Johnny Gaudreau  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Top 10 Current NHL Players Who Were Born In New York Or New Jersey

New Jersey’s own Johnny Gaudreau leads all NHL rookies in points, which is what inspired me to make this list. He’s just the latest hotshot to come out of the region, and there are more coming.

03/26/2015

Goat of the week 1010 WINS

VOTE: 1010 WINS Sports Goat Of The Week

Each week, 1010 WINS sports director Marc Ernay nominates the most inept figures in sports.

03/26/2015

Nick Leddy (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Authorities Investigating Twitter Troll For Threats Against Islanders’ Leddy

The account — which has been suspended — was targeting Nick Leddy for months prior to Tuesday’s escalation and it’s unclear whether the user was identified, according to Newsday.

03/25/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 24: Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes the second period save against the Minnesota Wild at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 24, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Parise Spoils Isles’ Night As Wild Win In Shootout

Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight road win.

03/25/2015

Derek Stepan #21, Kevin Hayes #13 and Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers celebrate their win over the Anaheim Ducks on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

03/24/2015

Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: ‘A Toast To The Coliseum’ Will Celebrate 43 Years At The Old Barn

“A Toast to the Coliseum” will take place on Friday, April 10 at Chateau Briand in Carle Place on Long Island.

03/24/2015

Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes a save on a shot by Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils during the third period at the Prudential Center on March 21, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Halak Shutout, Strome Goal Help Islanders End 4-Game Skid

Jaroslav Halak made 26 saves in his return to the lineup, and the New York Islanders snapped a season-high, four-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.

03/21/2015

Lou Amundson #21 and Alexey Shved #1 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

03/19/2015

Fans hold signs for Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks during a game against the Sacramento Kings on February 15, 2012 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cinderella Stories: 5 Athletes Who Took N.Y. For A Ride

We’re all suckers for the Cinderella story. The underdog, the unknown athlete who comes out of nowhere and rises to the occasion.

03/18/2015

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Hitting A Wall Was Inevitable, But It’s Time For Them To Grow Up

The Islanders have looked pretty good this season, the last couple of weeks notwithstanding. Lately, it’s been more of a rough go.

03/18/2015

John Tavares (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Isles Drop 4th Straight, Fall To Chicago 4-1

Jonathan Toews scored twice and assisted on both of Marian Hossa’s goals to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the slumping New York Islanders 4-1 on Tuesday night.

03/18/2015

Victor Hedman #77 of the Tampa Bay Lightning shields the puck from Matt Bartkowski #43 of the Boston Bruins during overtime at TD Garden on March 12, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

NHL General Managers Like Idea Of 3-On-3 Overtime Next Season

Three-on-three overtime is getting a nod from NHL general managers, although a format decision and final approval are still needed.

03/17/2015

Montreal goalie Carey Price, left, battles against the Islanders’ Matt Martin during the second period at Nassau Coliseum on March 14, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

In Search Of Offense, Islanders In Danger Of Longest Losing Streak Of The Season

In the span of a week, one of the NHL’s top scoring offenses has gone in the tank. The hope of a division title has been replaced by a mad scramble to avoid having to go on the road to start the playoffs.

03/16/2015

David Desharnais #51 of the Montreal Canadiens is checked by Brian Strait #37 of the New York Islanders during the third period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 14, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Canadiens defeated the Isalnders 3-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Price, Canadiens Hand Islanders Another Home Loss, 3-1

Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty scored 2:15 apart in the second period, and Carey Price stopped 35 shots as the Montreal Canadiens dealt the slumping New York Islanders a 3-1 loss on Saturday night.

03/14/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 13:  Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes a save against Mike Hoffman #68 of the Ottawa Senators during their game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 13, 2015 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Isles Lose 3rd Straight At Home, Fall To Ottawa 2-1

Matt Puempel and Kyle Turris scored second-period goals, and backup Andrew Hammond made 34 saves as the Ottawa Senators beat the New York Islanders 2-1 on Friday night.

03/13/2015

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