Mark Streit

Garth Snow (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Gallof: What To Expect From Islanders Before Trade Deadline Passes

Ok, so how are we going to keep this interesting? Because, to be quite blunt, the addition of Anders Lee to the NHL club from college is about as much action as Isles fans are going to get.


Playing in his first NHL game, the Islanders’ Anders Lee, left, scores his first NHL goal, against the Winnipeg Jets at 16:13 of the first period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 2, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Rip Jets, Vault Into Tie For 7th Place In Eastern Conference

The New York Islanders took a lead into the third period against the struggling Winnipeg Jets and finished strong for an important win.


The Penguins’ Craig Adams, left, battles with the Islanders’ Matt Martin during the first period at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 22, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Blow Leads, Fall To Penguins; Now 0-3 On Brutal Homestand

Tomas Vokoun was sharp in making 33 saves, and Brandon Sutter snapped a tie early in the third period for the Pittsburgh Penguins, who rallied for a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders that stretched their winning streak to 11 games on Friday night.


Evgeni Nabokov (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Momentum All But Gone Following Horrendous Loss To Flyers

The Islanders had a bit of a morose look on their faces as they left the ice Monday. If you had seen the previous 60 minutes of hockey you would have had a pretty good understanding of why.


Tyler Kennedy #48 of the Pittsburgh Penguins hits Thomas Hickey #14 of the New York Islanders. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gallof: If You Are Now Surprised By Islanders’ Struggles, Don’t Be

Let the fear and loathing on Long Island begin. That said, though, don’t let it consume you.


The Islanders’ John Tavares celebrates his first-period goal against the Devils at the Prudential Center in Newark on Jan. 31, 2013. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Special Teams Unstoppable; Boyes Stuns Devils In Overtime

Playing the New Jersey Devils has been a painful experience for New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano, even when he wins.


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Gallof: Islanders’ National TV Spanking Of Penguins Sends Message

Don’t look now, but one-eighth of the way through this compressed season the Islanders are among the top eight teams in the Eastern Conference.


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Gallof: Work-In-Progress Islanders Likely 1 More Season Away From Relevance

So here we are, in the midst of a very short training camp, one whole week for teams to get ready for a 48-game sprint to the playoffs. It’s crazy if you think about it. It’s even crazier if you play for the Islanders.


Empty Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: No NHL Games Leave Hockey Fans Without Options

Like all metropolitan area hockey fans, I was looking forward to the scheduled start of a new season next week. But the NHL, in its infinite idiocy, made the announcement yesterday of the first of likely many game cancellations due to the owner’s lockout.


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Islanders’ Tavares To Join Streit On Swiss Club During NHL Lockout

Swiss hockey club Bern says it has signed Islanders center John Tavares during the NHL lockout.


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Hartnett: NHL Stars Bolting For Europe, Expecting Long Lockout

Some of the NHL’s biggest stars are rushing to Europe with no end to the lockout in sight.


Ryan Strome

Gallof: Despite The Mess, There Are Many Silver Linings For The Islanders

For Islanders fans, you are once again on the outside looking in, but, despite all of the franchise’s problems, the on-ice product is a lot closer to being a serious force than many would have you believe.


Mark Streit

Gallof: The Bad, The Ugly And What To Expect From Islanders Next Season

OK, we’ve put this off long enough. It’s time to talk about what the Islanders did on the ice this season. Its time to face facts, look beyond the stats, and make some calls on what we will see this summer and next season.


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Senators Beat Islanders 5-1

The Islanders (33-35-11) lost their second straight at home after two rousing wins over Pittsburgh.


John Tavares and Matt Moulson

Islanders Creep Back Towards .500, Pound Hapless Maple Leafs

Matt Moulson scored a power-play goal with just over six minutes remaining, and the New York Islanders beat Toronto 5-2 on Tuesday night, handing the Maple Leafs their eighth straight home loss.