Andy MacDonald

John Tavares (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Gallof: 5 Reasons The Islanders Made The Playoffs

All season I’ve stated the Islanders needed 54 points to make the playoffs. They have used a 7-0-3 run to get there. But where they are now can be attributed to many more factors, all of which had to happen.

04/25/2013

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.

WFAN–12/21/2011