Rumor Roundup: Stars won’t make any changes in goal before season starts
thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 20
At the start of this NHL off-season, the woeful performance of Dallas Stars goaltenders Kari Lehtonen and Antti Niemi generated talk of a possible change between the pipes. They had the worst combined goals-against (2.78) of the 16 teams entering the 20…Share Tweet
yahoo.com Aug 19[Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…Share TweetFor those tiring of hearing about NCAA free agent Jimmy Vesey, rest assured that the 23-year-old winger is nearing a decision on his destination. According to a report from ESPN’s Joe McDonald, Vesey has finished meeting with the teams he has interest i…Share Tweet
Report: Nassau County hoping to lure Islanders back the Coliseumthehockeynews.com Aug 8There continues to be talk about the potential for the New York Islanders to leave the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and find a new home in or around New York City, with some speculating a potential move to Queens. However, the Islanders’ former home woul…Share Tweet
Rumour Roundup: Red Wings and Lightning may need to make trades to become cap compliantthehockeynews.com Jul 30The Detroit Red Wings avoided arbitration this week with defenseman Danny DeKeyser and goaltender Petr Mrazek. DeKeyser, 26, inked a five-year, $30-million contract, while the 24-year-old Mrazek agreed to a two-year, $8-million deal. These deals, howeve…Share Tweet
Tavares wants to spend career with Islanders, says don’t count on him signing in Torontothehockeynews.com Jul 27Newly minted Islanders co-owner Jon Ledecky has said he wants to make sure John Tavares doesn’t hit the free agent market, GM Garth Snow has said he’ll be talking contract extension with Tavares as soon as possible and now Tavares himself has said that …Share Tweet
Signing bonuses could become next CBA battlegroundthehockeynews.com Jul 26When the NHL announced last fall its seven-year partnership that will see adidas become its official outfitter starting next season, your trusty correspondent asked commissioner Gary Bettman whether the deal would be extended by a year if there were ano…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 25On Saturday, Chicago White Sox all-star pitcher Chris Sale was scratched from his start and sent home because he refused to wear the team’s throwback uniform. It went beyond that, of course. Sale reportedly went into the clubhouse and cut up his own jer…Share TweetThe New York Islanders’ first season at the Barclays Center was successful on the ice, but that hasn’t stopped rumors from swirling about the potential for the club to find a new home in the near future. Last week, the New York Daily News’ Peter Botte r…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 18New York Islanders co-owner John Ledecky has already said GM Garth Snow is going to have no financial restrictions when it comes to making the team a Stanley Cup contender once again, and that seems especially true when it comes to locking up Islanders …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 15NHL New York Islanders co-owner Jon Ledecky, who along with Scott Malkin formally took over the team at the beginning of July, says a lot of things you want to hear. Like how he physically reacts to reading complaints from players’ wives about Barclays …Share Tweet
New Islanders owner says team will spend to “cap-max” in hunt for Stanley Cupthehockeynews.com Jul 14This past season saw the New York Islanders win their way to the second round of the post-season for the first time in 22 years, and new owner Jon Ledecky said there will not be any financial restraints in the way of the once-dynastic Islanders snapping…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 12The Las Vegas expansion franchise will name the first GM in its history Wednesday, and while it appears that owner Bill Foley has scanned the hockey world interviewing candidates, things keep circling back to two prominent hockey names – Montreal Canadi…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs still haven’t made decision on Lupul’s futurethehockeynews.com Jul 11The Toronto Sun’s Steve Simmons praises the ability of Maple Leafs management to ship out contracts considered untradeable. He observes they’ve shed over $23 million in salary-cap space in the last 18 months by dealing away Phil Kessel, Dion Phaneuf, Da…Share Tweet
Veteran D Carkner retires after 15 seasonsNHL.com Jul 7NEW YORK, N.Y. - Defenceman Matt Carkner has retired after a 15-year career. Carkner, 35, appeared in 237 NHL games with the New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators and San Jose Sharks. He scored four goals, added 23 assists and compiled 556 pena...Share Tweet
Berube agrees to one-year deal with IslandersNHL.com Jul 5NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year deal with goaltender Jean-Francois Berube Berube, 24, made his NHL debut with the Islanders last season, posting a 3-2-1 record with a 2.71 goals-against average and .914 save ...Share TweetNEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Islanders agreed to a one-year deal with Pierre-Alexander Parenteau on Saturday, bringing the veteran right wing back for a second stint with the team. Parenteau had a career high-tying 20 goals and 21 assists fo...Share TweetNEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Islanders moved quickly at the start of NHL free agency, signing forwards Andrew Ladd and Jason Chimera but losing longtime stars Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo. Ladd agreed to a seven-year contract Friday, and Ch...Share Tweet
Former NHLer Bill Muckalt a rising star in the coaching gamethehockeynews.com Jun 26BY MURRAY PAM Fifteen years ago this week Bill Muckalt was on an emotional high. A piece in one of the most lopsided trades in NHL annals, Muckalt was dealt by the Islanders along with Zdeno Chara and the 2001 second-overall draft pick (Jason Spezza) to…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 25BUFFALO, N.Y. – The 2016 NHL Draft featured only two 50-goal scorers from this past season. One was Kieffer Bellows, who was selected 19th overall by the New York Islanders. The other was one of the smallest players in the draft: 5’7, 165 lbs. Alex DeBr…Share Tweet
Toews Leads Blackhawks Past IslandersMar 17Jonathan Toews had two goals and two assists in Chicago's 4-1 win over New York.
Habs Hand Isles Third Straight LossMar 14Max Pacioretty scored his 34th goal of the season in Montreal's 3-1 win over New York.
Rangers Edge IslandersMar 10Rick Nash's 39th goal of the season lifted the Rangers past the Islanders 2-1.
Nash On Rangers' WinMar 10Rick Nash discusses the Rangers' 2-1 win over the Islanders.