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Zdeno Chara suffers knee injury, out 4-to-6 weeks (Update)

Zdeno Chara suffers knee injury, out 4-to-6 weeks (Update)

yahoo.com thehockeynews.com ESPN.com Updated 8 hours ago
Boston Bruins star defenseman Zdeno Chara left their 3-2 loss vs. the New York Islanders during the first period with an injury, and the news isn't good. Joe McDonald of ESPN Boston and TSN's Aaron Ward report that Chara will miss 4-to-6 weeks with liga…
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  • Around the League notebook for Thursday, Oct. 23

    Around the League notebook for Thursday, Oct. 23

    NHL.com 4 hours ago
    THURSDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps NY Islanders 3, BOSTON 2 DETROIT 4, Pittsburgh 3 (OT) Vancouver 4, ST. LOUIS 1 NASHVILLE 3, Chicago 2 MINNESOTA 2, Arizona 0 CALGARY 5, CAROLINA 0 LOS ANGELES 2, Buffalo 0 Columbus 5, SAN JOSE 4 QUI...
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  • Johnson makes 30 saves; Islanders beat Bruins 3-2 after Chara l…

    Johnson makes 30 saves; Islanders beat Bruins 3-2 after Chara leaves with injury

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    BOSTON - Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. ...
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  • On Johnny Boychuk’s Boston homecoming, Bruins GM under fire

    On Johnny Boychuk’s Boston homecoming, Bruins GM under fire

    yahoo.com 20 hours ago
    Last season, Garth Snow got aggressive for the New York Islanders, and it was a mistake. Acquiring Thomas Vanek was a redundant move. It was clearly a rental, as everyone and their mom knew he was going to Minnesota, or at the very least not staying on …
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  • New Islanders owners, Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin, speak …

    New Islanders owners, Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin, speak of bright future for team

    NHL.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The new owners of the New York Islanders have a bold goal for the fallen franchise. "Fifth ring," Jonathan Ledecky said. Ledecky and Scott Malkin were introduced at a news conference Wednesday afternoon at Nassau Coliseum...
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  • Journeyman defenceman T.J. Brennan looking for chance to stick …

    Journeyman defenceman T.J. Brennan looking for chance to stick with NHL team

    NHL.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    TORONTO - Defenceman T.J. Brennan was preparing for life in the New York Islanders system when he received an all too familiar phone call. The Islanders were trading Brennan to the Chicago Blackhawks as part of a four-player deal. Brennan was...
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  • Islanders forward McDonald placed on waivers

    Islanders forward McDonald placed on waivers

    NHL.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    The New York Islanders on Wednesday announced forward Mikhail Grabovski has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 16, and forward Colin McDonald has been placed on waivers. Grabovski sustained a concussion in a victory against th...
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  • Kessel's two goals lifts Maple Leafs to 5-2 win over Islanders

    Kessel's two goals lifts Maple Leafs to 5-2 win over Islanders

    NHL.com Oct 21 (2 days ago)
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Phil Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 rout over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Nine Maple Leafs finished with at least one point, led by Kessel's three. James van Riemsdyk and Mike S...
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  • Josh Ho-Sang finally gets a chance to impress Team Canada

    Josh Ho-Sang finally gets a chance to impress Team Canada

    thehockeynews.com Oct 21 (3 days ago)
    He has been one of the most talented players in his age group for years, yet Josh Ho-Sang has never been given the chance to shine on a big stage…until now. The New York Islanders first-rounder will represent the Ontario League in November when the annu…
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  • QMJHL Roundup: Nicholas Blanchard scores winner as Titan edge I…

    QMJHL Roundup: Nicholas Blanchard scores winner as Titan edge Islanders 4-3

    NHL.com Oct 19 (4 days ago)
    BATHURST, N.B. - Nicholas Blanchard scored the go-ahead goal at 9:58 of the third period and the Acadie-Bathurst Titan held on for a 4-3 win over the Charlottetown Islanders in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Sunday. Raphael Corri...
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  • Five fresh faces making an impact with their new teams

    Five fresh faces making an impact with their new teams

    thehockeynews.com Oct 19 (5 days ago)
    It’s still early in the season, but fans are starting to get a feel for which free agent pick-ups and off-season trades have worked in their favor. For some, it was a blockbuster deal that could change the future of the franchise. For others, it was a s…
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  • Around the League notebook for Saturday, Oct. 18

