New York Islanders
J.P. Parise, a Minnesota North Stars standout who also played for Canada in a landmark series against the Soviet Union in 1972, has died of lung cancer. He was 73.
Ryan Stanton scored his first goal in more than a year and Nick Bonino and Linden Vey also broke long droughts as Vancouver beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night.
It has been quite a season so far for the Islanders, both on the ice and for their bottom line.
After representing the United States in the 1984 Winter Olympics, Pat LaFontaine jumped straight to the NHL and joined the Islanders in the midst of their quest for a fifth consecutive Stanley Cup.
The Oilers put the game away with 2 1/2 minutes left as Hendricks scored his second of the game and fifth of the season from his knees into an empty net.
John Tavares scored twice to lead the New York Islanders to their third straight victory, 2-1 over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.
Bye, Rex Ryan. Hello, Odell Beckham. Let’s take a look at the good, bad and everything in between of this year in local sports.
How good are the Islanders? We’re going to find out as they are set to begin a brutal seven-game road trip through Western Canada and points elsewhere.
If you thought you had a bad Monday, these guys lost their jobs. Personally, I thought Rex deserved another shot.
Johnny Boychuk’s power-play goal 2:53 into in overtime lifted the Islanders over the Washington Capitals 4-3 after New York blew another three-goal lead on Monday night.
“I’ve got to think they’re for real,” Rose said, “if only because I look for holes in their lineup and roster — just to play devil’s advocate — and really don’t find any.”
This year hasn’t been particularly kind to sports franchises in the Tri-State area. Every team has something (in certain cases, multiple things) they’d like from Santa.
John Tavares and Anders Lee scored 12 seconds apart in the third period, after the Islanders had been stymied by Vasilevskiy, and New York stunned the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 with a late comeback Saturday night.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.
After jumping out to their best start in franchise history, the New York Islanders have hit a bit of a snag.