORK (AP) John Tavares had two goals and an assist to lead the New York Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. Frans Nielsen, Brock Nelson and Steve Bernier also scored and Kyle Okposo had three assists - to increase his team-leading total to 12 - as the Islanders won for the third time in four games. Jaroslav Halak stopped 31 shots to help New...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 11/7/2015

The Islanders are back home having practiced yesterday in Long Island with some new line configurations as they prepare for tonight’s late afternoon game against the Boston Bruins. Kyle Okposo, one of the most consistent Islanders this season among the forward ranks, moves back to his natural position to the right of captain John Tavares, who will be playing his second game since...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Prepare To Dance With The Devils: Pregame Report

New York Islanders (6-2-2) @ New Jersey Devils (5-4-1) @ : Game 11 of 82 When: Saturday, October 31 2015 Where: Prudential Center, Newark, NJ Time: 1 PM ET TV: MSG+ (Jiggs McDonald, Butch Goring) Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM and WRCN 103.9 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker) Today, the Isles make the long journey to New Jersey to take on the Devils. After 10 games, New Jersey finds...
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October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Unprepared to Weather Hurricanes, Fall 3-2 in OT

Tonight’s Recap The Islanders began the night without their young forward Ryan Strome and no. 1 goaltender, Jaroslav Halak, as both players were under the weather and forced to sit out. So, it would be Josh Bailey, alongside captain John Tavares and Anders Lee, on the Isles top line, while Steve Bernier joined Mikhail Grabovski and Brock Nelson on line three. (Interesting note...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Islanders Capsule

NEW YORK ISLANDERS LAST SEASON: 47-28-7, 101 points. Third in Metropolitan Division. Lost to Washington Capitals in Eastern Conference quarterfinals. COACH: Jack Capuano (sixth season, sixth NHL season). ADDED: RW Steve Bernier, D Marek Zidlicky, G Thomas Greiss. LOST: F Michael Grabner, G Kevin Poulin, D Lubomir Visnovsky. PLAYER TO WATCH: John Tavares. Entering his seventh year...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils at a glance

NEW JERSEY DEVILS LAST SEASON: 32-36-14, 78 points. Failed to make the playoffs for a third straight year. COACH: John Hynes (first NHL season) ADDED: C Kyle Palmieri, C Pavel Zacha, RW Lee Stempniak, C Sergey Kalinin, D John Moore, C Jiri Tlusty. LOST: General manager Lou Lamoriello, F Steve Bernier, F Scott Gomez, F Michael Ryder. PLAYER TO WATCH: Adam Henrique: At age 25, Henrique...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Almost Here Edition 10/3/15

It’s almost here. Wednesday evening, the Chicago Blackhawks open the 2015-16 regular season at United Center by raising their Stanley Cup banner before taking on the New York Rangers to officially open up the 2015-16 NHL season. Two nights later, they will travel to Brooklyn to take on the New York Islanders in the first of an opening weekend home and home series. With the Tuesday...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders' Hickey sidelined a month, Bernier out 1-2 weeks

The New York Islanders are accumulating injuries before the regular season has officially started.Defenseman Thomas Hickey is expected to be sidelined four weeks with an upper-body injury and forward Steve Bernier will be out one-to-two weeks with a lower-body ailment, Islanders coach Jack Capuano told Arthur Staple of Newsday on Tuesday.Blue-liners Brian Strait and prospect Ryan...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders: Pregame Report

The Islanders continue their preseason schedule tonight, as we count down the days until the regular season opener next Friday night. Tonight, the Washington Capitals visit the Barclays Center to take on the Islanders in the penultimate pre-season game. The two teams will get together in Washington on Sunday evening. This is pretty much a game to look at the young guys, as most of...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Meet The Newest Islanders: Zidlicky And Bernier Add Quality Depth

Back when I decided to take a chance and start writing about hockey, I was at a fantastic site called The Hockey Writers, led by a terrific founder, Bruce Hollingdrake. The professionals he employs there are many and I can list about a dozen that have had a profound impact on my path through hockey journalism that led me to create Islanders Insight. Dan Rice is the one however that...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Mid-Day Top Shelf 09/18/2015: Gang’s All Here

