Matt Martin and Johnny Boychuk scored less than a minute apart early in the third to break a tie and the New York Islanders went on to rout the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Eddie Lack made 27 saves in relief of an injured Ryan Miller and the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 4-0 on Sunday.
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the lone goal in a shootout, Braden Holtby had 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 3-2 Saturday for their fourth straight victory.
The Islanders have won six of seven as they continue their push for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
Nick Leddy had a goal and two assists, Jaroslav Halak tied the team record for wins in a season, and the New York Islanders cooled off the NHL-leading Nashville Predators with a 5-2 win on Thursday night.
Backup Chad Johnson made 37 saves and four players scored to lead the New York Islanders past the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Josh Bailey scored two goals in the first period, John Tavares had two goals and two assists, and the New York Islanders fought off two rallies by the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 6-3 victory on Saturday night.
Mikhail Grabovski’s snap shot from the slot midway through the second period stood up as the winner for the New York Islanders, who hung on for a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night.
Loui Eriksson scored the go-ahead goal with 7:34 left in the third period and Tuukka Rask stopped 39 shots to lift the surging Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders Saturday night for their ninth win in 12 games.
Jimmy Hayes’ second goal of the game 2:10 into the third period lifted the slumping Florida Panthers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
Tomas Tatar and Gustav Nyquist scored power-play goals Saturday and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Islanders 4-1.
Jaroslav Halak faced more traffic on the ice inside than in the snow outside. He handled both nearly flawlessly and carried the Islanders to yet another win over the Rangers.
The surging Islanders have been busy making statements lately and a road game against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night gives them an opportunity for another.
Frans 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.
John Tavares forced overtime with a power-play goal and the scored unassisted with 1:55 left in the extra period to lead the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils.