Tavares, Islanders Look To Solve Penguins' Pesky 'D' In Game 2Islanders star John Tavares anticipated the open space he found so easily during the regular season to be whittled away. He never thought it would disappear entirely.
Isles Coach Jack Capuano: ‘We Need All 20 Guys Going, And We Didn't Have All 20’"I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game," Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. "Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn't have all 20."
Crosby's Penguins Make It A Tough Day At The Office For Devils And BrodeurSidney Crosby lit up the Devils in a 5-1 victory at Consol Energy Center.
Hartnett: Rangers Will Suffer If Sather Doesn't Strike Right DealRangers' GM Glen Sather has the pieces required to land either Rick Nash or Bobby Ryan but must resist the urge to overpay to acquire either star forward.
Hartnett: Rangers Losing Grip On Atlantic DivisionNo excuses. The Rangers must figure out a way to measure up to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Hartnett: Rangers Should Target Stars Enforcer Steve OttWhile Rick Nash remains the biggest name on the trade block, the Rangers could also use an infusion of physicality and strength. Enter Ott.
Monzo Minor: Watch Out NHL, Sidney Crosby Back In Big WayBased on Crosby's two-goal, two-assist return against the dreadful Islanders, his return is great news for the Penguins and very bad news for the rest of the league.
After Huge Win, Rangers Take On PittsburghThe Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers boast some of the top offensive threats in the NHL. It might be the goaltenders, however, in the spotlight now.
Islanders Hope To Break Pittsburgh Losing StreakThe Pittsburgh Penguins are getting anxious about when they'll pick up their first win in their new arena. Facing a team they beat eight consecutive times in their old one should provide an excellent opportunity.