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Saturday's NHL Capsules

Saturday's NHL Capsules

NHL.com ESPN.com Updated 2 hours ago
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 ...
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  • Around the League notebook for Friday, Nov. 21

    Around the League notebook for Friday, Nov. 21

    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...
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  • The next great two-way center? Colin White headlines The Hot Li…

    The next great two-way center? Colin White headlines The Hot List

    thehockeynews.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…
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  • Around the League notebook for Saturday, Nov. 15

    Around the League notebook for Saturday, Nov. 15

    NHL.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 ...
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  • Paquette, inserted into lineup in place of Drouin, helps Lightn…

    Paquette, inserted into lineup in place of Drouin, helps Lightning beat Islanders 5-2

    NHL.com Nov 15
    TAMPA, 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...
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  • Around the League notebook for Friday, Nov. 14

    Around the League notebook for Friday, Nov. 14

    NHL.com Nov 15
    FRIDAY’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...
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  • Okposo's SO goal lifts surging Islanders to 4-3 win over Panthe…

    Okposo's SO goal lifts surging Islanders to 4-3 win over Panthers

    NHL.com Nov 14
    SUNRISE, 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...
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  • Leddy, Lee get Islanders off to fast start, Halak stops 20 shot…

    Leddy, Lee get Islanders off to fast start, Halak stops 20 shots in 6-0 win over Avalanche

    NHL.com Nov 11
    UNIONDALE, 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...
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  • Nielsen scores late in 3rd period, Halak posts shutout in Isles…

    Nielsen scores late in 3rd period, Halak posts shutout in Isles' 1-0 win over Coyotes

    NHL.com Nov 9
    GLENDALE, 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...
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  • Nielsen scores late in 3rd period, Halak posts shutout in Isles…

    Nielsen scores late in 3rd period, Halak posts shutout in Isles' 1-0 win over Coyotes

    NHL.com Nov 8
    GLENDALE, 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...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Tavares, Brassard play OT heroes for New York

    NHL Three Stars: Tavares, Brassard play OT heroes for New York

    No. 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…
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  • Isles top Ducks in OT with Getzlaf, Perry out

    Isles top Ducks in OT with Getzlaf, Perry out

    ESPN.com Nov 6
    John 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.
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  • Watch AHL goaltender come up with inventive way to break up 2-o…

    Watch AHL goaltender come up with inventive way to break up 2-on-0

    There’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…
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  • QMJHL Roundup: Fucale, Ehlers lead way as Halifax blanks Charlo…

    QMJHL Roundup: Fucale, Ehlers lead way as Halifax blanks Charlottetown

    NHL.com Nov 2
    CHARLOTTETOWN - 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...
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  • Logan Couture's tiebreaking goal in 3rd period leads Sharks pas…

    Logan Couture's tiebreaking goal in 3rd period leads Sharks past Islanders 3-1

    NHL.com Nov 2
    SAN 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...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Defensemen at a premium in trade market

    Rumor Roundup: Defensemen at a premium in trade market

    SI.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…
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  • Thomas Vanek Paid Off $230,000 Gambling Debt With Islanders Pay…

    Thomas Vanek Paid Off $230,000 Gambling Debt With Islanders Paycheck

    This 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…
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  • Beware: Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon just busted his slump

    Beware: Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon just busted his slump

    What 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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeur

    Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeur

    It 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 …
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  • QMJHL Roundup: McDonald leads as Islanders hand Mooseheads thir…

    QMJHL Roundup: McDonald leads as Islanders hand Mooseheads third straight loss

    NHL.com Oct 29
    HALIFAX - 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...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Isles have prospects to help land supplementary …

    Rumor Roundup: Isles have prospects to help land supplementary talent

    The 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…
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  • Carter, Scrivens and Nielsen named 'Three Stars'

    Carter, Scrivens and Nielsen named 'Three Stars'

    NHL.com Oct 27
    NEW 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...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Nielsen leads Islanders rally; Jagr, Larsson w…

    NHL Three Stars: Nielsen leads Islanders rally; Jagr, Larsson win in OT

    yahoo.com Oct 26
    No. 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…
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  • Video - E:60 Travis Hamonic - In the Name of the Father 14:38

    E:60 Travis Hamonic - In the Name of the Father

    Nov 21
    After 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.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:50

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Nov 21
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - Isles Return Favor Against Lightning 01:11

    Isles Return Favor Against Lightning

    Nov 18
    After losing 5-2 in Tampa on Saturday night, New York won by the same score in Uniondale on Tuesday night.
  • Video - Lightning Halt Islanders' Streak 00:49

    Lightning Halt Islanders' Streak

    Nov 15
    The Islanders' five-game winning streak came to an end with a 5-2 loss to the Lightning.

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