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at Verizon Center on February 21, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Holtby Shines As Capitals Edge Islanders 3-2 In Shootout

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the lone goal in a shootout, Braden Holtby had 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 3-2 Saturday for their fourth straight victory.

02/21/2015

Islanders captain John Tavares and other members of his line celebrate their second-period goal against the Lightning at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Jan. 16, 2014. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Capitals To Host Metropolitan Division-Leading Islanders

The Islanders have won six of seven as they continue their push for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.

02/21/2015

Adam Clendening #44 of the Vancouver Canucks takes a shot in the third period against the New York Rangers on February 19, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NHL Overhauling Statistics On Its Website To Include Advanced Metrics

The overhaul will be done in four phases, a process that started Friday with the addition of advanced statistics to the league’s website.

02/20/2015

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Islanders Fan During Broadcast: ‘My Son Was Conceived Back In That Parking Lot’

Yep. On Monday night, an original Islanders season-ticket holder told everyone in TV land a little too much information.

02/17/2015

(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Rookie Hayes Is A Monster In The Making

Just 50 games into his NHL career, forward Kevin Hayes is giving Rangers fans reason to feel very, very enthusiastic about his future.

02/13/2015

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a press conference as part of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weeknd at the Nationwide Arena on Jan. 24, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Gary Bettman On WFAN: State Of The NHL In New York Market Is Tremendous

Gary Bettman is as thrilled about the success of the New York City area hockey teams as their fans are.

02/12/2015

Scoreboard at the end of the 79th MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium on July 15, 2008. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

5 Most Memorable All-Star Games In New York History

As New York City gets set to host the NBA’s biggest names this weekend, we look back at some of the best All-Star games the area has ever seen.

02/12/2015

Dallas Stars v New York Rangers

Hemsky Scores In Overtime To Lift Stars Past Rangers

Ales Hemsky scored 1:02 into overtime as the Dallas Stars overcame a late tying goal by New York’s Chris Kreider to snap a three-game skid with a 3-2 win over the Rangers on Sunday night.

02/09/2015

Anders Lee (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Islanders Hang On For Win Over Sabres

Mikhail Grabovski’s snap shot from the slot midway through the second period stood up as the winner for the New York Islanders, who hung on for a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night.

02/09/2015

Scott Gomez #21 of the New Jersey Devils in action against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on January 19, 2015 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Plekanec, Weise Lead Canadiens In 6-2 Win Over Devils

Tomas Plekanec and Dale Weise each scored twice and P.K. Subban assisted on three power-play goals as the Montreal Canadiens beat the New Jersey Devils 6-2 on Saturday night.

02/07/2015

Islanders vs Bruins

Eriksson Scores Winner In Bruins’ 2-1 Win Over Isles

Loui Eriksson scored the go-ahead goal with 7:34 left in the third period and Tuukka Rask stopped 39 shots to lift the surging Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders Saturday night for their ninth win in 12 games.

02/07/2015

Cam Talbot of the New York Rangers stops a shot in the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers on Nov. 19, 2014, at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Predators Bounce Back From Rare Home Loss, Beat Rangers 3-2

Mike Ribeiro scored with 7:14 left in the third period and the Nashville Predators bounced back from a rare home loss to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday.

02/07/2015

Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton with Mike Nichols on November 11, 2014. (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

Boomer, Carton And NHL Alumni Honored To Lace ‘Em Up For Mikey Nichols

“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.

02/05/2015

The New York Islanders skate against the New Jersey Devils during a preseason game at Barclays Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Barclays Bringing Islanders’ Tradition To ‘Best Building In The Country’

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.

02/05/2015

Rangers backup goalie Cam Talbot (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Put Biggest Questions To Rest In Win Over Bruins

For however long Henrik Lundqvist is out, the Rangers are in good hands with backup goalie Cam Talbot manning the fort.

02/05/2015

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