    Around the League notebook for Saturday, Oct. 18

    NHL.com Oct 19 (5 days ago)
    SATURDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Boston 4, BUFFALO 0 MONTREAL 3, Colorado 2 OTTAWA 3, Columbus 2 DETROIT 1, Toronto 0 (OT) San Jose 4, NEW JERSEY 2 PITTSBURGH 3, NY Islanders 1 WASHINGTON 2, Florida 1 (SO) Philadelphia 6, DALLAS 5 (OT...
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  • Saturday's NHL Capsules

    Saturday's NHL Capsules

    NHL.com Oct 18 (5 days ago)
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist scored power-play goals 55 seconds apart in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins gave the New York Islanders their first loss of the season, 3-1 on Saturday night. The Islanders (...
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  • Top 5 early season surprises

    Top 5 early season surprises

    thehockeynews.com Oct 17 (6 days ago)
    The year has just begun, but already we’ve seen more than our fair share of surprises. Here’s your top-five before we enter the second Saturday of the season: 5. Gustav Nyquist continues to shoot out the lights After the summer of Advanced Statistics, i…
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  • Milan Lucic feeling the heat after appearing to make lewd gestu…

    Milan Lucic feeling the heat after appearing to make lewd gesture at Canadiens fans

    Milan Lucic is no stranger to controversy. In fact, the two are fairly familiar with one another at this point. And the Boston Bruins left winger was back in hot water Thursday after appearing to make a lewd gesture and taunt Canadiens fans with a mimed…
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  • John Scott demolishes Mikhail Grabovski; Was the hit clean? You…

    John Scott demolishes Mikhail Grabovski; Was the hit clean? You decide

    John Scott’s brief career as a member of the San Jose Sharks has already led to headlines both good and not-so-good. In his first game with the organization Tuesday, the enforcer scored (after scoring just twice in 236 career NHL games before that) – bu…
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  • Brock Nelson, Islanders enjoy proving people wrong

    Brock Nelson, Islanders enjoy proving people wrong

    yahoo.com Oct 15
    NEW YORK – Brock Nelson wears a bracelet on his left wrist. Sort of a Livestrong knockoff, themed for breast cancer awareness, as his aunt battled the disease. It reads, in vibrant pink letters: “PROVE PEOPLE WRONG.” “It’s kind of a good slogan to carry…
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  • NHL Capsules: NEW YORK, N.Y. - Kyle Okposo scored his 100th NHL…

    NHL Capsules: NEW YORK, N.Y. - Kyle Okposo scored his 100th NHL…

    NHL.com Oct 15
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Kyle Okposo scored his 100th NHL goal to snap a tie 48 seconds into the third period, and the undefeated New York Islanders netted four goals on seven shots in the final frame to beat the sliding New York Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday ...
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  • Are the Isles for real? Also: for real, Rangers?

    Are the Isles for real? Also: for real, Rangers?

    Try getting this to make sense in your head: the defending Eastern Conference champion New York Rangers have lost three of their first four games and their superstar goalie has surrendered 12 goals in his two most recent games – and their cross-town cou…
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  • Video - Islanders Win In Boychuk's Return To Boston 00:39

    Islanders Win In Boychuk's Return To Boston

    Oct 23
    In his first game back in Boston since being traded, Johnny Boychuk and the Islanders beat the Bruins 3-2.
  • Video - Can Islanders Keep Up Surprising Start? 03:23

    Can Islanders Keep Up Surprising Start?

    Oct 21
    The Islanders are the biggest surprise of the Eastern Conference so far, but can they keep it up and return to the playoffs?
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 13:03

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Oct 21
    Jim Basquil, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside look at the NHL's suspension of Slava Voynov, the Islanders' surprising start and the Avalanche's early slide that has fans asking if it's time to panic in Colorado.
  • Video - Kessel Leads Maple Leafs Past Islanders 00:45

    Kessel Leads Maple Leafs Past Islanders

    Oct 21
    Phil Kessel scored twice in the Maple Leafs' 5-2 win over the Islanders.

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