Mark Eaton scored 2:35 into overtime in his 600th NHL game to give the New York Islanders a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.
Clarke MacArthur’s second goal of the game at 2:06 of overtime lifted Toronto over the New York Islanders 4-3 on Tuesday night, giving the Maple Leafs a sweep of the home-and-home series.
John Tavares scored the game-winning goal on Saturday night as the Islanders defeated the Carolina Hurricanes in Uniondale.
Evgeni Nabokov made 40 saves and the New York Islanders snapped a 13-game losing streak in Philadelphia with a 4-1 victory over the Flyers on Thursday night.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 17 shots to hand the Washington Capitals their first shutout of the season, and the New York Islanders got two goals from PA Parenteau in a 3-0 victory Tuesday night.
Frans Nielsen scored the deciding goal in a shootout, and the New York Islanders earned their third straight win by beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s bottom two teams.
Brandon Dubinsky scored his first goal in more than a month, Marian Gaborik moved into a tie for the NHL lead with his 20th, and Martin Biron was solid in net to lead the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
When the Islanders signed Parenteau, my immediate reaction was it was just a case of this team reaching, hoping and praying. Well, consider their prayers answered.
P.A. Parenteau scored in regulation and added the shootout winner to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
Petteri Nokelainen scored with 6:15 remaining as the Montreal Canadiens recovered after giving up a two-goal lead in the third period, beating the New York Islanders 5-3 Tuesday night.
Matt Moulson’s four goal night helped the New York Islanders defeat the Dallas Stars 5-4 on Saturday night.
Jonathan Toews netted the only goal in the shootout, after posting a short-handed goal and assist in regulation, and the Chicago Blackhawks outlasted the New York Islanders 5-4 on Friday night.
Rick DiPietro made 24 saves in relief of injured starter Evgeni Nabokov, and Matt Moulson scored a key goal in the New York Islanders’ 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.
Mike Carver believes the last-place Islanders must makes changes now before their November slide turns into an avalanche.
If the New York Islanders’ play on the ice is as strong as their talk off it, maybe — just maybe — they will escape the cellar and make a long-awaited run at a playoff spot.