Al Montoya

Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Montoya, Jets Edge Islanders 3-2

Mark Stuart, Andrew Ladd and Devin Setoguchi scored second-period goals and Al Montoya made 28 saves and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the New York Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday.


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Islanders’ Postseason Chance Ends With 6-3 Loss To Bruins

Bruins ended the New York Islanders’ minuscule postseason chances with a 6-3 victory on Saturday.


Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders is congratulated by his teammates. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bailey ‘Bails Out’ Islanders In Shootout

Josh Bailey scored the overtime winner as the Islanders defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 3-1 on Saturday night.


A shot by Jason Spezza of the Ottawa Senators goes wide of Al Montoya of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 20, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Pick Very Bad Time To Play Worst Game Of The Season

It was a dismal President’s Day afternoon for the New York Islanders and they were blanked by the Ottawa Senators, 6-0.


Al Montoya

Nabokov Sits Due To Illness, Blues Toy With Islanders

Andy McDonald scored his first goal of the season, and T.J. Oshie had goal and an assist in the St. Louis Blues’ 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.


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Nabokov, Islanders Lose 4-1 To Panthers

Evgeni Nabokov allowed three goals on six shots in the second and made just 11 saves on 15 shots total before being lifted for backup Al Montoya to start the third.


John Tavares

Leafs Finish Off Home-And-Home Sweep Of Isles With Wild OT Win

Clarke MacArthur’s second goal of the game at 2:06 of overtime lifted Toronto over the New York Islanders 4-3 on Tuesday night, giving the Maple Leafs a sweep of the home-and-home series.


Evgeni Nabokov

Capellini: Islanders Should Bite Bullet And Keep Nabokov For Duration Of Season

Evgeni Nabokov may now be as important a piece to their short-term future as any other player on their roster.


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Gallof: Islanders, Rangers Renew Love Affair; More On A Now Defensive-Minded Milbury

The tale of these two teams is quite simple. The Rangers are on a tear near the top of the Eastern Conference, while the Islanders are better than just three other NHL teams.


Dany Heatley #15 of the Minnesota Wild skates off the ice as the New York Islanders celebrate a win on December 17, 2011 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Islanders defeated the Wild 2-1 in a shootout. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Carver: Isles Are Road Warriors

For the first two months of the season, the Islanders couldn’t win on the road, but now their play away from home is saving their season. Mike Carver explains how the Islanders have turned it around on the road and how they have kept their season afloat.


Evgeni Nabokov

Islanders Make Most Of First Trip To Winnipeg In 15 Years

P.A. Parenteau scored in regulation and added the shootout winner to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.


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Islanders Top Wild 2-1 In Shootout

Frans Nielsen scored the only goal in the shootout while Al Montoya had his glove in good form, giving the New York Islanders their first extra-time victory of the season.


Al Montoya

Capellini: The Curious Case Of The Islanders’ Al Montoya

So it appears Al Montoya isn’t superhuman after all? The Islanders’ No. 1 goaltender — yes, now the team’s undisputed starter — hasn’t been too good of late and it has many people asking why. I think I know the answer.


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Gallof: The Lay Of The Land In Islanders Country

No corner on the Islanders season has been turned just yet. However, being able to put on the brakes to this year’s losing streak is far different to last year’s spin out into oblivion. That is a clear step forward.


Al Montoya

Islanders Fight Back, Just To Give It All Away In Montreal

Petteri Nokelainen scored with 6:15 remaining as the Montreal Canadiens recovered after giving up a two-goal lead in the third period, beating the New York Islanders 5-3 Tuesday night.