Arizona Coyotes center Antoine Vermette (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: NHL Trade Deadline Figures To Have Some Names, Key Role Players

Serious plans for the NHL’s March 2 trade deadline are being made right now, and it’s all about making the best possible deal.

02/18/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 25: Chad Johnson #30 of the New York Islanders skates against the Dallas Stars at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 25, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Stars 7.5.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Johnson Stops 37 As Isles Skate To 4-1 Win Over Carolina

Backup Chad Johnson made 37 saves and four players scored to lead the New York Islanders past the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night.

02/18/2015

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Islanders Fan During Broadcast: ‘My Son Was Conceived Back In That Parking Lot’

Yep. On Monday night, an original Islanders season-ticket holder told everyone in TV land a little too much information.

02/17/2015

Kevin Klein of the New York Rangers is congratulated by teammates after scoring the game-winner in the third period against the New York Islanders on February 16, 2015 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

We Can Beat You! Rangers Storm Back, Win Wild One Over Islanders

When the Islanders scored 11 seconds in on Monday night and built a pair of two-goal leads it appeared they would remain perfect at home against division opponents. Not so fast.

02/17/2015

John Tavares, left, Mikhail Grabovski, center, and Johnny Boychuk of the New York Islanders celebrate a first-period goal by Grabovski against the New York Rangers at Nassau Coliseum on Jan.  27, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Islanders Have Owned Rangers With Depth, Relentless Forecheck

The Metropolitan Division-leading Islanders have won all three meetings this season, outscoring the Rangers 13-4. The Isles have dominated, pinning their rivals deep in their own end by dictating pace with their relentless forecheck.

02/16/2015

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano watches from the bench during a game against the Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on Dec. 12, 2013 in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Capuano Part Of 3-Man Race For NHL’s Jack Adams Award

Peter Laviolette, Jon Cooper, Michel Therrien, Jack Capuano and Alain Vigneault have all done outstanding jobs this season and should be the leading candidates for NHL coach of the year.

02/16/2015

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates scoring a goal with Josh Bailey #12 against the Boston Bruins during their game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 29, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bailey, Tavares Score 2 Each In Isles’ Win Over Blue Jackets

Josh Bailey scored two goals in the first period, John Tavares had two goals and two assists, and the New York Islanders fought off two rallies by the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 6-3 victory on Saturday night.

02/14/2015

David Clarkson, left, of the Toronto Maple Leafs is pushed into Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak, center, by Thomas Hickey during the first period at Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Sportsnet’s Marek: Snow Owes It To Islanders To Be Aggressive At Trade Deadline

The Islanders find themselves atop the Metropolitan Division and right on the periphery of the Eastern Conference stratosphere.

02/13/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders, who already had two goals in the game, gets the puck behind Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Toronto Maple Leafs but it doesn't go into the net during the second period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 12, 2015 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lee Scores 2, Halak Earns 30th Win As Isles Edge Maple Leafs

Anders Lee scored two goals, including the tiebreaker in the second period, and Jaroslav Halak made 32 saves for his 30th win of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2.

02/13/2015

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a press conference as part of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weeknd at the Nationwide Arena on Jan. 24, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Gary Bettman On WFAN: State Of The NHL In New York Market Is Tremendous

Gary Bettman is as thrilled about the success of the New York City area hockey teams as their fans are.

02/12/2015

Scoreboard at the end of the 79th MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium on July 15, 2008. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

5 Most Memorable All-Star Games In New York History

As New York City gets set to host the NBA’s biggest names this weekend, we look back at some of the best All-Star games the area has ever seen.

02/12/2015

The New York Islanders celebrate their 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 10, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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.

02/11/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 10: The game winning shot by Casey Cizikas #53 of the New York Islanders eludes Viktor Fasth #35 of the Edmonton Oilers at 15:23 of the third period  at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 10, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Oilers 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Cizikas Snaps Tie, Gives Isles 3-2 Win Over Edmonton

Casey Cizikas snapped a third-period tie with 4:37 left, and the New York Islanders pulled out a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.

02/11/2015

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) and Brock Nelson (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Islanders, Rangers Fighting Through Injuries And Individual Scoring Slumps

Odds are good the Islanders and the Rangers will make the playoffs, but what shape each will be in when they get there is anyone’s guess.

02/10/2015

Fans pose with the New York Islanders ice girls prior to a game against the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Barclays Center CEO: Islanders Ticket Sales ‘Far Exceeding Our Expectations’

Brett Yormark says the timing of the Islanders’ relocation couldn’t be better with the team in the midst of “one of the best seasons in the history of their franchise.”

02/10/2015

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