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Stanley Cup Playoffs

Evgeni Nabokov #20 of the New York Islanders reacts after giving up his fourth goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Isles Coach Jack Capuano: ‘We Need All 20 Guys Going, And We Didn’t Have All 20’

“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”

05/02/2013

Here we go again: Alex Ovechkin vs. Henrik Lundqvist. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Here We Go Again: Monzo’s Rangers-Capitals Playoff Preview

What would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?

05/02/2013

Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin, right, makes a save as the Penguins’ Brenden Morrow, top, and Matt Cooke converge on net during Game 1 of the teams’ Eastern Conference series on May 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Islanders Will Have To Wait Even Longer For Playoff Win, Following Ugly Loss

Pascal Dupuis scored twice, Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves, and the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins opened the playoffs with a 5-0 romp over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night.

05/02/2013

Derek Stepan (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

After Breakout Season, Rising Star Derek Stepan Has Eyes On Stanley Cup Playoffs

After quickly dismissing a question regarding the health and status of key defenseman Marc Staal, by saying there was no update regarding his eye injury, Tortorella became engaged when asked about rising star Derek Stepan.

05/01/2013

Sidney Crosby (Photo by Vincent Pugliese/ Getty Images)

Islanders Catch Break, Won’t Face Penguins’ Crosby In Game 1

Pittsburgh will begin its quest for a Stanley Cup without Sidney Crosby. And that’s good news for the Islanders.

05/01/2013

John Tavares shoots and scores a power play goal against Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 29, 2013. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Tavares Vs. Goliath: Gallof’s Islanders-Penguins Playoff Preview

Putting aside the panic among Islanders fans, there are a few items that make this opening-round series interesting.

05/01/2013

John Tavares (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tavares, Underdog Islanders Ready To Bring The Goods To Pittsburgh

While the Penguins are fixtures this time of year, New York is making its first playoff appearance since 2007.

05/01/2013

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals shoots the puck through Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist's legs on March 24, 2013. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fearless Predictions For The 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Who’s ready to lift the Stanley Cup? Sean Hartnett gives you a full breakdown of the 2013 NHL Playoffs.

04/30/2013

John Tavares (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images), Sidney Crosby (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Will Need A Lot More Than Belief To Beat The CCCP Of NHL

So how do the Islanders pull this miracle off? They can start by watching “Miracle,” of course.

04/30/2013

Brandon Sutter #16 of the Pittsburgh Penguins slides to block a shot by Andrew MacDonald #47 of the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 22, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Playoff Schedule: Dates, Times For Islanders-Penguins, Rangers-Capitals

The NHL has announced its schedule for the opening round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs — and there’s no shortage of intrigue for our locals in the Eastern Conference.

04/29/2013

Chris Kreider (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Torts: Chris Kreider ‘Fighting For A Spot’ On Rangers’ Roster

Young gun Chris Kreider might want to write the Rangers’ opener in pencil.

01/15/2013

(credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Underdog Devils Fighting Back Off The Ropes

The underdog Devils showed the fight needed to avoid a Stanley Cup sweep and unexpectedly brought the series back to Prudential Center for Game 5.

06/07/2012

Captains Zach Parise of the New Jersey Devils and Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings. (Photo by Paul Bereswill and Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Admiration Between Stanley Cup Rivals, Devils And Kings

The Los Angeles Kings have plenty of respect for the New Jersey Devils, as the two Stanley Cup Finalists share many qualities.

05/30/2012

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Monzo Minor: Picking Up The Pieces

For the Rangers, it’s time to keep their heads up and get ready to put together the pieces of a disappointing ending to an otherwise excellent season.

05/27/2012

Ilya Kovalchuk

Devils Exorcise ’94 Demons, Advance To Stanley Cup Finals For 5th Time

Adam Henrique scored off a wild scramble in front at 1:03 into overtime and the New Jersey Devils defeated the New York Rangers 3-2 to advance to their first Stanley Cup finals since 2003.

WFAN–05/25/2012

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