Erik Cole

Johnny Gaudreau  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Top 10 Current NHL Players Who Were Born In New York Or New Jersey

New Jersey’s own Johnny Gaudreau leads all NHL rookies in points, which is what inspired me to make this list. He’s just the latest hotshot to come out of the region, and there are more coming.

03/26/2015

(Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Top 10 Active NHL Players From New York And New Jersey

The great states of N.Y. and N.J. aren’t exactly known as a breeding ground for star hockey players, though there are quite a few people who’d say differently.

07/24/2014

(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Hurricanes Beat Islanders, Move Within 1 Point Of 8th Place

Erik Cole snapped a tie 6:04 into the third period for the Carolina Hurricanes, who beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Saturday night and moved within one point of eighth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

WFAN–04/02/2011

Carolina Hurricanes' Jiri Tlusty (19) is congratulated on his goal during second period of an NHL hockey game by teammates Brandon Sutter (16), Patrick Dwyer (39) and Jay Harrison (44), while New York Islanders' Radek Martinek (24) lies on the ice in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010. The Hurricanes won 7-2. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Isles Blow Late Lead, Lose To Hurricanes In OT

Joni Pitkanen scored at 3:58 of overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Friday night.

WFAN–03/18/2011

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist

Youngest Player In NHL Gives Rangers Fits

Jeff Skinner, the Hurricanes’ first-round draft pick who is 18 years, 5 months, made it a memorable evening with his first two-goal game Friday to spark Carolina to a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers.

WFAN–10/29/2010