New York Islanders

The Islanders’ Johnny Boychuk reacts at the end of a 2-1 loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Have All Summer To Learn From Easily Correctable Mistakes

It shouldn’t have been this way. There should’ve been more hockey to be played.

04/28/2015

Kevin Connolly entertains the crowd between periods at Nassau Coliseum in 2007. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

‘Entourage’ Star Kevin Connolly Can’t Sleep After Islanders’ Elimination

If you happen to see Kevin Connolly today in SoHo, give him a hug. “I’m devastated,” the actor told WFAN’s Boomer & Carton.

04/28/2015

A view of the players corridor at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Islanders Movin’ Out, But Still In A New York State Of Mind

At Wikipedia, the change has already been made. Barclays Center is listed as the Islanders’ home arena.

04/28/2015

Frans Nielsen of the New York Islanders reacts to the game-winning goal by Washington's Evgeny Kuznetsov in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 2-1 to win the series 4-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Goodbye, Nassau: Islanders’ Season Ends In Heartbreak

Monday’s elimination ends the Islanders’ playing days at Nassau Coliseum, which opened in 1972 and saw its last game Saturday in Game 6.

04/28/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his goal at 18:35 of the second period against the New York Islanders in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capitals Beat Islanders, Advance To Face Rangers In Conference Semis

Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, lifting the Washington Capitals past the New York Islanders 2-1 in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

04/28/2015

Frans Nielsen of the New York Islanders reacts to the game-winning goal by Washington's Evgeny Kuznetsov in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 2-1 to win the series 4-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Heartbreak For Isles, Revival In Brooklyn And A Couple Of Wins

Before going to break the guys took a call from a dear friend of the show and struggling Islanders fan Kevin Connolly, who was having trouble getting to sleep after the Game 7 stinker.

WFAN–04/28/2015

Jaroslav Halak

Capellini: Islanders’ Chances In Game 7 Come Down To 2 Words — Jaroslav Halak

He had a good, but not great, regular season. So far he’s been very good in the playoffs. Now the Islanders need Jaroslav Halak to be exceptional. And history suggests he should be.

04/27/2015

Anders Lee of the New York Islanders and Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals fight during the first period of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Verizon Center on April 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Another ‘Epic’? Islanders, Capitals Set For Winner-Take-All Game 7

There’s only been one Game 7 between the Capitals and Islanders, but it has stood the test of time — lots and lots and lots of time — as one of the great games in postseason annals.

04/27/2015

APRIL 25: The New York Islanders celebrate their 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 25, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Beat Capitals 3-1 To Force Game 7

Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series.

04/25/2015

Islanders forward Anders Lee, top, fights the Capitals’ Tom Wilson during the first period of Game 5 of the teams’ opening-round playoff series on April 23, 2015, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Friedman: Forget The Injuries To The ‘D,’ The Islanders’ Offense Is The Problem

The Islanders made a statement on Thursday night. In fact, they made such a big statement, that most of their fourth line spent a good part of the game serving penalty time.

04/24/2015

Brooks Laich of the Washington Capitals celebrates a third-period goal against the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Verizon Center on April 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Islanders Head Back To Coliseum On Brink Of Elimination

Game 5 goes to the Caps, who can end the best-of-seven series Saturday in what could be the Islanders’ final appearance at Nassau Coliseum.

04/24/2015

Mikhail Grabovski #84 of the New York Islanders celebrates a goal in the second period during a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 18, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Grabovski Returns, Reinhart Steps In For Injured Visnovsky As Islanders Ready For Game 5

The Islanders have mostly carried the play through the first four games of their opening-round playoff matchup with the Washington Capitals, but the series is tied nonetheless.

04/23/2015

Tyler Kennedy of the New York Islanders skates against John Carlson of the Washington Capitals in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 21, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Coming Of Age In Tight Series Against Caps

Four games are in the books and the Islanders could’ve conceivably won all of them. Nevertheless, they find themselves neck-and-neck with the Capitals heading into Thursday’s Game 5.

04/23/2015

Lubomir Visnovsky of the New York Islanders leaves the game after a hit by Tom Wilson of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 21, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Captain Tavares Warns Capitals ‘We Can Also Hit Guys Like That’

Islanders captain John Tavares issued a warning to the Washington Capitals after watching veteran teammate Lubomir Visnovsky crumple to the ice following a big check.

04/22/2015

Anaheim Ducks v Winnipeg Jets - Game Three

Ranking The Arena Atmospheres Of The 16 NHL Playoff Teams

Which team has the best playoff atmosphere in its building? Let’s find out.

04/22/2015

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