The New York Islanders are fortunate to have six hopeful Olympians, five of which will probably make the final cut to represent their respective countries. What impact does that have and what are their odds?
Ryan Callahan can look in the mirror and know that he gives everything for the entire 60 minutes. The same can’t be said about the majority of his teammates.
X-Rays on top defenseman Dan Girardi’s ankle are negative for any breaks in his foot, according to a report.
The Devils defeated the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night, 3-1.
Max Pacioretty had three goals, Scott Gomez netted his first in more than a year, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
The NHL’s failure to suspend Marian Gaborik following his vicious hit that sent the Islanders’ Frans Nielsen into momentary darkness last week screams of the league’s clear lack of a stance on hits from behind.
Zdeno Chara and the Bruins look to defeat the Islanders for the third time this season Friday night at Nassau Coliseum.
St. John’s? Tiki Barber? The real talk in the sports world should focus around the NHL and its disciplinary department and its reaction to Zdeno Chara’s hit on Max Pacioretty from Tuesday night.
Roman Hamrlik and Tomas Plekanec had power-play goals, and the Montreal Canadiens scored three times in a span of 2:46 in the first period to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night.