Hail! Hail! The gang’s all here! Camp has finally opened for the Islanders today! Just three weeks from today the Islanders will open the 2015-16 season. Keep watching our page, as Andy Graziano will have pictures and interviews from camp at Ice Works today! Some news from yesterday; Michael Grabner‘s tenure with the Islanders came to an end. Grabner had an excellent career with...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders agree to 1-year deal with forward Steve Bernier

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders agreed to a one-year deal with right wing Steve Bernier on Thursday. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. The 30-year-old Bernier matched his career high with 32 points for New Jersey last season, tying for second on the team with 16 goals. The Quebec City player was drafted 16th overall by San Jose in 2003 and has 104 goals and 120...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders ink veteran Bernier to one-year contract

The New York Islanders and veteran forward Steve Bernier agreed to terms on a one-year contract on Thursday.The team did not divulge the financial terms of the deal, but Arthur Staple of Newsday reported that Bernier will receive $750,000. The 30-year-old Quebec native had signed a professional tryout contract last week with the Islanders, who have room on their roster after shipping...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Clock Ticking Edition 9/10/15

When will next week be now? Soon… Training camp draws ever so close as rookies report this morning for physicals and head-shots before taking the ice tomorrow at Ice Works in Syosset, which for many, marks the beginning of their first professional training camp. The regulars will be in next week, on the 17th, for their meetings with the medical staff and will begin on-ice workouts...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders sign forward Steve Bernier to professional tryout

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders signed forward Steve Bernier to a professional tryout Wednesday. The 30-year-old Bernier had 16 goals and 16 assists in 67 games last season for the New Jersey Devils. Bernier has 104 goals and 120 assists in 609 regular-season games with the Devils, Florida, Vancouver, Buffalo and San Jose. He has nine goals and 14 assists in 68 playoff games.
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Devils won't extend tryouts to veterans Gomez, Bernier

New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero isn't interested in extending professional tryout contracts to unrestricted free-agent forwards Scott Gomez or Steve Bernier."That's not a direction I'm looking to go at this point," Shero told NJ Advance Media on Tuesday. "I think we made a decision back before the draft to let (Bernier) go to free agency and let him go in a different...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils offseason recap

Last year: 32-36-14, seventh in the Metro Division. Missed the playoffs by 20 points. Key additions: Ray Shero, John Hynes, Pavel Zacha, John Moore, Kyle Palmieri Key subtractions: Lou Lamoriello, Bryce Salvador, Michael Ryder, Scott Gomez, Steve Bernier, Mark Fraser, Martin Havlat Offense: The Devils may have finally landed a true blue chipper to build […]
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Devils take goaltender, 2 forwards and defenseman in day 2

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Hours after finishing his first draft with the New Jersey Devils, general manager Ray Shero has already turned his attention toward free agency next week. The Devils don't have a lot of money for the major free agents, but Shero says the team has already made some decisions. Right wing Steve Bernier, center Scott Gomez, defensemen Mark Fraser and Peter Harrold...
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June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Triplets Nine Points Leads Bolts Over Devils 4-3 In OT

The Tampa Bay Lightning (49-24-8, 106 points) dug deep and found a way to win, despite an off night defensively at Amalie Arena tonight. Tyler Johnson scored in overtime to give the Bolts a 4-3 win. The Triplets; Johnson, Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat led the way with nine combined points  The Bolts scored three power play goals, including Steven Stamkos‘ 43rd goal of the season...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson's second of game gives Lightning OT win over Devils

  Tyler Johnson scored his second goal, an overtime power play effort, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night. Johnson scored from along the goal line 1:22 into the extra session. Nikita Nesterov and Steven Stamkos also scored for the playoff-bound Lightning, who are battling Montreal for the Atlantic Division title. Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson scores in OT, Lightning beat Devils 4-3

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tyler Johnson scored his second goal, an overtime power play effort, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night. Johnson scored from along the goal line 1:22 into the extra session. Nikita Nesterov and Steven Stamkos also scored for the playoff-bound Lightning, who are battling Montreal for the Atlantic Division title. Nikita Kucherov...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Devils-Hurricanes Preview

While the Carolina Hurricanes have already been eliminated for a sixth straight season, the New Jersey Devils are desperately clinging to minuscule hopes of avoiding a third straight absence from the playoffs. Standing 11 points back with eight games remaining, the Devils will try to avert their fourth straight defeat Saturday night while adding to their road success against the...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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