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Isles delay hospital visits due to mumps outbreak

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The New York Islanders are postponing their annual holiday hospital visits due to the ongoing mumps outbreak in the NHL. Team members were scheduled to go see children at various hospitals on Wednesday, but the Islanders say those visits will be rescheduled. The announcement Tuesday comes in light of the Pittsburgh Penguins saying that forward Beau Bennett is...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares spears Marek Zidlicky in the groin (GIF)

New York Islanders captain John Tavares speared New Jersey Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky in the groin during the final minutes of the third period in Monday night's game at the Nassau Coliseum.Zidlicky had just knocked Tavares to the ice with a big hit and was skating back on defense when Tavares got back up and speared him in the crotch. Tavares was given a two-minute minor...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders top Devils in shootout to stay perfect beyond regulation

  One thing is clear through two months of the NHL season. If you're going to beat the New York Islanders, you'd better get them in regulation. For the ninth time in nine tries, the Islanders come out on top in extra time. A tying goal by Matt Martin got them into overtime, and Josh Bailey finished off the New Jersey Devils in the fifth round of a shootout, lifting New York to a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders’ John Tavares Spears Devils’ Marek Zidlicky In The Nuts

New York Islanders forward John Tavares was cruising through the neutral zone when he took a hip check right to the knee from New Jersey Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky. Tavares did not like the hit, to say the least, and got up and speared Zidlicky right in the family jewels. Tavares was only given two […] The post Islanders’ John Tavares Spears Devils’ Marek Zidlicky In...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Isles rally to top Kinkaid and Devils 3-2 in SO

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Josh Bailey scored the winning goal in the fifth round of the shootout, and the New York Islanders rallied in the third period for the second straight game and beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Monday night. Bailey fired a shot between the pads of Long Island native Keith Kinkaid, who was trying for his first NHL victory in front of nearly two dozen family members...
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GIF: John Tavares spears Marek Zidlicky in the groin

John Tavares was frustrated with Marek Zidlicky after a collision at center ice. Tavares took exception to Zidlicky’s knee/trip and retaliated with a spear in the groin. Remarkably, the spear only resulted in a two-minute penalty for slashing.
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GIF: John Tavares spears Marek Zidlicky in the groin

John Tavares was frustrated with Marek Zidlicky after a collision at center ice. Tavares took exception to Zidlicky’s knee/trip and retaliated with a spear in the groin. Remarkably, the spear only resulted in a two-minute penalty for slashing.
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares Revenge-Spears Marek Zidlicky Right In The Nuts

New York Islanders captain John Tavares was on the receiving end of an open-ice hit from the Devils’ Marek Zidlicky during the final few minutes of the third period on Monday night in Long Island, and Tavares clearly wasn’t happy about the check. After being sent spinning to the ice, Tavares got back on his feet and Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders End Hawks Streak

The New York Islanders scored two quick third period goals to and hung on to beat the Blackhawks, ending Chicago’s winning streak. It took more than 34 minutes for someone to finally score, as Daniel Carcillo put home his fourth … Continue reading → The post Islanders End Hawks Streak appeared first on Committed Indians.
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4 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...
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4 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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Islanders: early season dominance fading away

All good things come to an end. It’s a little dramatic but I’m purposely exaggerating what’s been going on with the Islanders since the second period of last Saturday’s home matinee against the St. Louis Blues. By the end of the first period, the Islanders were up 3-0 and it appeared their November dominance was not going to be halted in December. I mean, the Blues are one...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie Scores Nice Goal vs. The Islanders

It doesn’t always have to be a pretty dangle to be a nice goal. This was one helluva shot by T.J. Oshie against the New York Islanders. How quickly he got the shot off was absolutely astounding. [YouTube] [@myregularface] The post T.J. Oshie Scores Nice Goal vs. The Islanders appeared first on Diehardsport.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders will seek revenge in rematch with Blues

The New York Islanders are banged up on defense and that's been evident in their last two games. Playing without No. 1 goaltender Jaroslav Halak again certainly wouldn't help. Halak's status is uncertain as the Islanders try to avoid matching their longest losing streak of the season and exact a small measure of revenge Thursday night when they visit the St. Louis Blues. Jumping...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders will seek revenge in rematch with Blues

The New York Islanders are banged up on defense and that's been evident in their last two games. Playing without No. 1 goaltender Jaroslav Halak again certainly wouldn't help. Halak's status is uncertain as the Islanders try to avoid matching their longest losing streak of the season and exact a small measure of revenge Thursday night when they visit the St. Louis Blues. Jumping...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders-Blues Preview

The New York Islanders are banged up on defense and that's been evident in their last two games. Playing without No. 1 goaltender Jaroslav Halak again certainly wouldn't help. Halak's status is uncertain as the Islanders try to avoid matching their longest losing streak of the season and exact a small measure of revenge Thursday night when they visit the St. Louis Blues. Jumping...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild D Keith Ballard Knocked Out Cold On Hit From Islanders’ Matt Martin

Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard went to dump the puck in on a routine play and got absolutely destroyed on a devastating hit by Matt Martin. Ballard was knocked out cold on the play from the forearm to the head that drove him into the boards. He would eventually wake up and leave the ice but […] The post Wild D Keith Ballard Knocked Out Cold On Hit From Islanders’ Matt...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Ballard Knocked Out Cold After Late Hit From Matt Martin

An ugly scene unfolded during the second period of Tuesday’s Wild-Islanders game in Minnesota when Islanders defenseman Matt Martin threw a late, high hit on Wild defenseman Keith Ballard, driving his face into the board and knocking him out cold along the end of the New York bench. Ballard remained motionless on the ground for a Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Islanders' Lee fined more than $2,200 for hit

NEW YORK (AP) Islanders forward Anders Lee has been fined $2,286 by the NHL for elbowing St. Louis Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson last weekend. The play came at 7:15 of the second period during Saturday's 6-4 victory by the visiting Blues. Lee didn't draw a penalty. The league said Tuesday the fine was the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement. The money...
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Islanders' Lee fined for hit on Blues' Gunnarsson

NEW YORK -- Islanders forward Anders Lee has been fined $2,286 by the NHL for elbowing St. Louis Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson last weekend. The play came at 7:15 of the second period during Saturday's 6-4 victory by the visiting Blues. Lee didn't draw a penalty. The league said Tuesday the fine was the maximum allowable under the collective bargaining agreement. The money goes...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Game #26: Minnesota Wild vs. New York Islanders 12/9/2014 @ 7:00PM CST at Xcel Energy Center

Minnesota Wild (14-10-1)  29pts  5th in the Central 2.80 Goals For (12th) 2.40 Goals Against (8th) 11.0% Power Play (29th) 89.5% Penalty Kill (2nd) Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 10G 11A = 21pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 5G 12A = 17pts 3. #22 Nino Niederreiter ~ 11G 3A = 14pts 4. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 2G 12A = 14pts 5. #16 Jason Zucker ~ 10G 3A = 13pts Top 3 PIM’s: 1. #6 Marco...
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Islanders-Wild Preview

The New York Islanders and Minnesota Wild have played well of late but were left frustrated after losing their most recent contests. Both look to get back on track when the Wild host the Islanders on Tuesday night. New York (19-8-0) led 3-0 after 20 minutes and appeared to be headed for a fourth consecutive victory and eighth straight at home Saturday before unraveling in a 6-4 loss...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jake Allen bats the puck out of the air to prevent a goal

Jake Allen’s day against the New York Islanders only lasted 20 minutes, but it also featured the best save of the contest. Allen stops the initial shot and blocks another effort off of his rebound with his stick. The puck floated into the air and Allen quickly swatted it away before it crossed the line.
Via Frozen Notes
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues face former goalie Halak, who's been on fire for Islanders

Jaroslav Halak wasn't comfortable enough to face the St. Louis Blues in April, a little more than a month after they traded him. Riding a club-record 11-game winning streak, the New York goaltender might feel differently about the prospect of facing his former team Saturday as the Islanders try to win eight straight at home for the first time in almost 25 years. Halak won 83 games...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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