Zenon Konopka

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Rangers Try To Shake Off Overtime Woes At Home In Game 5

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.

04/20/2012

Travis Hamonic #36 of the New York Islanders celebrates his third period game tying goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Nassau Coliseum on April 8, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. The Penguins defeated the Islanders 4-3 in the shoot out. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

After Another Year Ends Outside NHL Playoffs, Islanders See Bright Future

Through all the negative attention the club gets because of its long out-of-date arena, its shoestring budget and payroll, and uncertain future, the Islanders claim they have a good working plan — and they might be right.

WFAN–04/12/2011

Zenon Konopka #28 of the New York Islanders fights Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period on February 11, 2011 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Isles defeated the Pens 9-3. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Konopka Blasts Out-Of-Touch Lemieux

Zenon Konopka is ready to rumble — again. This time Pittsburgh Penguins owner Mario Lemieux is drawing the ire of the Islanders’ enforcer.

WFAN–02/15/2011

Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Carter, right, hits New York Islanders defenseman Radek Martinek, of the Czech Republic, as they fight during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Islanders Fall, Extend Losing Streak To 8

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 […]

WFAN–11/11/2010

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Isles Try To Snap 6-Game Skid Vs. Flyers

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.

WFAN–11/06/2010

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.

CBS 2–11/02/2010