NHL.com Updated Jul 3 (yesterday)
Right wing Colin McDonald signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Philadelphia Flyers, general manager Ron Hextall announced Friday. McDonald, 30, spent the past three seasons with the New York Islanders, splitting time last season betwee...Share Tweet
James Wright, Joe Whitney among 6 players Islanders sign to 2-way, 1-year contractsNHL.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts. The team announced the signings Thursday. Justin Florek, Ben Holmstrom, Bracken Kearns and Justin Vaive also...Share Tweet
Islanders sign Greiss, Hickey, Petrov to contractsNHL.com Jul 1 (3 days ago)The New York Islanders on Wednesday signed goaltender Thomas Greiss to a two-year contract and re-signed defenseman Thomas Hickey to a three-year contract. Greiss' contract is worth $3 million and Hickey's is worth $6.6 million, according to Ne...Share TweetSUNRISE, Fla. -- Andong Song became the first Chinese-born player to be selected in the NHL Draft when the New York Islanders chose him Saturday in the sixth round (No. 172). The 6-foot, 161-pound defenseman, who plays at the Lawrenceville Scho...Share TweetNHL.com Jun 27SUNRISE, Fla. - For the first time, a Chinese player has been selected in the NHL Draft. Andong Song was selected by the New York Islanders with the No. 172 pick in the draft on Saturday. The defenceman started playing hockey on tiny rinks in...Share Tweet
Trades completed during Day 1 of 2015 NHL DraftNHL.com Jun 27Ottawa traded G Robin Lehner and C David Legwand to Buffalo for NY Islanders' 1st-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft (previously acquired, 21st overall). Boston traded D Dougie Hamilton to Calgary for Calgary's 1st-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draf...Share Tweet
Oilers move on to improving defence, trade picks to Islanders for ReinhartNHL.com Jun 26SUNRISE, Fla. - The Edmonton Oilers made another step to try to win now by acquiring defenceman Griffin Reinhart from the New York Islanders on Friday night. Reinhart cost the Oilers the 16th and 33rd picks in the draft. The 21-year-old, w...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 26Considering the increased trade speculation entering the 2015 draft, it’s only fitting Boston Bruins left winger Milan Lucic and defenseman Dougie Hamilton should resurface in the rumor mill. The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch claims the Bruins are listeni…Share Tweet
2015 Draft Preview – Diligence paying off for New York Islandersthehockeynews.com Jun 25The Islanders put a lot of stock in the draft and, in particular, the draft combine. The franchise has been infamous in the past for making the kids they interview fill out a lengthy personality test, but clearly it serves a purpose: noted free spirit J…Share Tweet
Canada’s world junior camp roster shows a wide-open competitionthehockeynews.com Jun 24Heading into the 2015 world juniors in Toronto, there were many Canadian players we could basically check off as guarantees long before the roster was decided. Connor McDavid, Max Domi, Anthony Duclair, Sam Reinhart, Zach Fucale, Darnell Nurse, Josh Mor…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Would the Capitals, Penguins or Islanders trade for Patrick Sharp?thehockeynews.com Jun 22While the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate their latest Stanley Cup championship, GM Stan Bowman will begin the difficult task of determining which of his players become salary-cap casualties. The Blackhawks have more than $64 million invested in cap payrol…Share Tweet
Islanders' Okposo could be on trading block: reportNHL.com Jun 20New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo may be a trade chip for general manager Garth Snow at the 2015 NHL Draft in Sunrise, Fla., next week, Newsday reported Saturday. Okposo, who is entering the final season of his five-year, $14 million co...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 18John Spano, the man who tried to fraudulently own the New York Islanders in the late 90s was sentenced to 10 years in jail Thursday Last month, Spano pleaded guilty to one count of grand theft and 44 counts of forgery in Lake County, Ohio. This would be…Share Tweet
Top 5 NHL stars-turned-coachesthehockeynews.com Jun 17Members of the NHL’s coaching community come from a wide variety of backgrounds – some, like Canucks coach Willie Desjardins, have degrees in social work; others, like Dallas’ Lindy Ruff, are hockey lifers with a background as a worker bee NHLer – but, …Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 16There was a time when Alexei Yashin was one of the most dangerous players in hockey. Not recently, mind you, but there was a time. But as any Rangers or Devils fan can probably remind you, the New York Islanders were still paying the Russian center, des…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 16You could see it in the dejection splashed across the face of Steven Stamkos, and hear it in the considered whisper of Jon Cooper: the Tampa Bay Lightning were spent, physically and emotionally, and at a loss for appropriate words in the wake of losing …Share TweetNHL.com Jun 11The New York Islanders announced today that they have reached an affiliation agreement with the Missouri Mavericks of the ECHL for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. Missouri joins the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League as the Isl...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 9TAMPA – Let’s get one thing straight. The New York Islanders absolutely made the right call with they took John Tavares first overall in the 2009 entry draft. Now, let’s get another thing straight. Victor Hedman, who was taken right after Tavares, is ta…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 8CHICAGO — Enjoy it. That’s what New York Islanders forward Ryan Strome told his younger brother Dylan as he prepares to make the jump from junior hockey to the NHL. The middle Strome brother, along with several other top prospects, including his Erie Ot…Share Tweet
Getting To Know: Tom Kurversthehockeynews.com Jun 7Status: Former NHL defenseman from 1984-1995 for Montreal, Buffalo, New Jersey, Toronto, Vancouver, New York Islanders and Anaheim. Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 198 pounds DOB: September 14, 1962 In: Minneapolis, MN First Hockey Memory: “I was going to an outdoor h…Share Tweet
Islanders to keep logo, uniforms in Brooklyn: reportNHL.com Jun 2The New York Islanders will not change their logo or jerseys when they begin playing at Barclays Center in Brooklyn next season. "One of the things we wanted to do is reiterate again, because I think fans are still concerned, that the Islanders...Share Tweet
Report: Carmelo Anthony Interested In Buying NASL Teamdeadspin.com Jun 1According to Empire of Soccer, the New York Knicks’ star forward is interested in reviving the Puerto Rican NASL squad, the Puerto Rico Islanders, which was disbanded in 2012.Read more...Share Tweet
Oshawa Generals win Memorial Cup in OT thanks to undrafted rookie Anthony Cirellithehockeynews.com May 31QUEBEC CITY – Thanks to Anthony Cirelli’s two goals, including the overtime marker on a rebound against Kelowna, the OHL’s Oshawa Generals are Memorial Cup champions. Battling a Rockets team with two Canadian world junior gold medallists and a player wh…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.
What's the next step?Jul 4J.A. Adande writes of the Lakers big swings and misses in free agency: "They couldn't change the basic facts that they can only sell the glorious past...
Think smallJul 3What should the Clippers do now that DeAndre Jordan is waving farewell to Lob City? J.A. Adande writes they should take cues from their neighbors 350 ...
One Team, 25 Years OnJul 2Mike Martin (Michael J. LeBrecht II/1Deuce3 Photography) This week The MMQB is running a few stories by Peter King from the pages of Sports Illustrated. This story first appeared in the December 12, 2011 issue. With Special Reporting by Matt Gagne, Joan…
Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 PackersJul 1Favre’s game against the Lions, as well as past injuries, left him battered, bruised and in full recuperation mode on Monday morning. (Focus on Sports/Getty Images) This week The MMQB is running several past stories by Peter King from the pages of Sport…