New York Islanders
On Long Island, a super-passionate hockey fan is making sure his family and neighbors can learn to appreciate the sport…by building his own backyard hockey rink.
Casey Cizikas snapped a third-period tie with 4:37 left, and the New York Islanders pulled out a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.
Odds are good the Islanders and the Rangers will make the playoffs, but what shape each will be in when they get there is anyone’s guess.
Brett Yormark says the timing of the Islanders’ relocation couldn’t be better with the team in the midst of “one of the best seasons in the history of their franchise.”
Injuries are suddenly catching up to the New York Islanders, who ruled out three regulars before their win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.
While the Islanders are all but assured of a postseason berth, they’ve got quite a bit of holes to plug up. Their penalty kill and backup goalie situation are a mess — and that’s putting it nicely.
Cal Clutterbuck scored the deciding goal in the seventh round of the shootout to lead the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
“I know it’s going to be pretty powerful,” WFAN host Boomer Esiason said of the charity hockey game being held Saturday for the paralyzed player from Monroe.
As the Islanders finish out a 43-year run at the Nassau Coliseum, their future home is getting ready to welcome them with open arms for the 2015-16 campaign.
On Tuesday night, the Islanders (sort of) brought back their infamous “Fisherman” jerseys for pregame warmups. Yet those threads aren’t the worst ever.
It was one of the worst decisions a New York sports franchise has ever made, but in this, the final season at Nassau Coliseum, the Islanders refuse to pretend the “fisherman” logo era never happened.
Kevan Miller scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, Tuukka Rask stopped 43 shots, and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 5-2 Thursday night.