UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Anders Lee scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Saturday night to sweep a home-and-home series. Lee's third goal of ...Upvote Share Tweet
NHL.com Nov 22 (yesterday)FRIDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps NY Islanders 5, PITTSBURGH 4 (SO) Boston 4, COLUMBUS 3 (SO) New Jersey 2, EDMONTON 0 ISLANDERS TAKE FIRST OF HOME-AND-HOME AGAINST PENGUINS Kyle Okposo scored the deciding goal in the shootout New York Is...Upvote Share Tweet
The next great two-way center? Colin White headlines The Hot Listthehockeynews.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)It was a glorious weekend of Michigan hockey for me, as I took a road trip to Ann Arbor to take in games featuring the National Team Development Program (NTDP) and University of Michigan. The NTDP got two wins over United States League opponents while t…Upvote Share Tweet
Around the League notebook for Saturday, Nov. 15NHL.com Nov 16 (7 days ago)SATURDAY'S RESULTS Home Team in Caps BOSTON 2, Carolina 1 Minnesota 2, DALLAS 1 LOS ANGELES 3, Anaheim 2 (OT) BUFFALO 6, Toronto 2 MONTREAL 6, Philadelphia 3 TAMPA BAY 5, NY Islanders 2 Colorado 3, NEW JERSEY 2 PITTSBURGH 3, NY Rangers ...Upvote Share Tweet
Paquette, inserted into lineup in place of Drouin, helps Lightning beat Islanders 5-2NHL.com Nov 15TAMPA, Fla. - Cedric Paquette scored a tiebreaking goal late in the first period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning snapped the New York Islanders' five-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory on Saturday night. Ryan Callahan, Valtteri Filppula, Tyl...Upvote Share Tweet
Around the League notebook for Friday, Nov. 14NHL.com Nov 15FRIDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Columbus 4, PHILADELPHIA 3 New Jersey 1, WASHINGTON 0 Pittsburgh 2, TORONTO 1 Chicago 4, DETROIT 1 NY Islanders 4, FLORIDA 3 (SO) Arizona 5, VANCOUVER 0 HOCKEY HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES HONORED The Pittsb...Upvote Share Tweet
Okposo's SO goal lifts surging Islanders to 4-3 win over PanthersNHL.com Nov 14SUNRISE, Fla. - 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 regula...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 11UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Nick Leddy and Anders Lee scored early and Jaroslav Halak stopped 20 shots for his second straight shutout as the New York Islanders beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-0 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. Travis Hamonic...Upvote Share Tweet
Nielsen scores late in 3rd period, Halak posts shutout in Isles' 1-0 win over CoyotesNHL.com Nov 9GLENDALE, Ariz. - The way the New York Islanders begin their five-game trip out West, finishing it with three straight wins was quite rewarding. Frans Nielsen scored the lone goal with 2:31 left in the third period, Jaroslav Halak made 19 sav...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Nov 8GLENDALE, Ariz. - Frans Nielsen scored the lone goal with 2:31 left in the third period, Jaroslav Halak made 19 saves, and the New York Islanders held on for a 1-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night. The Islanders finished their f...Upvote Share TweetNo. 1 Star: John Tavares, New York Islanders The Isles captain scored two goals, including the power-play game-winner at 2:18 of overtime, to propel New York to a 3-2 win over ailing Anaheim. No. 2 Star: P.A. Parenteau, Montreal Canadiens Parenteau scor…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 6John 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.Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Nov 3There’s a lot of ways to break up a 2-on-1, like sliding to block a pass or an aggressive poke check. When it comes to a 2-on-0, it gets a little bit more difficult, but veteran American League netminder David Leggio has a few ideas. Leggio, who is play…Upvote Share Tweet
QMJHL Roundup: Fucale, Ehlers lead way as Halifax blanks CharlottetownNHL.com Nov 2CHARLOTTETOWN - Zachary Fucale stopped all 20 shots he faced as the Halifax Mooseheads blanked the Charlottetown Islanders 3-0 on Sunday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Nikolaj Ehlers scored on the power play and assisted on Hali...Upvote Share Tweet
Logan Couture's tiebreaking goal in 3rd period leads Sharks past Islanders 3-1NHL.com Nov 2SAN JOSE, Calif. - Logan Couture scored the tiebreaking goal with 8:10 remaining to help the San Jose Sharks win for the third time in four games, 3-1 over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. Tomas Hertl and James Sheppard also scored f...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Defensemen at a premium in trade marketthehockeynews.com Nov 1SI.com columnist Allan Muir observes it was around this time a year ago the first significant trades of 2013-14 took place, most notably the Buffalo Sabres shipping Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders for Matt Moulson and two draft picks. Muir, Sarah…Upvote Share TweetThis summer, Minnesota Wild winger Thomas Vanek found himself caught up in a federal case against three men accused of running a gambling ring out of an Upstate New York bar. Vanek, who played nearby in both Rochester and Buffalo, served as a witness, b…Upvote Share Tweet
Beware: Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon just busted his slumpthehockeynews.com Oct 31What do advanced stats folks say about small sample sizes? Through 10 games, Colorado Avalanche center and 2014 Calder Trophy winner Nathan MacKinnon was still without his first goal of the season, but last night against the New York Islanders he potted…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeurthehockeynews.com Oct 30It appears the Boston Bruins could look elsewhere for help at right wing. While they reportedly had interest in Buffalo Sabres winger Chris Stewart, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman claims it doesn’t appear a deal can be made at this time. Friedman claims …Upvote Share Tweet
QMJHL Roundup: McDonald leads as Islanders hand Mooseheads third straight lossNHL.com Oct 29HALIFAX - Mason McDonald kicked out 36-of-37 shots as the Charlottetown Islanders toppled the host Halifax Mooseheads 4-1 on Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play. Guillaume Rioux-Legault had a goal and an assist for the Island...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Isles have prospects to help land supplementary talentthehockeynews.com Oct 28The New York Islanders are off to a terrific start this season. Entering this week, the Isles had a record of 6-2-0, putting them atop the Metropolitan Division and second overall in the Eastern Conference. ESPN.com’s Craig Custance fielded a question f…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 27NEW YORK – Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter, Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens and New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Oct. 26. FIRST STAR – JEFF CARTER, C, LOS ANGELES K...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 26No. 1 Star: Frans Nielsen, New York Islanders Nielsen’s three third-period goals surged the Islanders past the Dallas Stars in a wild 7-5 game. The center scored the first two goals of the period to give New York the lead, and closed out the scoring wit…Upvote Share Tweet
E:60 Travis Hamonic - In the Name of the FatherNov 21After every home game New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic returns to his locker to do something far more important than anything he will ever do on the ice. He sheds his tough guy persona and welcomes a child he has never met.
Elevated Plays Of The WeekNov 21Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL.
Isles Return Favor Against LightningNov 18After losing 5-2 in Tampa on Saturday night, New York won by the same score in Uniondale on Tuesday night.
Lightning Halt Islanders' StreakNov 15The Islanders' five-game winning streak came to an end with a 5-2 loss to the Lightning.
‘The Opportunity To Do Something Special’Nov 21Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Planes, Bills and SnowmobilesNov 21I have covered the NFL for 30 years, and I must say I have never heard an NFL executive say he hoped a snowmobile would come up big for his team in advance of a game with big playoff implications. That happened Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills quite po…
As Chicago Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not …Nov 20As the Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not to second-guess their hiring of his successor, Marc Trestman, Michael Wilbon writes.
Three Games With Huge Playoff ImplicationsNov 20Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday