Islanders GM Snow: We'd Like To Keep Okposo, Nielsen, MartinThere could be several changes in store for the Islanders this offseason, but general manager Garth Snow said Thursday he wants to try to find a way to retain three of the team's longest-tenured players.
As Islanders Clean Out Lockers, Okposo, Nielsen And Martin Face Uncertain FuturesLongtime forwards Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen and Matt Martin are all pending unrestricted free agents this offseason.
Nielsen, Kulemin Lead Islanders Past SabresCenter Frans Nielsen and left winger Nikolay Kulemin scored, leading the New York Islanders to a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.
Friedman: Islanders Must Find Way To Keep Kyle Okposo In FoldIf you're not willing to pay one player, you're not going to be a competitive hockey team.
Capellini: Nielsen, Okposo Turning Up The Financial Heat On IslandersAt some point, the Islanders are going to have to make decisions on Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo. They won't be easy.
Friedman: After Slow Start, Islanders Are Beginning To Rev Up The OffenseFour games are in the books, and since their awful performance in Chicago, the Islanders have rattled off a pair of wins in Brooklyn.
Capellini: Islanders' Lack Of Impact Moves So Far This Offseason Is A Troubling SignThe Isles bowed out in the first round of last season's playoffs following a 101-point season in which they limped to the finish line. Their solution so far this offseason has been to do basically nothing.
Report: Islanders Prepared To Stand Pat At The Trade DeadlineIf you are expecting the Islanders to add some pieces for a run at the Stanley Cup you may end up being disappointed.
Islanders Cool Off Rangers With Dominant 3-0 Win At MSGFrans Nielsen's short-handed tally capped the Islanders' three-goal second period, Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves in his fourth shutout of the season, and Long Island's team cooled off the New York Rangers with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday night.
Nielsen Scores 2 Goals As Islanders Top Winnipeg Jets 5-2Frans Nielsen scored two goals and added an assist, and the surging New York Islanders beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Wednesday.
Red-Hot Islanders Bringing 'Swagger' Back To The ColiseumHow's this for a stat: the Isles have more wins than the Jets (2), Giants (3), Knicks (4) and Nets (5) combined.
Nielsen's Late Goal Lifts Isles Over Coyotes 1-0Frans Nielsen scored the lone goal with 2:31 left in the third period, Jaroslav Halak made 19 saves, and the New York Islanders held on for a 1-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.