New York Islanders

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, Goalie Neuvirth

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

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Brian Strait #37 of the New York Islanders and Riley Nash #20 of the Carolina Hurricanes battle for the puck during the third period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 28, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. Embellishment (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

McClement Scores 2 In Hurricanes’ 5-3 Win Over Islanders

Jay McClement scored twice and Cam Ward made 21 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-3 on Saturday for their third straight win.

02/28/2015

Rangers forward Kevin Hayes, right, tries to beat Islanders goal Jaroslav Halak during the teams’ meeting at Madison Square Garden on Oct 14, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: East Will Come Down To Fight Between Rangers, Islanders And Canadiens

For the New York Rangers and New York Islanders, this is a time when patience will be tested. The season has reached the final quarter and the playoffs are just around the corner.

02/27/2015

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Have Made Lucrative Offer To Impending Free Agent Boychuk

One day after locking up their best young defenseman for years, the Islanders were reportedly working toward signing their best veteran defenseman long term.

02/25/2015

Nick Leddy of the New York Islanders skates against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Jan. 9, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Solidify Blue Line For Years, Agree To Multi-Year Extension With Leddy

Leddy, who is just 23 but was scheduled to be a restricted free agent at season’s end, will reportedly receive $38.5 million over the next seven years, for an average annual value of $5.5 million.

02/24/2015

If you are expecting the Islanders to make a bold move at the trade deadline, perhaps for someone like Toronto's Phil Kessel, seen here on the right talking to Matt Martin during a recent game, you may end up being disappointed. A report suggests the Isles have no intention of being buyers at the deadline. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Prepared To Stand Pat At The Trade Deadline

If you are expecting the Islanders to add some pieces for a run at the Stanley Cup you may end up being disappointed.

02/23/2015

Dalton Prout of the Columbus Blue Jackets defends the Islanders' John Tavares, right, as he turns with the puck during the second period on Jan. 10, 2015 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)

Capellini: As Islanders Prep For Stretch Run, Tavares Has Taken His Game To A New Level

Long a great player on a team not ready to take the next step, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2009 draft has carried himself like a superstar this season and his team has responded in kind.

02/23/2015

Coliseum Conversation logo (Credit: The Lifestyle Group)

Schwartz: ‘Coliseum Conversation’ To Celebrate The Old Barn

“Coliseum Conversation,” presented by The Lifestyle Sports and Entertainment Group, will take place on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Madison Theatre on the campus of Molloy College in Rockville Centre.

02/23/2015

Nick Leddy, center, and other members of the New York Islanders celebrates the defenseman’s goal against the Nashville Predators at  Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 19, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Friedman: At This Point, It Feels Like Only The Islanders Can Stop The Islanders

The Kyle Okposo injury? No problem. Tough loss to the Rangers at home? It’s forgotten about the very next game. There is no quit in this hockey club.

02/20/2015

Arizona Coyotes center Antoine Vermette (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: NHL Trade Deadline Figures To Have Some Names, Key Role Players

Serious plans for the NHL’s March 2 trade deadline are being made right now, and it’s all about making the best possible deal.

02/18/2015

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Islanders Fan During Broadcast: ‘My Son Was Conceived Back In That Parking Lot’

Yep. On Monday night, an original Islanders season-ticket holder told everyone in TV land a little too much information.

02/17/2015

Kevin Klein of the New York Rangers is congratulated by teammates after scoring the game-winner in the third period against the New York Islanders on February 16, 2015 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

We Can Beat You! Rangers Storm Back, Win Wild One Over Islanders

When the Islanders scored 11 seconds in on Monday night and built a pair of two-goal leads it appeared they would remain perfect at home against division opponents. Not so fast.

02/17/2015

John Tavares, left, Mikhail Grabovski, center, and Johnny Boychuk of the New York Islanders celebrate a first-period goal by Grabovski against the New York Rangers at Nassau Coliseum on Jan.  27, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Islanders Have Owned Rangers With Depth, Relentless Forecheck

The Metropolitan Division-leading Islanders have won all three meetings this season, outscoring the Rangers 13-4. The Isles have dominated, pinning their rivals deep in their own end by dictating pace with their relentless forecheck.

02/16/2015

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano watches from the bench during a game against the Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on Dec. 12, 2013 in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Capuano Part Of 3-Man Race For NHL’s Jack Adams Award

Peter Laviolette, Jon Cooper, Michel Therrien, Jack Capuano and Alain Vigneault have all done outstanding jobs this season and should be the leading candidates for NHL coach of the year.

02/16/2015

David Clarkson, left, of the Toronto Maple Leafs is pushed into Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak, center, by Thomas Hickey during the first period at Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Sportsnet’s Marek: Snow Owes It To Islanders To Be Aggressive At Trade Deadline

The Islanders find themselves atop the Metropolitan Division and right on the periphery of the Eastern Conference stratosphere.

02/13/2015

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