Islanders Trade MacDonald To Flyers For 2 Draft Picks, ProspectIn exchange for the 27-year-old defenseman the Isles received a second round draft pick in 2015, a third rounder in 2014 and AHLer Matt Mangene.
Futures Unclear For Vanek, MacDonald As Islanders' Snow Works The PhonesWith the NHL trade deadline coming on Wednesday at 3 p.m., the fates of the Islanders' Thomas Vanek and Andrew MacDonald remain up in the air.
Capellini: Islanders' AMac Is A Nice Player, But Not Worth What He's Asking Apparently, teams will be lining up during free agency this summer to pay Andrew MacDonald $5 million per season. I say be my guest. The Islanders are very smart for not doing so.
Report: MacDonald Rejects 4-Year, $16 Million Offer From IslandersAndrew MacDonald is going to shoot for a contract that pays him in the neighborhood of $5 million per season during the offseason. He just isn't going to get it from his current team, the New York Islanders.
Surging Islanders Have More Reason For Optimism As Visnovsky Starts SkatingAccording to a report, Lubomir Visnovsky, who has missed all but eight games this season due to a concussion, has been skating on Long Island while the Islanders have been on their current six-game road trip.
Friedman: Kevin Poulin Is Last Line of Defense For Struggling IslandersThe question of whether or not Kevin Poulin is a franchise goaltender will be answered in due time. What we do know is that he has an immense amount of potential.
Capellini: Inexplicably, Islanders In Throes Of Another November To ForgetSince the start of the 2010-11 season, the Islanders are an amazingly bad 7-18-5 in November.
Vanek, Tavares Lead Isles In 3-1 Win Over BostonJohn Tavares, Andrew MacDonald and Thomas Vanek scored second-period goals, and Kevin Poulin made 26 saves for his first win of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 on Saturday night.
Friedman: Islanders Keeping Pace Despite Plethora Of ProblemsIt’s hard to believe that, after all that’s transpired over the past six days, the New York Islanders (3-2-2) haven’t lost any ground in the Metropolitan Division standings.
Penguins Make Switch At Goalie; Islanders To Face Vokoun In Game 5Coach Dan Bylsma says Vokoun will be in net for Game 5 on Thursday night when the Penguins resume their first-round playoff series with the Islanders.
Islanders Manage A Point But Horrific Start At Home Continues With Loss To LeafsNazem Kadri was remarkably calm for a player who scored his first career hat trick. He was more excited that the Maple Leafs forged an overtime win on the road.
Gallof: Islanders Made Noticeable Improvements Over Their First 2 GamesAfter just two games, if you think you know what the New York Islanders are, think again. As bad as Saturday night made you feel, this team looked a lot better Monday.