CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

New York Islanders

Andrew MacDonald of the New York Islanders controls the puck in the first period against the New York Rangers during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium on Jan. 29, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders’ AMac Is A Nice Player, But Not Worth What He’s Asking

Apparently, teams will be lining up during free agency this summer to pay Andrew MacDonald $5 million per season. I say be my guest. The Islanders are very smart for not doing so.

02/07/2014

Peter Regin (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) and Pierre-Marc Bouchard (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Isles Trade Peter Regin, Pierre-Marc Bouchard To Blackhawks For 4th-Round Pick

The 29-year-old Bouchard was a disappointment with four goals and five assists in 28 games for the Islanders. On Dec. 10, he was sent to Bridgeport of the AHL where he had six goals and 11 assists.

02/07/2014

New York Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald moves the puck up ice against the New Jersey Devils on Oct. 4, 2013, in Newark. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: MacDonald Rejects 4-Year, $16 Million Offer From Islanders

Andrew MacDonald is going to shoot for a contract that pays him in the neighborhood of $5 million per season during the offseason. He just isn’t going to get it from his current team, the New York Islanders.

02/06/2014

Islanders GM Garth Snow

Capellini: Vanek Failure Should Not Stop Islanders From Taking Necessary Risks

The Islanders traded for Thomas Vanek because of one simple reason: They are not the Rangers. They cannot sit back and let name recognition sell the franchise. They need to roll the dice to take the next step.

02/04/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Friedman: GM Snow Deserves Big Blame For Unnecessary Vanek Fiasco

For weeks, the hockey world was kept on edge about 30-year-old winger’ Thomas Vanek’s fate. He has made his decision, and the aftershocks are being felt all across Long Island.

02/03/2014

Islanders forward Thomas Vanek. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Report: Vanek Rejects Islanders’ Big Offer, Likely To Be Traded By Deadline

Thomas Vanek has rejected a substantial offer from the Islanders and could soon be traded. The team is now fielding offers for the 30-year-old forward, according to a report.

02/03/2014

Fans react to the first goal of the game by Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils against the New York Rangers during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium on January 26, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Friedman: Isles Look To Regroup For Stadium Showdown With Rangers

On Wednesday, New York’s Islanders and Rangers will be at Yankee Stadium to partake in what has become the NHL’s modern marvel — the outdoor hockey game.

01/29/2014

Derek Stepan, left, Chris Kreider and the rest of the Rangers will be looking for a Yankee Stadium sweep when they take on the Islanders on Jan. 29, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Finale At Yankee Stadium Promises To Be Nastier Than The Opener

The only thing missing from Sunday’s outdoor NHL game at Yankee Stadium was true animosity on the ice. That shouldn’t be a problem on Wednesday night when the Islanders get their crack at the Rangers.

01/28/2014

Paul Cartier at Yankee Stadium (L) and at Nassau Coliseum (Credit: Paul Cartier)

Schwartz: One Islander In Particular Will Feel Right At Home

Paul Cartier’s worlds are about to collide. He is the organist for both the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum and the Yankees, so it’s only fitting that he will play the organ on Wednesday night when the Islanders host the Rangers.

01/27/2014

Maxim Lapierre of the St. Louis Blues checks Thomas Hickey of the New York Islanders (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Blues Defeat Isles In The Shootout After Vanek’s OT Goal Gets Waved Off

Kevin Shattenkirk and Alexander Steen scored shootout goals to lift the St. Louis Blues to 4-3 win over the New York Islanders following a puzzling goal reversal call in overtime.

01/25/2014

Islanders forward Thomas Vanek scores against the Chicago Blackhawks and is congratulated by teammates John Tavares at the Nassau Coliseum on Jan. 2, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Vanek’s Indecision On His Future Puts Massive Pressure On Islanders

Sooner or later, Garth Snow is going to have to make a decision, which likely will be the only decision he can make if things don’t change. Thomas Vanek is the only person who can alter that decision.

01/24/2014

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Will Not Move To Brooklyn A Year Early

There will be no escape from Nassau County after this season. The Islanders will reportedly play next season, the final season of their lease, in the place they have called home since 1972.

01/23/2014

Rangers goalie Cam Talbot (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The ‘King’ Is Sick, So Talbot To Start For Rangers Against Islanders

It might be snowing and freezing outside, but the atmosphere will almost certainly be heated Tuesday night inside Madison Square Garden.

01/21/2014

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

Boomer & Carton: Jerry Takes The Hit For Tommy’s Gaffe

When Jerry asked Tommy the tape guy (pictured) to get him a play-by-play call from last night’s Islanders 4-3 win over the Flyers, something got lost in translation.

WFAN–01/21/2014

Islanders winger Kyle Okposo, right, celebrates with teammate John Tavares (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Kyle Okposo Stars, Isles Defeat The Flyers In The Shootout

Kyle Okposo scored the tying goal on a power play late in regulation and then netted the decisive tally in the shootout for the New York Islanders, who rallied past the Flyers 4-3 Monday.

01/20/2014

more

previous