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Islanders' Lee named February's Rookie of the Month

Islanders' Lee named February's Rookie of the Month

NHL.com Updated 12 hours ago
NEW YORK – New York Islanders center Anders Lee, who led all rookies with seven goals and 15 points (7-8—15) in 15 games, has been named the NHL Rookie of the Month for February. Lee edged Ottawa Senators teammates Mike Hoffman (6-7—13 in 12 GP...
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  • Picking winners of five blockbuster trades from the past 25 yea…

    Picking winners of five blockbuster trades from the past 25 years

    thehockeynews.com Feb 28 (yesterday)
    25 YEARS AGO RANGERS ACQUIRE: Mike Gartner NORTH STARS ACQUIRE: Ulf Dahlen; 1990 4th-rounder (Cal McCowan); 1991 4th-rounder (Alexei Zhitnik) THE BREAKDOWN: After a decade in Washington, Gartner hadn’t played a full season with the North Stars before be…
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  • Halak sets Isles' single-season win record

    Halak sets Isles' single-season win record

    ESPN.com Feb 27 (2 days ago)
    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.
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  • Flames captain Giordano sidelined indefinitely

    Flames captain Giordano sidelined indefinitely

    ESPN.com Feb 27 (3 days ago)
    Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano has been sidelined indefinitely with an undisclosed upper-body injury and won't play against the New York Islanders on Friday night.
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  • ‘Brooklyn Hockey’: Barclays Center trademarks new logos before …

    ‘Brooklyn Hockey’: Barclays Center trademarks new logos before Islanders’ arrival next season

    thehockeynews.com deadspin.com Feb 26 (3 days ago)
    The New York Islanders aren’t about to give up their franchise’s name when the team moves to Brooklyn next season. However, it looks as if the team will have a third jersey that fits in with the colors of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets – and that doesn’t inclu…
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  • THN Trade Deadline preview: Metropolitan Division

    THN Trade Deadline preview: Metropolitan Division

    thehockeynews.com Feb 25 (5 days ago)
    With the Eastern Conference about as wide open as it gets in the parity-laden NHL, the trade deadline could be huge in the Metropolitan Division. Who knows if, come deadline day, a GM from one of the three main contenders swings a deal that changes thei…
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  • Islanders score 4 in 3rd to clobber Coyotes

    Islanders score 4 in 3rd to clobber Coyotes

    ESPN.com Feb 24 (5 days ago)
    Matt Martin and Johnny Boychuk scored less than a minute apart early in the third to break a tie and the New York Islanders went on to rout the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night.
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  • Islanders' Leddy has grown into cornerstone player

    Islanders' Leddy has grown into cornerstone player

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Nick Leddy has been everything the New York Islanders could have hoped for when they acquired him from the Chicago Blackhawks before the start of the season. On Tuesday they made sure he'll be around for a while. The Islande...
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  • Canucks lose goalie Ryan Miller to injury – but for how long?

    Canucks lose goalie Ryan Miller to injury – but for how long?

    The Canucks are in a dogfight for a playoff berth, and are battling division rivals Calgary, San Jose and Los Angeles – as well as Winnipeg and the hard-charging Minnesota Wild – to make it back to the post-season after missing out in 2013-14. And altho…
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  • Rogers Hometown Hockey: Boischatel, Quebec

    Rogers Hometown Hockey: Boischatel, Quebec

    NHL.com Feb 22
    CITY in Canada will televise "Rogers Hometown Hockey" on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. ET. The show will be followed by the game between the Vancouver Canucks and New York Islanders. The location this week is Boischatel, Quebec, and the half-hour program wi...
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  • THN Q&A: Mike Milbury on Twitter, the Islanders and NBC

    THN Q&A: Mike Milbury on Twitter, the Islanders and NBC

    From storming off the NBC set in protest of the 1-3-1 to calling fellow analyst Keith Jones “a dick” to ripping Alex Ovechkin, we can agree Mike Milbury is no shrinking violet. More like Audrey Jr., the man-eating plant in The Little Shop of Horrors. Mi…
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  • QMJHL Roundup: McDonald makes 50 saves as Islanders double Sea …

    QMJHL Roundup: McDonald makes 50 saves as Islanders double Sea Dogs

    NHL.com Feb 20
    CHARLOTTETOWN - A strong first period offensively and solid goaltending led the Charlottetown Islanders to victory on Friday night. Bradley Kennedy scored the first of three straight 1:39 into the first period on the power play and Mason McDo...
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  • Daily News rides to Lake Placid with Team USA and Islanders gre…

    Daily News rides to Lake Placid with Team USA and Islanders great Ken Morrow

    Sunlight was glinting off the snow and high peaks were all around him and now Ken Morrow, grandfather of five, knew he was getting close.
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  • Islanders snap Predators' 6-game winning streak with 5-2 victor…

    Islanders snap Predators' 6-game winning streak with 5-2 victory

    NHL.com Feb 19
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Nick Leddy had a goal and two assists, Jaroslav Halak tied the team record for wins in a season, and the New York Islanders cooled off the NHL-leading Nashville Predators with a 5-2 win on Thursday night. Brian Strait, John ...
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  • Isles’ Mikhail Grabovski injured on thunderous check by Predato…

    Isles’ Mikhail Grabovski injured on thunderous check by Predators’ Eric Nystrom

    New York Islanders forward Mikhail Grabovski has a long history of head injuries over the course of his eight NHL easons, and he had another incident to add to the list Thursday after absorbing a massive check from Nashville winger Eric Nystrom. The Isl…
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  • Eric Nystrom prepares to say goodbye to memory-filled Nassau Co…

    Eric Nystrom prepares to say goodbye to memory-filled Nassau Coliseum

    yahoo.com Feb 19
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Nashville Predators rookie and Long Island native Anthony Bitetto stood outside the team’s Nassau Coliseum locker room recalling memories of the old barn when he was a kid. For the 24-year old rookie, Thursday’s meeting with the New Yo…
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  • Once victim of numbers game, Anders Lee excelling for Islanders

    Once victim of numbers game, Anders Lee excelling for Islanders

    yahoo.com Feb 19
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The “numbers game.” We hear it every training camp when certain players get cut from the NHL roster and are assigned to the AHL. "We wanted to keep you with the big club, but..." Anders Lee of the New York Islanders was intr…
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  • Video - McClement Scores Twice In Carolina Win 00:48

    McClement Scores Twice In Carolina Win

    Feb 28
    Jay McClement scored two goals to increase his season total to six in the Hurricanes' 5-3 win over the Islanders.
  • Video - Believe In The Islanders 00:49

    Believe In The Islanders

    Feb 27
    ESPN hockey analyst Barry Melrose talks about his six reasons why you should root for the New York Islanders to win the Stanley Cup.
  • Video - Canucks Blank Islanders 00:40

    Canucks Blank Islanders

    Feb 22
    Radim Vrbata scored his 22nd goal of the season in the Canucks' 4-0 victory over the Islanders.
  • Video - Capitals Dispatch Islanders In Shootout 01:00

    Capitals Dispatch Islanders In Shootout

    Feb 21
    Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the lone goal in the shootout to lift the Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the Islanders.

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