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Islanders Get Blown Away By Hurricane

The New York Islanders might still win the Metropolitan division this year. They also might lose it by a point or two. If the latter scenario plays out, they will look back to this game as one they let slip from their grasp. There are no sure things in today’s NHL. No easy wins. No pushover teams. But when you are at home, playing a team that is in last place in your division with...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes swap defensemen with Caps, defeat Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Jay McClement scored twice and Cam Ward made 21 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-3 on Saturday for their third straight win. McClement tied it 1-1 late in the first period and then scored again midway through the second for his sixth goal. Justin Faulk, Brad Malone and Michal Jordan also netted second-period goals for Carolina, which...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes swap defensemen with Caps, defeat Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Jay McClement scored twice and Cam Ward made 21 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-3 on Saturday for their third straight win. McClement tied it 1-1 late in the first period and then scored again midway through the second for his sixth goal. Justin Faulk, Brad Malone and Michal Jordan also netted second-period goals for Carolina, which...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaroslav Halak sets New York Islanders record

Jaroslav Halak picked up his 33rd win of the season on Friday to set a New York Islanders record for wins in a season. Halak was sharing the record of 32 held by Billy Smith, Rick DiPietro and Chris Osgood before the win over the Flames on Friday. Halak is 33-13-0 with a 2.46 GAA and a .911 save percentage. It has always been said, that the goaltender is the most important position...
Via Hockey Fan Land
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Look To Fly Around Potential Hurricane

Carolina Hurricanes at New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Saturday, February 28, 2015Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial ColiseumTime: 5:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The Islanders (41-20-2) will look to build on the first place lead they regained in the Metropolitan Division when they take on the Carolina...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Race For the Playoffs Islanders Prospects Edition

As the race for the playoffs heats up some of the performances by the New York Islanders prospects are giving hints as to which players like the big games and which seem to disappear. This is the time of the year where one really needs to be either insane or a total math geek in order to breakdown all of the possibilities when it comes to playoff seeding or even making them. If you...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Islanders Preview

Given their play there this season, the New York Islanders would probably just as soon continue to make Nassau Coliseum their home beyond 2015. The Islanders look to put the finishing touches on a successful home-heavy stretch and complete a season sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday evening. A playoff appearance is becoming increasingly more likely for the Islanders in...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Reclaim Top Spot in Division

TONIGHT’S RECAP The New York Islanders reclaim the top spot in the Metropolitan Division by defeating the Calgary Flames 2-1. Jaroslav Halak set a franchise record by winning his 33rd contest of the season breaking a record he briefly shared with Billy Smith, Chris Osgood and Rick DiPietro. “He’s played unbelievable and he’s pretty well deserving of that record,” Travis...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Halak tops Flames to set Islanders' single-season win record

  Jaroslav Halak set the Islanders' team record with his 33rd win of the season, and Ryan Strome scored a power-play goal in the first-period to lift New York to a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. Halak stopped 26 shots, but lost his shutout bid with 20.9 seconds left on Josh Jooris' goal that cut Calgary's deficit in half. The Islanders made it 2-0 with 41.3...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders-Rangers Tie for Top Spot Great for Hockey

It’s not a question of balancing one’s fandom with objective analysis, or succumbing to partiality as a means of appearing unbiased. Not in the least. The facts are these: the New York Rangers tying the Islanders for the top spot in the Eastern Conference last night is the best thing to happen to the Isles, the Blueshirts, New York City and New York City hockey since both respective...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames At New York Islanders: Pregame Report

Calgary Flames at New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Friday, February 27, 2015Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial ColiseumTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The Islanders (40-20-2, 82 points) finally had a couple of days rest, after six games in nine days. They are coming off of a dominating 5-1 defeat...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

What Signing Boychuk Can Hold For The Islanders’ Future

On February 24th, Nick Leddy signed a contract extension with the New York Islanders through 2022. With this signing, Garth Snow has solidified a role for Leddy as a top defenseman on the New York Islanders. Once Snow got the pen to paper, the question quickly became when are the Islanders going to sign his defensive partner, Johnny Boychuk? When asked in an interview with Stan Fischler...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 2/27/15

