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.
Islanders Mount Furious Comeback, But Flyers Even Series With OT Victory In Game 2Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders 4-3 on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.
Varlamov Puts On Show, Islanders Dominate Flyers In Game 1The Islanders buzzed early in their first playoff meeting with the rival Flyers since 1987, withstood a second-period flurry and closed it out with three goals in the third.
Islanders Ready Brooms, Barzal Stuns Capitals In OT Of Game 3Mathew Barzal slipped behind the defense, swooped in front of the net and beat Braden Holtby with a backhand that put the 2018 Stanley Cup champions on the brink of another early exit.
Islanders Erupt In Third Period, Defeat Capitals In Game 1Josh Bailey scored a shorthanded goal 6:52 into the third period and the New York Islanders overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Wednesday.
Lapses Early In Third Hurt Islanders In Game 3 Loss To PanthersBrian Boyle and the Florida Panthers turned the tables on the New York Islanders by playing with more discipline and patience to avoid being swept from the playoffs.
Islanders Overcome Pair Of Early Deficits, Then Methodically Take Apart Panthers For 2-0 Series LeadJordan Eberle scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, and the New York Islanders rallied to a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five series on Tuesday.
Rangers In Deep Trouble After Domination By Svechnikov, Hurricanes In Game 2Carolina's Andrei Svechnikov scored three times and the Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Monday for a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup qualifier series.
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 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.