Despite Flame-Out In Second Round Of Playoffs, Islanders Pleased With Dramatic Turnaround In 2018-19The New York Islanders know they made big strides in their turnaround first season under president and general manager Lou Lamoriello and coach Barry Trotz.
Hurricanes Beat Down Lehner, Sweep Islanders Out Of Eastern Conference SemisCoach Barry Trotz pulled Lehner in favor of backup Thomas Greiss after the bang-bang goals by Teravainen and McKegg early in the second period.
Reeling Islanders Finding Out Just How Fine A Line There Is Between Winning And Losing In Stanley Cup PlayoffsRobin Lehner sat in the locker room and took the blame for the New York Islanders' latest playoff loss. His lament: a turnover behind the net that led to the go-ahead goal for the Carolina Hurricanes.
Islanders Collapse In 3rd Period, Hurricanes Take Daunting 3-0 Series LeadThe last team to win a series after trailing it 3-0 was Los Angeles against San Jose in the first round in 2014.
Islanders Need Some Semblance Of Offense If They Are To Turn Series Against Hurricanes AroundThe Islanders may be down, but as far as they're concerned they're far from out.
Islanders Blow Chance After Chance, Fall Into 0-2 Series HoleOutplayed for much of the first two periods while losing players to injuries, the Carolina Hurricanes scored two quick goals early in the third period and held on for another big road victory.
Staal's Overtime Goal Lifts Hurricanes Past Islanders In Game 1Nino Niederreiter sent a shot that caromed off the end boards and came out to the right side, where Staal quickly put it in off Robin Lehner's left skate.
Playoff Round 2 Preview: Gritty Islanders, Resilient Hurricanes Are Similar In Just About Every WayThe team most everyone left for dead is taking on a "Bunch of Jerks" in the second round of the playoffs.
Lamoriello, Trotz Have Orchestrated Stunning Islanders Turnaround That No One Saw ComingLou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz say they didn't know exactly what to expect from the New York Islanders this season.
Stellar Eberle, Steady Nelson Are Making Islanders' Decisions This Offseason That Much More DifficultDue to the no-margin-for-error style the Islanders play, their 103-point regular season never felt as enjoyable as it should have. And because of that, there were often discussions that probably shouldn't have taken place.
After First Round Sweep, Excitement For Islanders Playoff Run Reaching New HeightsThe last time New York enjoyed such success was the early 80's when the Islanders won four consecutive Stanley Cup titles – an almost unheard of feat.
Islanders Complete Sweep Of Penguins, Advance To 2nd RoundJordan Eberle scored for the fourth straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Islanders finished off Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins
Islanders Silence Mighty Pens Again, Take 3-0 Series LeadThe New York Islanders don't play a particularly sexy brandy of hockey. They forecheck. They backcheck. They block shots and take few risks, more focused on fundamentals than flash.
Islanders Roll Past Penguins, Take Commanding 2-0 Series LeadNew York opens a postseason series with two wins for the first time since sweeping Edmonton in the 1983 Stanley Cup Final for the Islanders' fourth straight championship.
Islanders Open Playoffs With Thrilling Overtime Win At The ColiseumJordan Eberle had a goal and an assist, and Brock Nelson and Nick Leddy also scored for New York, which was opening a postseason series at home for the first time in 31 years.