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Kyle Okposo takes part in the Islanders’ first practice at the Barclays Center on Sept.  12, 2013 in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tavares, Nielsen Lead Islanders To Win Over Bruins

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.

12/31/2013

Charlie Coyle #3 of the Minnesota Wild controls the puck against Andrew MacDonald #47 of the New York Islanders during the first period of the game on December 29, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Okposo Paces Isles’ Rally From 3 Down To Top Wild

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.

12/29/2013

Kyle Okposo takes part in the Islanders’ first practice at the Barclays Center on Sept.  12, 2013 in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Use 3-Goal 1st Period To Blank Red Wings

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.

12/23/2013

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

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.

12/20/2013

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Habs Edge Isles 1-0 In Overtime

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.

12/14/2013

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 10:  Anders Nilsson #45 of the New York Islanders tends net against the New Jersey Devils at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 10, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. The Devils defeated the Islanders 2-1.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Sing The Blues, Fall To St. Louis, 5-1

Derek Roy and David Backes scored power-play goals 2:31 apart in the second period to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-1 win over the struggling New York Islanders on Thursday night.

12/06/2013

Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins fires a shot against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 3, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. The Penguins defeated the Islanders 3-2 in overtime.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Penguins Top Islanders 3-2 In OT

Sidney Crosby scored the tying goal in the third period and then won it with a brilliant individual effort 3:44 into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night.

12/04/2013

UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Anders Nilsson #45 of the New York Islanders makes the second period save against the Washington Capitals at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 30, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps Edge Islanders, 3-2, In Overtime

Ovechkin’s goal came after Washington tied the game with a short-handed goal by Nicklas Backstrom 49 seconds left in the third period.

11/30/2013

Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Montoya, Jets Edge Islanders 3-2

Mark Stuart, Andrew Ladd and Devin Setoguchi scored second-period goals and Al Montoya made 28 saves and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the New York Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday.

11/27/2013

John Tavares (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Come Up Short Against Flyers, 5-2

It didn’t take the Philadelphia Flyers too long to even their record after an awful start.

11/23/2013

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Isles Edge Red Wings, 5-4 In Shootout

Kevin Poulin stopped all three Detroit skaters in the shootout after coming on in relief, and the New York Islanders outlasted the reeling Red Wings in a 5-4 see-saw matchup Saturday night.

11/16/2013

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Islanders Fall 5-2 To Slumping Blue Jackets

Ryan Johansen and Brandon Dubinsky each had a goal and two assists, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

11/09/2013

Kyle Okposo takes part in the Islanders’ first practice at the Barclays Center on Sept.  12, 2013 in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Scores 2 As Capitals Top Islanders 6-2

Alex Ovechkin returned from a shoulder injury to score his 11th and 12th goals of the season, and the Washington Capitals rode a second-period flurry to a 6-2 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.

11/06/2013

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Vanek, Tavares Lead Isles In 3-1 Win Over Boston

John Tavares, Andrew MacDonald and Thomas Vanek scored second-period goals, and Kevin Poulin made 26 saves for his first win of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 on Saturday night.

11/02/2013

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 26: Peter Regin #16 hugs Frans Nielsen #51 of the New York Islanders following Neilsen's shorthanded goal at 10:30 of the second period against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 26, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Skate Past Senators 5-4 In Shootout

Frans Neilsen scored the tying goal in the third period and then netted the only goal of the shootout as the New York Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 5-4 on Friday night.

11/01/2013

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