Al Montoya


Islanders Battle Back For 1 Point, But Fall In OT To ‘Hawks

Patrick Sharp scored his second goal of the game 1:34 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.


John Tavares

Islanders Suddenly On A Roll, Rout Lightning

Matt Martin scored his second game-winning goal in his three-year NHL career, and the New York Islanders shook off a slow start and routed the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Tuesday night.


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Moulson Scores Four As Islanders Down Stars

Matt Moulson’s four goal night helped the New York Islanders defeat the Dallas Stars 5-4 on Saturday night.


P.A. Parenteau

Islanders Come Alive In 3rd, But Lose In Shootout To Blackhawks

Jonathan Toews netted the only goal in the shootout, after posting a short-handed goal and assist in regulation, and the Chicago Blackhawks outlasted the New York Islanders 5-4 on Friday night.


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Carver: Are The Islanders Showing Signs Of Life?

A week ago the Islanders season was pretty much finished. They were already over 10 points out of a playoff spot and there was nothing this team was showing you that made you think they had anything left. I thought they were cooked. I was wrong.


Al Montoya

Montoya Saves The Day For Islanders In Buffalo

Brian Rolston scored the go-ahead goal 9:23 into the third period and Al Montoya stopped 30 shots to give the New York Islanders their second straight road win by beating the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Tuesday night.


Islanders defenseman Mark Eaton

Capellini: Islanders’ Putrid Start Is The Very Disaster That Simply Couldn’t Happen

Inexplicably, we are 18 games into the season and the Islanders are once again the laughingstocks of the NHL. It’s simply unbelievable and inexcusable.


Nino Niederreiter

Carver: Time For Islanders To Mix It Up

Mike Carver believes the last-place Islanders must makes changes now before their November slide turns into an avalanche.


Al Montoya

An Avalanche Of Angst: Islanders Blow Huge Lead, Fall In OT

Kyle Quincey scored a power-play goal 2:39 into overtime and Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 30 saves, helping the Colorado Avalanche rally from a three-goal deficit and beat the slumping New York Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night.


Al Montoya

Islanders’ Good Vibrations Last All Of 1 Game; Bruins Pull Away In 3rd

Nathan Horton had two goals and an assist, and Tuukka Rask stopped 24 shots to earn his first win of the season and lead the Boston Bruins to a 6-2 victory over the New York Islanders.


San Jose Sharks v New York Islanders

Keefe To The City: Islanders Chat With Mike Carver

Mike Carver, Islanders blogger for, joined Neil Keefe to talk about the Islanders as they look to solve their early season scoring problems and figure out who to start in net.


Rick DiPietro (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images), Al Montoya (credit: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Carver: Islanders’ Goalie Puzzle Still Unsolved

As we turn the calendar to November, a full month has now passed in the Islanders season and the biggest question they had 4 weeks ago is more puzzling now than ever.



Lightning Outwork Islanders Early, Cruise From There

Vincent Lecavalier had a goal and an assist to help the Tampa Bay Lightning stop a five-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.


John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders scores at 11:47 of the second period against the New York Rangers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 15, 2011. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Carver’s Kick Saves: Season Of Hope Off To A Fast Start For Islanders

Maybe my expectations for the Islanders are a little higher than others. The bottom line is that the bar has been raised and if the opening home stand is any indication, it will continue to rise.


Brian Rolston

Tavares Explosion Powers Islanders To Rout Of Lightning

John Tavares had two goals and two assists in the first period and New York ruined the return of former Islanders goalie Dwayne Roloson in a 5-1 rout of the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.