New York may have Rick DiPietro back in net for the first time in six weeks when they try to end an eight-game road losing streak to the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
The Penguins look to build on their latest victory while trying for a third straight win over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
In a season where misery is in high supply, the news Wednesday that Kevin Poulin will miss the rest of the season with a dislocated knee cap is the most miserable news of all.
The Canadiens look to continue their home dominance of the injury-ravaged Islanders on Thursday night.
The injury-plagued Islanders acquired Al Montoya from the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday for a sixth-round pick in this year’s draft.
Looking for their first road victory in nearly a month, the Maple Leafs will try to snap a three-game losing streak against the Islanders on Tuesday night at Nassau Coliseum.
Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro is out again, this time for four to six weeks because of broken bones in his face caused by a punch from Pittsburgh counterpart Brent Johnson.
Ok, I admit it. I chuckled a little bit Wednesday night when Rick DiPietro got taken down with one punch by Penguins goalie Brent Johnson. That’s a lie, I chuckled more than a little bit.
Brent Johnson made 20 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins blanked the New York Islanders for the second time in nine days, winning 3-0 on Wednesday night.
After edging the Rangers the Penguins attempt to continue their dominance of the Islanders tonight.
The Thrashers go for their third win in as many tries this season against the lowly Islanders when the teams meet Tuesday night at Philips Arena.
Rookie Jeff Skinner looks to remain hot Wednesday and help the Carolina Panthers head into the All-Star break by continuing their dominance of the Islanders.
Evgeni Nabokov didn’t board the second flight the Islanders booked for him to come to Long Island – so they suspended him. Honestly, it’s a shame that that’s the worst the Isles can do to him.
A visit from the NHL’s third-worst team record-wise seems like just what the Penguins need to head into the All-Star break with some momentum. The Islanders, though, haven’t exactly made things easy on Pittsburgh.
Buffalo Sabres salvaged a split of the home-and-home series by beating the New York Islanders 5-3 on Sunday.