John Tavares scored three goals for his second NHL hat trick, and Rick DiPietro made 40 saves to help the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday night and snap a three-game losing streak.
Buffalo looks to earn a point for the eighth time in nine games Saturday night when it visits an Islanders team that hasn’t been able to shut down opponents in losing three straight.
Robin Lehner made 20 saves in his first NHL start to help the Ottawa Senators snap a six-game winless streak with a 6-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Corey Locke will make his season debut and Robin Lehner his first career start in net as the struggling Senators look to avoid a seventh consecutive loss when they visit the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Dustin Penner had a short-handed goal and an assist for the Edmonton Oilers, who broke a seven-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
P.A. Parenteau, Blake Comeau and Matt Moulson scored in a 99-second span and the New York Islanders won for only the second time in 22 games, beating the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Thursday night.
The New York Islanders’ fast start has been quickly replaced by a four-game losing streak. Finding reasons for the skid is one problem the team doesn’t have right now.
Blake Comeau and P.A. Parenteau scored power-play goals 58 seconds apart late in the third period, rallying the New York Islanders to a 6-4 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday.
After New York’s Josh Bailey and New Jersey’s Zach Parise traded first-period goals, Comeau converted a pass from John Tavares into the go-ahead tally with 2:35 left in the middle period.