John Tavares #91 and Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders skate against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 21, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Are Back On Track After A Brief Slide

Every team has bad games, and the loss to Toronto was definitely one the Isles will want to forget. But at this rate, it’ll wind up being a small blip on the radar screen. That’s what happens when you win.

10/24/2014

Josh Bailey (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Islanders Lose Forward Josh Bailey To Broken Hand

The Islanders suffered a bad break Thursday, though they did manage to get back in the win column against the Bruins.

10/24/2014

Islanders forward Frans Nielsen (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Okposo, Johnson Help Islanders To Big Win In Boston

The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara.

10/24/2014

(l-r) New York Islanders partners Jon Ledecky, Charles Wang and Scott Malkin pose for a photo opportunity following a press conference at Nassau Coliseum on October 22, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

New Islanders Owners’ Main Goal: Get A ‘Fifth Ring’

Surrounded by reminders of the team’s four straight Stanley Cups in the 1980s, the new partners spoke of a better future for the team that is headed to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center next season.

10/23/2014

New Islanders minority owners Jonathan Ledecky, second from right, and Scott Malkin, left, meet the media with general manager Garth Snow, right, and owner Charles Wang on Oct. 22, 2014, at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. (Photo: Dan Friedman/CBSNewYork.com)

New Islanders Owners Ledecky, Malkin On Mission To Earn Trust Of The Fans

Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin met the media on Wednesday at Nassau Coliseum and made it clear they plan on putting competitive teams on the ice when they take over ownership of the Islanders in two years.

10/22/2014

This October 22, 2014 photo shows police and medical personnel moving a wounded Canadian soldier into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada. (credit: MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Leafs-Senators Game Postponed By NHL After Shootings

The NHL postponed Wednesday night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of shootings in Ottawa.

10/22/2014

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

5 Notable Ownership Developments In Islanders History

To say the Islanders have had a checkered ownership history is putting it mildly. Will Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin restore some sort of order in two years? Who knows?

10/22/2014

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 21:  Phil Kessel #81 of the Toronto Maple Leafs returns to the bench following his second goal of the game at 17:53 of the second period against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 21, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kessel Scores Two, Lifts Leafs To 5-2 Win Over Islanders

Phil Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 rout over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.

10/22/2014

Curtis Martin  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 29-20

Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 29-20.

10/21/2014

New York Islanders Training Session

Penguins Hand Islanders 1st Loss Of Season, 3-1

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.

10/18/2014

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 16: The New York Islanders celebrate after a goal scored by Josh Bailey #12 of the New York Islanders in the third period during a game against the San Jose Sharks at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 16, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Tavares Lifts Unbeaten Isles In Shootout Win Over San Jose

John Tavares scored the decisive goal of the shootout and the New York Islanders remained unbeaten with a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.

10/17/2014

Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy, left, celebrates his third-period goal with center John Tavares on Oct. 14, 2014, at Madison Square Garden. The Islanders defeated the Rangers 6-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Islanders May Be On The Cusp Of Something Special

At this point, it would be reckless to say the Islanders will challenge for the top seed in the East, but a 3-0 start that includes a 6-3 win over the Rangers is absolutely delicious for this affection- and attention-starved franchise.

10/15/2014

Patrick Ewing  (Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 39-30

Moving on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes of all time by uniform/jersey number, here are numbers 39-30.

10/15/2014

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal at 15:03 of the second period against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on October 14, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: The Red-Hot Islanders Are Making An Early Statement

Whether or not they’ll keep this up remains to be seen, but there’s certainly a lot to like about how they’ve played out of the gate.

10/15/2014

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14:  Nick Leddy #2 of the New York Islanders (L) celebrates his goal at 10:59 of the third period along with h91#2 against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on October 14, 2014 in New York City. The Islanders defeated the Rangers 6-3.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Skate Past Rangers 6-3 Thanks To Big Third Period

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.

10/15/2014

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