Michal Neuvirth

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Hitting A Wall Was Inevitable, But It’s Time For Them To Grow Up

The Islanders have looked pretty good this season, the last couple of weeks notwithstanding. Lately, it’s been more of a rough go.

03/18/2015

The Islanders acquired gritty forward Tyler Kennedy for the San Jose Sharks at the trade deadline on March 2, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Friedman: Snow Did What He Was Supposed To Do — He Made The Islanders Better

The fact is that 99 percent of teams in the Isles’ position would’ve been active at the deadline, and as such, general manager Garth Snow did what he needed to do – he made subtle, yet significant deals to bolster his squad.

03/03/2015

Michal Neuvirth, then of the Buffalo Sabres, is seen here in action against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on Feb. 17, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Islanders Get Busy On Deadline Day, Acquire Wing Kennedy, Reportedly Goalie Neuvirth

So much for the Islanders standing pat at the trade deadline. The Metropolitan Division leaders pulled off four trades on Monday as they attempted to position themselves for the playoffs.

03/02/2015

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Rangers Unable To Overcome Epic 3rd-Period Collapse

Jason Chimera scored 12:36 into the second overtime, and the Washington Capitals completed a stunning three-goal comeback to beat the Rangers 4-3 and push New York to the brink of elimination Wednesday.

WFAN–04/20/2011

Alex Ovechkin #8 and the Washington Capitals celebrate a goal by Jason Arnott #44 (second from left) at 4:08 of the second period against the New York Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers In Tough Spot After Getting Dominated In Game 2

Jason Chimera and Jason Arnott scored in a 1:57 span in the second period, Michal Neuvirth made 22 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 2-0 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.

WFAN–04/15/2011

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Monzo Minor: Frustrating Loss For The Rangers

Game, set, match and maybe the series? The Rangers have several things they must fix before Sunday’s Game 3. If not, the Capitals will be sporting brooms next week.

WFAN–04/15/2011

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Rangers Give Game 1 Away Late In Overtime

Alexander Semin scored at 18:24 of overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoff series on Wednesday night.

WFAN–04/13/2011

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Devils Dominate, But Blow Another Chance To Make Up Ground

Rookie Michal Neuvirth stopped 33 shots for his fourth shutout and the Washington Capitals put another dagger in the New Jersey Devils’ playoff hopes with a 3-0 victory on Friday night.

WFAN–03/18/2011

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Lowly Devils Looking To Snap Road Losing Streak

The Washington Capitals celebrated when they ended an eight-game skid. The New Jersey Devils might do the same if they can break a road losing streak of the same length – the second-longest such slide in team history.

WFAN–12/21/2010