New York Islanders

Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: With Playoffs Looming, Islanders Need Halak To Be Their MVP The Rest Of The Way

Jaroslav Halak is a very good goaltender. But does he have the game to help take the Islanders to the next level? We’re going to find out.

03/30/2015

Nick Shore #37 and the Los Angeles Kings celebrate after Shore scored his first NHL goal at 10:37 of the second period against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 26, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Relax, Everybody — The Isles Are Not Down For The Count

It’s very important to remain cognizant of the fact that the Isles are still a young team. I recognize that people get tired of hearing that, but it’s true nonetheless.

03/27/2015

Nick Leddy (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Authorities Investigating Twitter Troll For Threats Against Islanders’ Leddy

The account — which has been suspended — was targeting Nick Leddy for months prior to Tuesday’s escalation and it’s unclear whether the user was identified, according to Newsday.

03/25/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 24: Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes the second period save against the Minnesota Wild at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 24, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Parise Spoils Isles’ Night As Wild Win In Shootout

Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight road win.

03/25/2015

Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: ‘A Toast To The Coliseum’ Will Celebrate 43 Years At The Old Barn

“A Toast to the Coliseum” will take place on Friday, April 10 at Chateau Briand in Carle Place on Long Island.

03/24/2015

Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes a save on a shot by Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils during the third period at the Prudential Center on March 21, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Halak Shutout, Strome Goal Help Islanders End 4-Game Skid

Jaroslav Halak made 26 saves in his return to the lineup, and the New York Islanders snapped a season-high, four-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.

03/21/2015

Lou Amundson #21 and Alexey Shved #1 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

03/19/2015

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

Montreal goalie Carey Price, left, battles against the Islanders’ Matt Martin during the second period at Nassau Coliseum on March 14, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

In Search Of Offense, Islanders In Danger Of Longest Losing Streak Of The Season

In the span of a week, one of the NHL’s top scoring offenses has gone in the tank. The hope of a division title has been replaced by a mad scramble to avoid having to go on the road to start the playoffs.

03/16/2015

David Desharnais #51 of the Montreal Canadiens is checked by Brian Strait #37 of the New York Islanders during the third period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 14, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Canadiens defeated the Isalnders 3-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Price, Canadiens Hand Islanders Another Home Loss, 3-1

Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty scored 2:15 apart in the second period, and Carey Price stopped 35 shots as the Montreal Canadiens dealt the slumping New York Islanders a 3-1 loss on Saturday night.

03/14/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 13:  Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes a save against Mike Hoffman #68 of the Ottawa Senators during their game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 13, 2015 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Isles Lose 3rd Straight At Home, Fall To Ottawa 2-1

Matt Puempel and Kyle Turris scored second-period goals, and backup Andrew Hammond made 34 saves as the Ottawa Senators beat the New York Islanders 2-1 on Friday night.

03/13/2015

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Friedman: Snow Has Persevered, And Is Now The General Manager Islanders Fans Deserve

Ever since his very first day on the job, Islanders’ general manager Garth Snow has been a topic of conversation. For a while, none of the discussion was flattering, bot not anymore.

03/13/2015

Johnny Boychuk celebrates with Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Johnny Boychuk Says Islanders Give Him Best Chance At Another Cup

Boychuk’s long-term extension assures that the Isles’ top two defensemen will stick together long after the team relocates to Brooklyn. And if all goes according to plan, they’ll be bringing a banner with them.

03/13/2015

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Islanders Sign Defenseman Johnny Boychuk To 7-Year Contract Extension

Johnny Boychuk will be heading to Brooklyn with the rest of the gang.

03/12/2015

Nick Leddy (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Isles’ Leddy To Miss At Least 2 Weeks

As far as the Islanders are concerned, it’s better this happened now than in the playoffs.

03/12/2015

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