The Islanders came out like guided missiles to begin Game 3, launching themselves at everything that moved. And to absolutely no one’s surprise, the fourth line led the way.
Injuries are suddenly catching up to the New York Islanders, who ruled out three regulars before their win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.
Cal Clutterbuck scored the deciding goal in the seventh round of the shootout to lead the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
The NHL says that Clutterbuck was issued a warning after a game against St. Louis on Dec. 6. A second infraction on Jan. 19 triggered the fine.
Boychuk, on the list retroactive to Nov. 27, has already missed three games because of a lower-body injury. Visnovsky’s move is retroactive to Nov. 28 due to an upper-body injury that has kept him out of two games.
Jaroslav Halak made 34 saves for his ninth straight win, and Cal Clutterbuck scored his third goal of the season as the New York Islanders got back to their winning ways with a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
Cal Clutterbuck, Mikhail Grabovski and Ryan Strome scored in the second period to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara.
Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
The Islanders are set to begin training camp and, albeit for different reasons than last year, are doing so amid a typhoon of optimism and potential.
Frans Nielsen, Calvin De Haan and Cal Clutterbuck scored third-period goals to lead the New York Islanders past the Toronto Maple leafs 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Thomas Vanek snapped a tie with a power-play goal early in the third period, and the Islanders earned their first regulation victory in over a month by beating the slumping Rangers 5-3 on Friday night.
Since the start of the 2010-11 season, the Islanders are an amazingly bad 7-18-5 in November.
Michal Handzus scored the go-ahead goal 6:45 into the second period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on for a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
With their eyes squarely on the future, the New York Islanders can harken back to some recent history to build on.