Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Goalie Halak Heading To All-Star Game As Injury Replacement

When the Islanders traded for Jaroslav Halak’s rights and then signed him to a four-year, $18 million contract over the summer, they envisioned a horse No. 1 goalie who could carry them to new heights. So far, so good.

01/15/2015

Nikolay Kulemin #86 of the New York Islanders celebrates scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during their game at Madison Square Garden on January 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Isles’ Final Season On Long Island Is Already Feeling Special

After missing the playoffs seven times in nine seasons, the New York Islanders might finally be finding out what it’s like to be on the right side of the breaks.

01/15/2015

Nikolay Kulemin of the New York Islanders celebrates scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during their game at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 13, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Howie Rose: Islanders Look Poised To Go ‘For A Little Ride’ This Spring

Howie Rose has been the voice of the Islanders for two decades and he’s the first to admit he’s never seen anything like what the team is doing this season.

01/14/2015

Cam Talbot #33 of the New York Rangers makes a save against Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders during their game at Madison Square Garden on January 13, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Islanders Cool Off Rangers With Dominant 3-0 Win At MSG

Frans Nielsen’s short-handed tally capped the Islanders’ three-goal second period, Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves in his fourth shutout of the season, and Long Island’s team cooled off the New York Rangers with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday night.

01/14/2015

Members of the Islanders and the Rangers brawl during a game at Nassau Coliseum on Sept. 24, 2007. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

10 Of The Best Games In Islanders-Rangers History

Not that you need any other motivation to get excited about Tuesday night’s big game between the Islanders and Rangers, but we figured we’d give you some anyway.

01/13/2015

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers and Kevin Klein #8 discuss play before a face-off against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period at Staples Center on January 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hartnett: There’s Little Separating Rangers, Isles Ahead Of Tuesday’s Showdown

It’s the game that has New York buzzing. The streaking Rangers and Metropolitan-leading Islanders will lock horns on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

01/13/2015

John Tavares (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images); Rick Nash (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

For The First Time In A Long Time, Islanders-Rangers Is Loaded With Juice

When the Rangers and the Islanders take the ice Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden for their second meeting of the season, the rivalry will be back front and center in the minds of New Yorkers for the first time in a long while.

01/12/2015

Dalton Prout #47 of the Columbus Blue Jackets defends John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders as he turns with the puck during the second period on January 10, 2015 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

Islanders Use Big Second Period To Top Blue Jackets 5-2

Brian Strait had a goal and an assist and the New York Islanders used a three-goal second period to power past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Saturday night.

01/10/2015

John Tavares of the New York Islanders skates with the puck in the first period against the Washington Capitals during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 29, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders’ Top Line Woes Are Fixable, But A Trade Is A Last Resort

What is of particular concern to the Islanders is that the third spot on their top line has been a revolving door for much of the season. The solution has yet to prevent itself.

01/09/2015

J. P. Parise (Credit: Twitter via @NYIslanders)

J.P. Parise, Former Islander And Father Of Zach, Dies At 73

J.P. Parise, a Minnesota North Stars standout who also played for Canada in a landmark series against the Soviet Union in 1972, has died of lung cancer. He was 73.

01/08/2015

Dan Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers celebrates with his team after assisting on a goal against the Dallas Stars in the first period at American Airlines Center on December 29, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.

01/07/2015

Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bonino, Vey Score In Canucks’ 3-2 Win Over Islanders

Ryan Stanton scored his first goal in more than a year and Nick Bonino and Linden Vey also broke long droughts as Vancouver beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night.

01/07/2015

The New York Islanders Stanley Cup Championship banners are shown during the game against the Ottawa Senators on Jan. 29, 2008 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

As Secondary Prices Skyrocket, Islanders Are Now The Hottest Ticket In Town

It has been quite a season so far for the Islanders, both on the ice and for their bottom line.

01/05/2015

Pat Lafontaine of the New York Islanders takes a slap shot during warm ups prior to a game against the Los Angeles Kings at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Oct. 4, 1990. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Islanders To Honor LaFontaine On March 24, Prior To Game Vs. Wild

After representing the United States in the 1984 Winter Olympics, Pat LaFontaine jumped straight to the NHL and joined the Islanders in the midst of their quest for a fifth consecutive Stanley Cup.

01/05/2015

A tribute is held for the late Stuart Scott, who passed away from his battle with cancer on January 4, 2015, before a New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Reid Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stuart Scott Mourned By Colleagues, Athletes, President Obama

“You beat cancer by how you live. So live. Live. Fight like hell.” That fight ended Sunday when Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality, died at age 49.

01/05/2015

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