New York Islanders
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.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.
Mike Bossy heard plenty of cheers at the Nassau Coliseum during his 10-year Hall of Fame career. Lucky for him, he still hears them today.
In previous years, the New York Islanders found a seemingly infinite number of ways to lose hockey games. This season, they’re finally putting that creative genius to work and finding ways to win.
Charles Dickens, 155 years ago, wrote about the best of times and the worst of times. The language has been shortened, but the meaning is the same. We’d rather root for LOL than SMH.
Boychuk, on the list retroactive to Nov. 27, has already missed three games because of a lower-body injury. Visnovsky’s move is retroactive to Nov. 28 due to an upper-body injury that has kept him out of two games.
Thomas Hickey set up a third-period goal and scored 3:06 into overtime as the New York Islanders started December just as they ended November, with a victory – 3-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.
He’s playing on the top line for the surprise team of the NHL. But Kyle Okposo says neither he nor his teammates are letting the Islanders’ stunning early season success go to their heads.