Islanders Say Defenseman Hickey Out Up To A Month, Forward Bernier 1-2 WeeksAs the regular season opener approaches, the Islanders are a little nicked up.
Friedman: Islanders Have 5 Big Decisions To Make During Training CampIslanders training camp began in earnest on Friday and over the next two weeks there will be questions answered and kinks ironed out.
Islanders Strike Fast In Free Agency, Lock Up Goaltender Greiss, Defenseman HickeyThe Islanders got busy during the opening minutes of the free agency signing period on Wednesday.
Hickey Goal Pushes Isles To 3-2 OT Win Over SenatorsThomas Hickey set up a third-period goal and scored 3:06 into overtime as the New York Islanders started December just as they ended November, with a victory - 3-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.
Friedman: Thomas Vanek Era Begins, Islanders Can't Stand PatIf you want to be the kind of team that Thomas Vanek will want to continue playing for, then you need to plug up the holes. That means trading for a top-four shutdown defenseman.
Gallof: 5 Reasons The Islanders Made The PlayoffsAll season I've stated the Islanders needed 54 points to make the playoffs. They have used a 7-0-3 run to get there. But where they are now can be attributed to many more factors, all of which had to happen.
Islanders Come All The Way Back, Shock Canadiens In OvertimeRookie Thomas Hickey couldn't have scripted his first NHL goal any better. The 23-year-old defenseman scored 3:12 into overtime to complete the Islanders' 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.
Gallof: Islanders Made Noticeable Improvements Over Their First 2 GamesAfter just two games, if you think you know what the New York Islanders are, think again. As bad as Saturday night made you feel, this team looked a lot better Monday.