The Wild look to extend their winning streak over the Islanders to six Wednesday night.
Alex Ovechkin scored 1:55 into overtime after Brooks Laich tied the game with a minute left in regulation and the Washington Capitals snatched a 2-1 win from the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
Tuukka Rask stopped 34 shots and six Bruins scored as Boston snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory against the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
The Bruins are trying to avoid a season-high fourth straight loss as they face an Islanders club seeking a fifth consecutive win.
Frans Nielsen scored in a shootout Tuesday and the New York Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3. Michael Grabner scored a short-handed goal for New York and set up Josh Bailey’s third-period score.
Buffalo looks to earn a point for the eighth time in nine games Saturday night when it visits an Islanders team that hasn’t been able to shut down opponents in losing three straight.
Last Saturday, I settled in on my couch to watch a great moment in New York sports history. No, not the Jets. I only had my heart set on seeing one thing – the first start of Kevin Poulin.
Dustin Penner had a short-handed goal and an assist for the Edmonton Oilers, who broke a seven-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
John Tavares had two goals and an assist and Matt Moulson also scored twice and the New York Islanders stayed hot with a 5-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday night.
Kyle Turris scored Phoenix’s third goal of the shootout and the Coyotes rallied to beat the New York Islanders 4-3 on Saturday night.
New York Islanders’ goalie Rick DiPietro sat out tonight’s game against the Phoenix Coyotes because of swelling in his left knee.