The Ottawa Senators haven’t skated with the lead through four games of their playoff series against the Rangers, and yet the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference is all even heading into Game 5 on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
Through all the negative attention the club gets because of its long out-of-date arena, its shoestring budget and payroll, and uncertain future, the Islanders claim they have a good working plan — and they might be right.
Zenon Konopka is ready to rumble — again. This time Pittsburgh Penguins owner Mario Lemieux is drawing the ire of the Islanders’ enforcer.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Curtis McElhinney realizes he’s not likely to play much for the Anaheim Ducks this season, so the backup goalie is determined to maximize every opportunity — even when his teammates give […]
The Philadelphia Flyers weren’t doing much with their power-play chances in their first eight games, but they’ve scored at least once with the man advantage in five consecutive wins. That’s more bad news than the reeling New York Islanders need to hear.
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.