Scott Gordon

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Gallof: The Lay Of The Land In Islanders Country

No corner on the Islanders season has been turned just yet. However, being able to put on the brakes to this year’s losing streak is far different to last year’s spin out into oblivion. That is a clear step forward.


Nino Niederreiter

Carver: Time For Islanders To Mix It Up

Mike Carver believes the last-place Islanders must makes changes now before their November slide turns into an avalanche.


Islanders coach Jack Capuano

Islanders Blog: Jack Capuano – The Wrong Choice

The Islanders had a chance to take a big step forward next year… and they just blew it by bringing back Jack Capuano as head coach.


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Islanders Blog: Coaching Is Key

If this NHL season has taught us anything it’s this — coaching is everything. There’s one big reason why the Islanders no longer look atrocious, and that’s Jack Capuano.


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Capuano To Make Coaching Debut For Islanders

Jack Capuano will make his NHL coaching debut in place of Scott Gordon, taking over on an interim basis after guiding the Islanders’ AHL affiliate in Bridgeport.


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Islanders Blog: Getting To Know Jack

So who is this interim coach with the bizarre haircut in his official team photo?


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Islanders Fire Coach Gordon, Promote Capuano

Scott Gordon was fired as coach of the New York Islanders on Monday during a 10-game losing streak that left the team at the bottom of the NHL standings.


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Masked Man: An Islanders Mess

When you can’t win you fire the coach. I’d have to think Scott Gordon knew this was coming with the team’s lack of success.


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Islanders Start West Coast Swing; Losing Streak At 7

The Anaheim Ducks look to continue their hot play Wednesday night when they welcome the Islanders, who look to avoid an eighth straight loss in the start of a West Coast swing.


Islanders in California

Islanders Blog: California Dreaming

Usually it’s rich kids whose parents didn’t love them enough that run to California to “find themselves.” This week, it will be the Islanders who cruise out west and hope to just find a win.


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Islanders Need Big Effort To Quell Losing Streak

Strong offensive performances have sparked the Ottawa Senators to four wins in their last six games. A meeting with the foundering New York Islanders isn’t likely to slow them down yet.


Islanders forward Zenon Konopka, right.

Lightweight Isles Lead NHL In Getting Pushed Around

They say the sport of hockey has changed, that fighting and goonery has been shelved in place of more skill, more speed and more fair play. Really? The New York Islanders seem to want to believe all this and have for years built teams as such.

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Islanders Trying To Avoid Home-And-Home Sweep

Andrei Kostitsyn and the Montreal Canadiens will try to sweep a home-and-home set with the New York Islanders, who are looking forward to getting back on their home ice.


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Red-Hot Islanders Take Show To Montreal

The New York Islanders have won three of four since John Tavares returned from a concussion. They’ll look to continue their surge in a matchup with one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.


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Islanders Looking To Hand Maple Leafs First Loss

The Northeast division-leading Maple Leafs will look to open 5-0 for the first time since 1993-94 as they host the New York Islanders on Monday night.