Derick Brassard scored the go-ahead goal with 7:46 left in the third period and the New York Rangers used late offense to beat the New York Islanders for the second straight game, 4-1 on Friday night.
Daniel Carcillo scored the tiebreaking goal 4:36 into the third period, and the New York Rangers completed a two-game sweep of the outdoor series with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders at frigid Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night.
The line of Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and Reilly Smith combined for three goals and six assists to lead the Boston Bruins to a seesaw 6-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night.
Rookie defenseman Olli Maatta scored the go-ahead goal early in the second period and Evgeni Malkin added an insurance score in the third as the Pittsburgh Penguins held on for a wild 6-4 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Thomas Vanek scored a power-play goal with 4:38 left, and the New York Islanders rallied from two goals down for a second straight day and beat the New York Rangers 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Michael Raffl scored the go-ahead goal with 4:15 left and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied to beat the New York Islanders 6-4 on Saturday night.
Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.
Frans Nielsen scored the only shootout goal and assisted on a second-period score by Thomas Vanek in a 2-1 victory for the New York Islanders against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.
Scottie Upshall scored a short-handed goal and had an assist to lead the Florida Panthers over the New York Islanders 4-2 on Tuesday night.
New York Islanders captain John Tavares scored a hat trick and added an assist to help propel his team to a 7-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Monday night.
John Tavares scored 32 seconds into the third period and added a power-play goal with 6:43 left as the New York Islanders rallied for a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
Kyle Okposo scored two twice midway through the third period, and the New York Islanders overcame a three-goal deficit to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Sunday night.
Evgeni Nabokov made 23 saves for his 56th career shutout in the New York Islanders’ 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night.
Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine — yes, nine — professional sports teams, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football and basketball.
Max Pacioretty scored 1:51 into overtime and Carey Price made 21 saves for his 21st NHL shutout as the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders 1-0 Saturday night.