Capellini: Islanders Have Something With Strome-Prince-Nelson LineOne reason why the tired Islanders persevered on Wednesday night was the play of a makeshift line thrown together by head coach Jack Capuano, who continues to have the Midas touch this postseason.
Tavares Has Been Islanders' Undisputed Leader His Entire CareerThe New York Islanders have been John Tavares' team from the moment he was the No. 1 overall pick seven years ago.
LISTEN: Islanders' Tavares Tells WFAN He's Not Content After Winning Playoff SeriesTavares' wraparound Sunday night lifted the Islanders over the Florida Panthers, their first playoff series win in 23 years.
Capellini: Islanders' Tavares Has Become A Truly Unstoppable ForceRemember earlier in the season when John Tavares looked very much mortal? Yeah, that was funny. He looks like the best player in the sport right now.
Capellini: Off Split In Florida, Islanders Ready For Pair Of Brooklyn BrawlsThe Islanders pretty much deserve to be right where they are. Facing a bigger and more rugged opponent in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Isles have held their own through two games.
Capellini: Islanders Simply Cannot Afford To Bow Out Again In First RoundThe Islanders will face crushing pressure when they take the ice for Game 1 of their playoff series in Florida on Thursday night. And rightfully so.
Capellini: He's Alive! Tavares Finally Carrying Isles Like Superstar ShouldAfter a prolonged departure from his dominant ways, "Johnny Hockey" is back, and appears to be skating downhill.
Islanders Bounce Back, Bury Lightning And Close In On Playoff SpotDisappointed by a bad loss in the last game, New York coach Jack Capuano singled out some players he said 'needed to play better.' The Islanders then went out and got a crucial win in their playoff push.
Islanders Vow To Snap Out Of Damaging Late-Season FunkA rough stretch at possibly the worst time with the regular season winding down has put the Islanders' postseason chances in jeopardy.
Capellini: Islanders' Offensive Woes Should Come As A Shock To No OneThe Islanders just completed maybe the most unsuccessfully successful month in team history.
Rangers, Islanders Well Represented On World Cup Of Hockey RostersThe Rangers and Islanders will be sending a combined nine players to the tournament, with the Blueshirts' Henrik Lundqvist playing for Sweden and the Isles' John Tavares suiting up for Canada.
Capellini: Win-Now Islanders' Lack Of Urgency At Deadline Is TroublingThe Islanders are a good team, but are they good enough? As they scramble for playoff position, it's a question that for the second year in a row will be determined without the help of reinforcements.