Nelson, Islanders Explode In Second Period, Finish Off PenguinsThe Islanders didn't get discouraged when they kept falling behind. They just kept their focus, got a big surge in the second period and ran past the Pittsburgh Penguins into the second round of the playoffs.
First-Place Islanders Run Winning Streak To 5, Beat Sabres 5-2 For Third Straight GameThe victory was the Islanders' sixth straight over the Sabres this season.
Nelson Scores Twice, Islanders Edge Flyers For 3-1 Series LeadJean Gabriel Pageau scored the go-ahead goal and the Islanders moved within one win of advancing to the Eastern Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday.
Nelson Leads Islanders To Overtime Win, Pushes Franchise Record Point Streak To 16New York had earned points in 15 straight games three times previously, the last during a 15-game win streak in the 1981-82 season.
Nelson Scores In OT, Islanders Beat Blue Jackets For 4th Straight WinNelson beat Joonas Korpisalo from the slot off a feed from Nick Leddy to give the Islanders their fourth straight win.
Islanders, Center Brock Nelson Agree To 6-Year ContractSecond-line center Brock Nelson, who was scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent on July 1, agreed to terms on a six-year contract through the 2024-25 season on Thursday.
Nelson's Hat Trick Goal In OT Carries Islanders Over Red WingsBrock Nelson scored his third goal of the game 3:15 into overtime and the New York Islanders, boosted by a late flurry Friday night, emerged with a wild win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Capellini: Islanders Have Something With Strome-Prince-Nelson LineOne reason why the tired Islanders persevered on Wednesday night was the play of a makeshift line thrown together by head coach Jack Capuano, who continues to have the Midas touch this postseason.
Islanders Bounce Back, Bury Lightning And Close In On Playoff SpotDisappointed by a bad loss in the last game, New York coach Jack Capuano singled out some players he said 'needed to play better.' The Islanders then went out and got a crucial win in their playoff push.
Schwartz: Islanders Fans To Get Chance To Meet 4 Of Their HeroesDefensman Travis Hamonic, goalie Thomas Greiss, left wing Brock Nelson and the newest Islander, center Shane Prince, will be on hand.
Capellini: Win-Now Islanders' Lack Of Urgency At Deadline Is TroublingThe Islanders are a good team, but are they good enough? As they scramble for playoff position, it's a question that for the second year in a row will be determined without the help of reinforcements.
Islanders Come Alive In Third, Send Rangers To Crushing DefeatCenter Brock Nelson and defenseman Nick Leddy scored within the first five minutes of the third period Thursday night.
Nelson Picks Up First Hat Trick, Isles Snap Slump With 5-2 Win Over ColumbusCenter Brock Nelson collected his first NHL hat trick Tuesday night, and the New York Islanders snapped out of a two-game offensive slump with a 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at Barclays Center.
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Islanders, Nelson Agree To 3-Year ContractA game of chicken had been going on for some time. It finally ended Wednesday night.