6 New York/New Jersey Athletes Who Should Retire SoonMark Teixeira is injured. Again. This time it was a foul ball off his foot. Last month, he missed 18 games with torn cartilage in his knee, an issue he must manage with occasional days off.
Friedman: Islanders' Goalies Deserve Medals; The Offense? Not So MuchWe're nearing the 30-game mark, and a quick glance at the standings shows the Islanders in a good spot. But they have some glaring issues that need to be addressed.
Tavares Nets 2, Islanders Play Strong In Third In Win Over SharksJohn Tavares was looking for a strong start. Not only did he accomplish that, he finished just as well.
Grabovski Goal Gives Islanders 3-2 OT Win Over BluesCenter Mikhail Grabovski scored with one minute left in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Blues on Saturday night, their first win in St. Louis in nearly 10 years.
Friedman: After Slow Start, Islanders Are Beginning To Rev Up The OffenseFour games are in the books, and since their awful performance in Chicago, the Islanders have rattled off a pair of wins in Brooklyn.
Grabovski Returns, Reinhart Steps In For Injured Visnovsky As Islanders Ready For Game 5The Islanders have mostly carried the play through the first four games of their opening-round playoff matchup with the Washington Capitals, but the series is tied nonetheless.
Report: Okposo Skating, May Rejoin Isles SoonSeveral factors played into why the Islanders didn't try to make a bigger splash at the trade deadline. The impending return of star winger Kyle Okposo was certainly one of them.
Islanders Rally In The 2nd, Beat Lightning 5-2Cal Clutterbuck, Mikhail Grabovski and Ryan Strome scored in the second period to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
Nielsen's Late Goal Lifts Isles Over Coyotes 1-0Frans Nielsen scored the lone goal with 2:31 left in the third period, Jaroslav Halak made 19 saves, and the New York Islanders held on for a 1-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.
Nielsen Hat Trick Lifts Islanders Over Stars 7-5Frans Nielsen scored three goals in the third period, and the New York Islanders held on for a wild 7-5 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
Silverman: Islanders May Be On The Cusp Of Something SpecialAt this point, it would be reckless to say the Islanders will challenge for the top seed in the East, but a 3-0 start that includes a 6-3 win over the Rangers is absolutely delicious for this affection- and attention-starved franchise.
Islanders Out To Announce Their Arrival As Contenders In CarolinaThe Islanders are a team on the move, leaving Long Island and heading to Brooklyn after this season. They hope to be a team on the rise, as well.
Capellini: It Really Is Now Or Never For Islanders Head Coach CapuanoFor the first time in ages, the Islanders are built to contend. It's now on fifth-year head coach Jack Capuano to get this team to the next level. Will he? We're certainly going to find out.
SEASON PREVIEW: Islanders Out To Leave Lasting Memories In Nassau FinaleThere is nothing new about the New York Islanders heading into a new season trying to improve on the one before. Yet, this one has a different feel even though last season ended again without a trip to the playoffs.
Friedman: A Lot To Like As Islanders Prepare For Final Season At ColiseumThe Islanders are set to begin training camp and, albeit for different reasons than last year, are doing so amid a typhoon of optimism and potential.