Nabokov Sits Due To Illness, Blues Toy With IslandersAndy McDonald scored his first goal of the season, and T.J. Oshie had goal and an assist in the St. Louis Blues' 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Nabokov, Islanders Lose 4-1 To PanthersEvgeni Nabokov allowed three goals on six shots in the second and made just 11 saves on 15 shots total before being lifted for backup Al Montoya to start the third.
Leafs Finish Off Home-And-Home Sweep Of Isles With Wild OT WinClarke MacArthur's second goal of the game at 2:06 of overtime lifted Toronto over the New York Islanders 4-3 on Tuesday night, giving the Maple Leafs a sweep of the home-and-home series.
Capellini: Islanders Should Bite Bullet And Keep Nabokov For Duration Of SeasonEvgeni Nabokov may now be as important a piece to their short-term future as any other player on their roster.
Gallof: Islanders, Rangers Renew Love Affair; More On A Now Defensive-Minded MilburyThe tale of these two teams is quite simple. The Rangers are on a tear near the top of the Eastern Conference, while the Islanders are better than just three other NHL teams.
Carver: Isles Are Road WarriorsFor the first two months of the season, the Islanders couldn't win on the road, but now their play away from home is saving their season. Mike Carver explains how the Islanders have turned it around on the road and how they have kept their season afloat.
Islanders Make Most Of First Trip To Winnipeg In 15 YearsP.A. Parenteau scored in regulation and added the shootout winner to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
Islanders Top Wild 2-1 In ShootoutFrans Nielsen scored the only goal in the shootout while Al Montoya had his glove in good form, giving the New York Islanders their first extra-time victory of the season.
Capellini: The Curious Case Of The Islanders' Al MontoyaSo it appears Al Montoya isn't superhuman after all? The Islanders' No. 1 goaltender -- yes, now the team's undisputed starter -- hasn't been too good of late and it has many people asking why. I think I know the answer.
Gallof: The Lay Of The Land In Islanders CountryNo corner on the Islanders season has been turned just yet. However, being able to put on the brakes to this year’s losing streak is far different to last year’s spin out into oblivion. That is a clear step forward.
Islanders Fight Back, Just To Give It All Away In MontrealPetteri Nokelainen scored with 6:15 remaining as the Montreal Canadiens recovered after giving up a two-goal lead in the third period, beating the New York Islanders 5-3 Tuesday night.