With the New York Rangers’ win over the Arizona Coyotes last night, the New York Islanders, for at least one night, find themselves in second place in the Metropolitan Division. Yes, both teams have 82 points apiece. The Islanders even own the season series between the two rivals in 2014-15, but it’s the Rangers on an 8-0-2 tear, without Henrik Lundqvist, holding two games in...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Day 43

No Islanders hockey on a Thursday night. That’s different. Instead fans will have to find another way to fuel an Islanders craving. I’m not saying this will help. But I’ll do the best I can. As our countdown to the final regular season game at the Nassau Coliseum reaches 43 days it’s only fair that we use this number to correlate with the amount of seasons the old barn has...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Some Islanders Traditions Will Never Go Away

Since the inception of the New York Islanders in 1972, they have provided a level of access and availability that most professional teams do not offer. There was a reason they had their victory parades in the early 1980’s on Hempstead Turnpike, as opposed to other more prestigious locations. That was simply because they not only wanted, but needed to share the experience with their...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Should Consider Splitting Playing Time In Goal

Chad Johnson‘s last four starts in the Islanders’ goal have been a welcome site for Garth Snow, Jack Capuano and Islanders’ fans. The goaltender, who has often caught the ire of critics after strings of poor performances this season, has clearly turned a corner and is performing like the goalie Snow envisioned when he signed him to a two year deal worth 2.6 million dollars...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames-Islanders Preview

After ending their recent slide, the Calgary Flames now need to contain one of their nemeses as they continue battling for a wild card in the Western Conference. John Tavares looks to avoid his longest goal drought of the season by continuing his success against visiting Calgary on Friday night when the New York Islanders resume their quest for the Metropolitan Division crown. The...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2|26|15

Three trades were made around the NHL over the course of yesterday, none of them involving the New York Islanders. As the trade deadline looms, Islanders fans should expect more of the same silence. It’s been said time-and-time again that the Islanders organization feels their deadline deals were made on Oct. 4, when general manager Garth Snow acquired defensemen Johnny Boychuk...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Look To Balance The Books On Boychuk

The New York Islanders and their general manager Garth Snow made a huge catch yesterday in the sometimes overwhelming pond that is home to NHL defenseman. You see, there is not one position more coveted in the National Hockey League than those three groups of two that provide the last line of defense before you go one on one with the goaltender. It has become the difference between...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL’s Loser Point Affecting Islanders In The Standings

When you look at the standings, you see the Islanders are on top of the Metro Division, followed somewhat closely by the Penguins, Rangers and Capitals. But, look a little closer and you’ll see another column next to wins and losses. That’s the ROW or Regulation/Overtime Win column. You see, in the delusional world of the NHL, if you wind up winning in the shootout, well that’s...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2|25|15

The Islanders exploded in the third period of last night’s game against the Coyotes, scoring four goals in approximately six minutes, which led the way to the team’s 40th win of the season. The Isles remain at the top of the Metropolitan Division, currently two points ahead of the second place New York Rangers. Chad Johnson played another strong game, making 27 saves on 28 shots...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the New York Islanders the Best Team in the NHL?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks John...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Leddy agrees to seven-year extension

The New York Islanders have signed Nick Leddy to a seven-year, $38.5 million contract extension.   I know a few Chicago Blackhawks fans who would have loved to keep Nick Leddy in the fold as part of the Blackhawks core. However, Chicago’s management group anticipated a big-payday on the horizon for Leddy a good young defenseman and they were not wrong. Today, the New York Islanders...
Via Hockey Fan Land
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders, Defenseman Nick Leddy Agree To 7-Year Contract Worth $38.5 Million

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with Nick Leddy on a seven-year contract, keeping the 23-year-old defenseman away from restricted free agency. Leddy, acquired on the eve of this season from the Chicago Blackhawks, agreed to the deal on Tuesday, six days before the NHL trade deadline. The contract is worth $38.5 million and will run through the 2021...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders, defenseman Leddy agree to 7-year, $38.5 million deal

  The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with Nick Leddy on a seven-year contract, keeping the 23-year-old defenseman away from restricted free agency. Leddy, acquired on the eve of this season from the Chicago Blackhawks, agreed to the deal on Tuesday, six days before the NHL trade deadline. The contract is worth $38.5 million and will run through the 2021-22 season. He is...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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