Rick Nash of the New York Rangers takes a shot on goal during the second period against the Bruins at TD Garden in Boston on Jan. 15, 2015. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Bad News For Islanders As Rangers To Rest Several Key Players Against Senators

The Islanders can also clinch a spot Thursday night with some help from other teams, including the Rangers. It just doesn’t look like the Blueshirts feel all that inclined to help their long-time rivals out.

04/09/2015

The Flyers’ Ryan White and the Islanders’ Eric Boulton, left, fight during the first period on April 7, 2015, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Will Definitely Get In, But Still Aren’t Ready For The Playoffs

Despite all the Islanders have accomplished this season, they are not ready. They are not in sync, nor are they consistent or building any sort of momentum heading into the postseason.

04/09/2015

Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak looks behind him following a goal by the Flyers in the third period on April 7, 2015, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Are Doing An Absolutely Wonderful Job Making A Mess Of Everything

It happened so fast on Tuesday night, there wasn’t time to feel much of anything except total shock. The anger came later.

04/08/2015

Cam Talbot #33 and the New York Rangers celebrate their 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on April 7, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. By virtue of the win, the Rangers win the Presidents' Trophy for the best record in the NHL for the 2014-15 season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

8 NHL Teams That Have Won Presidents’ Trophy And Stanley Cup In Same Year

There have been eight teams who’ve won both the Presidents’ Trophy and the Stanley Cup in the same year (and the Rangers are actually one of them). We’ve written them down for you.

04/08/2015

Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders skates off the ice after the loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on April 7, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the New York Islanders 5-4. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Islanders In Limbo For Playoff Spot After Brutal Loss To Flyers

With a playoff berth at stake, the Isles pulled off a rally to remember. It’s the finish to forget they have to shake off.

04/08/2015

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

Islanders Poised To Clinch Playoff Berth In Philly

With only three games left in the regular season the Islanders are still trying to put a little “X” next to their names in the standings.

04/07/2015

The interior of Nassau Coliseum. (Photo: Peter Schwartz)

Schwartz: Memories Are Many As Islanders Near The End At The Venerable ‘Old Barn’

Yeah, Nassau Coliseum is a dump. There’s no question about it. But just like Mets fans felt about Shea Stadium, the Coliseum was my dump.

04/06/2015

Buffalo Sabres v New York Islanders

Halak, Islanders Shut Out Sabres 3-0

Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and the New York Islanders earned a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

04/04/2015

Nick Leddy, center, and other members of the New York Islanders celebrates the defenseman’s goal against the Nashville Predators at  Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 19, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Islanders Look To Gain Home Ice Advantage Against Sabres Saturday Night

New York continues its quest for home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs when it hosts the NHL-worst Sabres on Saturday night.

04/04/2015

New York Islanders coaches (l-r) Doug Weight, Jack Capuano and Greg Cronin leave the ice following a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 27, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Need To Strongly Consider Firing Jack Capuano This Summer

You want to become an elite contender? Go out and get a proven coach. Capuano’s done lots of good things with this club, but this is about as far as he can take them.

04/03/2015

Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Come Up Short Against Blue Jackets In Shootout

Ryan Johansen scored late in regulation to tie it and then added the clinching goal in the shootout Thursday night to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders,

04/03/2015

The Brooklyn Nets walk to the court before the game against the New York Knicks on April 1, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via 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 local sports landscape.

04/02/2015

Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: With Playoffs Looming, Islanders Need Halak To Be Their MVP The Rest Of The Way

Jaroslav Halak is a very good goaltender. But does he have the game to help take the Islanders to the next level? We’re going to find out.

03/30/2015

Detroit Red Wings v New York Islanders

Islanders Hold On For Huge Win Over Red Wings

Frans Nielsen’s goal 16 seconds into the second period broke a 3-3 tie and the New York Islanders held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 for their first home win this month.

03/30/2015

Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks is checked by Brian Strait #37 of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 28, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Ducks defeated the Islanders 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Lose As Ducks Clinch Playoff Berth

Frederik Andersen made 29 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks used a two-goal second period to beat the struggling New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday to clinch a Western Conference playoff berth.

03/28/2015

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