CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Marc-Andre Fleury

Devils goalie Cory Schneider. (Photo by Ben Nelms/Getty Images)

Devils Battle But Penguins’ Big 1st Period Just Too Much To Overcome

Pascal Dupuis scored 41 seconds into the game and the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins used a big first period to beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night.

12/13/2013

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Pens Hoping To Bounce Back In Game 3

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ path to the Stanley Cup Finals just got much more difficult after a 6-1 loss in Game 2 Monday night.

06/04/2013

Colin McDonald #13 and Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Islanders Have Fate In Their Own Hands As Series Resumes In Pittsburgh

The New York Islanders have put the fear of God in the Pittsburgh Penguins. They can change that fear into a full-fledged panic if they can beat the Penguins in Game 5 on Thursday night and take a 3-2 lead in the series.

05/09/2013

Pascal Dupuis of the Pittsburgh Penguins goes down to block a shot by Lubomir Visnovsky of the New York Islanders in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Carkner: We’re Hoping Penguins Are ‘A Little Rattled’

he Islanders are playing like a confident bunch. And after evening up their best-of-seven playoff series against the mighty Pittsburgh Penguins, they’re talking like one, too.

05/09/2013

Brian Strait and his Islanders teammates celebrate his goal at 14:05 of the first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on May 7, 2013 in Uniondale, N.Y. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Fans Have Every Reason To Dance, Chant And Sing

The Islanders are two wins away from turning the NHL on its ear. Their fans don’t care about what’s to come. They are just living in the moment — and who can blame them?

05/08/2013

Tomas Vokoun (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penguins Make Switch At Goalie; Islanders To Face Vokoun In Game 5

Coach Dan Bylsma says Vokoun will be in net for Game 5 on Thursday night when the Penguins resume their first-round playoff series with the Islanders.

05/08/2013

Mark Streit celebrates a power-play goal by John Tavares at 6:19 of the second period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on May 7, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Keep Moving Forward, Win Wild Game 4 To Even Series

Leads aren’t safe in the wild first-round playoff matchup between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh. Suddenly, neither are the top-seeded Penguins.

05/08/2013

Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders celebrates with teammates Frans Nielsen and Matt Moulson after the Islanders scored to take the lead 4-3 over the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Photo by Vincent Pugliese/ Getty Images)

Fluke Win? Lively Boards Helped Islanders Even Series

The Islanders evened their first-round series with the Penguins with a little help from the boards behind the net of Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.

05/04/2013

Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins makes a save on Josh Bailey Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Tavares, Islanders Look To Solve Penguins’ Pesky ‘D’ In Game 2

Islanders star John Tavares anticipated the open space he found so easily during the regular season to be whittled away. He never thought it would disappear entirely.

05/03/2013

Evgeni Nabokov #20 of the New York Islanders reacts after giving up his fourth goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Isles Coach Jack Capuano: ‘We Need All 20 Guys Going, And We Didn’t Have All 20’

“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”

05/02/2013

Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin, right, makes a save as the Penguins’ Brenden Morrow, top, and Matt Cooke converge on net during Game 1 of the teams’ Eastern Conference series on May 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Islanders Will Have To Wait Even Longer For Playoff Win, Following Ugly Loss

Pascal Dupuis scored twice, Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves, and the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins opened the playoffs with a 5-0 romp over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night.

05/02/2013

John Tavares shoots and scores a power play goal against Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 29, 2013. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Tavares Vs. Goliath: Gallof’s Islanders-Penguins Playoff Preview

Putting aside the panic among Islanders fans, there are a few items that make this opening-round series interesting.

05/01/2013

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals shoots the puck through Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist's legs on March 24, 2013. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fearless Predictions For The 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Who’s ready to lift the Stanley Cup? Sean Hartnett gives you a full breakdown of the 2013 NHL Playoffs.

04/30/2013

Andrei Loktionov #21 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates the game winning goal by Ilya Kovalchuk #17 (not shown) at 13:50 of the third period against Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Prudential Center on April 25, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Penguins 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Pull Off Comeback Victory Over Penguins

Kovalchuk scored his first goal since suffering a shoulder injury last month, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Penguins.

04/26/2013

The Rangers’ Derek Stepan, right, takes a shot on goal against the Penguins during the teams’ meeting at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on April 5, 2013. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Rangers Come Within A Fleury Clinic Of Sweeping Penguins

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 34 shots and then stoned Rick Nash, Mats Zuccarello and Ryan Callahan in the shootout as Pittsburgh snapped a two-game losing streak following a 15-game winning run with a 2-1 win over the Rangers on Friday.

04/05/2013

more