Mike Mottau

Quiet Trade Deadline Day; Rick Nash Will Stay With ColumbusThe Blue Jackets star won't be shipped to New York before Monday's trading deadline.
Carver: Expect A Quiet Deadline Day For IslandersAs the Monday NHL trade deadline approaches, it’s starting to become clear what to expect from the Islanders on the trade front. Not much of anything.
Tavares Leads Islanders Past Hurricanes, 4-3John Tavares' two goals helped the Islanders defeat the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night as they won 4-3.
Report: Islanders' Rick DiPietro, On IR, Suffers Lower-Body InjuryThe hits keep coming for embattled Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro.
Carver: Isles Are Road WarriorsFor the first two months of the season, the Islanders couldn't win on the road, but now their play away from home is saving their season. Mike Carver explains how the Islanders have turned it around on the road and how they have kept their season afloat.
Carver: Time For Islanders To Mix It UpMike Carver believes the last-place Islanders must makes changes now before their November slide turns into an avalanche.
Memo To Garth: You, Islanders Cannot Stand Pat This OffseasonIt's time for the Islanders to take all they have learned and supplement it with some outside voices with experience. It's hard to imagine this fan base sitting by for yet another season of "just wait until next year."
Dealing With The Devils: Just Win, BabyMany loyal fans (and some well-respected hockey pundits) have suggested that the Devils would be better off continuing to lose to secure the number one pick in the draft lottery. I feel it’s necessary to dismiss that notion.
Isles Place DiPietro, Mottau On IRNew York Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro and defenseman Mike Mottau have been placed on injured reserve.
Thrashers Top Islanders In OTDustin Byfuglien scored at 1:30 of overtime to give the Atlanta Thrashers a 2-1 victory over New York on Sunday, extending the Islanders' losing streak to 13 games.
Dealing With The Devils: Tipping The CapGo ahead and exhale hockey fans. The Ilya Kovalchuk melodrama finally has its happy ending. But Lou Lamoriello and company can hardly kick back and relax for the rest of the offseason.