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Islanders blow lead, recover to deal Predators 5th straight loss

  Brock Nelson scored with 6:08 left, helping the New York Islanders rally after blowing a two-goal lead in the third period with a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. With the win, the Islanders moved back atop the Metropolitan Division, two points ahead of the idle Rangers, and swept the season series with Nashville for the first time. The Islanders had been...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Mysterious Case Of Tyler Kennedy: Or Is It?

The New York Islanders on Monday traded for Tyler Kennedy, formerly of the San Jose Sharks, giving up a conditional third round selection in either the 2015 or 2016 NHL entry draft. The condition being that San Jose receives either the Islanders seventh round selection in the 2015 NHL Draft, or the Tampa Bay Lightning’s seventh round pick in 2015 (previously acquired by the Islanders...
Via Islanders Insight
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 3|5|15 – Martin Suspended

Tonight, the New York Islanders will be playing in Nashville to take on the Predators, but they will have to make yet another adjustment to their lineup. On Wednesday evening, the National Hockey League slapped Islanders forward Matt Martin with a one-game suspension for a kneeing incident on Dallas Stars defenseman Trevor Daley, who will likely be done for “weeks.” The incident...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders Add Necessary Insurance Between the Pipes

Newly acquired goaltender Michal Neuvirth warms up for the New York Islanders. Photo Courtesy of ESPN Garth Snow, the general manager of the New York Islanders (41-21-3, 85 points) may not have been in a frenzy at this year’s NHL trade deadline but he didn’t stand idly by either. The GM on Long Island made one move in particular that won’t be as heralded as some others but...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 3|3|15

The trade deadline left an impact around the NHL, and the Islanders made their own splash, acquiring Michal Neuvirth and Tyler Kennedy. The team also sent Cory Conacher to Vancouver, and shipped G David Leggio to Arizona. While trades are important, New York as a team needs to focus on tonight’s game against the Dallas Stars. The Isles are in a tight race for the division title...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaroslav Halak sets New York Islanders record

Jaroslav Halak picked up his 33rd win of the season on Friday to set a New York Islanders record for wins in a season. Halak was sharing the record of 32 held by Billy Smith, Rick DiPietro and Chris Osgood before the win over the Flames on Friday. Halak is 33-13-0 with a 2.46 GAA and a .911 save percentage. It has always been said, that the goaltender is the most important position...
Via Hockey Fan Land
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Halak tops Flames to set Islanders' single-season win record

  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. Halak stopped 26 shots, but lost his shutout bid with 20.9 seconds left on Josh Jooris' goal that cut Calgary's deficit in half. The Islanders made it 2-0 with 41.3...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the New York Islanders the Best Team in the NHL?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks John...
Via TopSportsReport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes falter in third period against Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- 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. Martin's eighth goal of the season snapped a 1-1 tie before Boychuk added his seventh at 4:15. The win kept the Islanders atop the Metropolitan Division. Kael Mouillierat -- his first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Leddy agrees to seven-year extension

The New York Islanders have signed Nick Leddy to a seven-year, $38.5 million contract extension.   I know a few Chicago Blackhawks fans who would have loved to keep Nick Leddy in the fold as part of the Blackhawks core. However, Chicago’s management group anticipated a big-payday on the horizon for Leddy a good young defenseman and they were not wrong. Today, the New York Islanders...
Via Hockey Fan Land
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders, Defenseman Nick Leddy Agree To 7-Year Contract Worth $38.5 Million

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with Nick Leddy on a seven-year contract, keeping the 23-year-old defenseman away from restricted free agency. Leddy, acquired on the eve of this season from the Chicago Blackhawks, agreed to the deal on Tuesday, six days before the NHL trade deadline. The contract is worth $38.5 million and will run through the 2021...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders, defenseman Leddy agree to 7-year, $38.5 million deal

  The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with Nick Leddy on a seven-year contract, keeping the 23-year-old defenseman away from restricted free agency. Leddy, acquired on the eve of this season from the Chicago Blackhawks, agreed to the deal on Tuesday, six days before the NHL trade deadline. The contract is worth $38.5 million and will run through the 2021-22 season. He is...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Leddy’s New Deal Shows Why He Had To Be Moved

Nick Leddy was a good, young, defenseman for the Chicago Blackhawks. Unfortunately we live in the age of the salary cap and the Blackhawks moved the defenseman before the 2014-15 season started. A lot of Blackhawks fans were upset with the deal when it was made, but if you look at the new contract Leddy signed today, it’s clear that the cap-strapped Hawks couldn’t have made that...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Cal Clutterbuck swings his stick into Vancouver’s bench

Cal Clutterbuck skating past Vancouver’s bench looked innocent enough, but it was clear on the replay that he actually swung his stick into the Canucks’ bench. As you might imagine, the Canucks were livid. The post Video: Cal Clutterbuck swings his stick into Vancouver’s bench appeared first on Puck Drunk Love.
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eric Nystrom runs over Mikhail Grabovski

Mikhail Grabovski was injured following a massive hit from Eric Nystrom. Grabovski didn’t get his head up in time and Nystrom delivered a crushing blow with his shoulder. The hit looked to be pretty clean, but Grabovski was forced to leave on a stretcher. Nystrom was not penalized on the play. The crowd’s “Ohhhh!” sums things up nicely. The post Video: Eric Nystrom runs...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders fan: My son was conceived in parking lot (Video)

One New York Islanders fan might need two minutes in the penalty box for her “TMI” reveal on Monday night. An Islanders fan who says she has been a season ticket holder for 42 years did a TV interview Monday where she reveals that her son was conceived in the parking lot at Nassau Coliseum...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders fan reveals son was conceived in arena parking lot

With the New York Islanders set to relocate to fancier digs when the team sets up shop at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the 2015-16 NHL season, the team’s devoted and long-suffering fan base are going through something of a grieving period as it collectively recollects all the great memories from the team’s run in...Read More The post Islanders fan reveals son was conceived...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders’ Matt Martin Takes Photo Behind Unsuspecting Fan Wearing His Jersey

One New York Islanders fan is kicking himself after failing to realize how close he was to one of his favorite players. Islanders forwards Michael Grabner and Matt Martin decided to take a little trip to the mall Wednesday, and what transpired was pretty funny. The two players stumbled across an unsuspecting Isles fan and had a little fun. The fan happened to be wearing a Martin...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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