Canucks fall apart in third

Mar 11, 2014

Canucks fall apart in third

The New York Islanders’ big comeback over the Vancouver Canucks in a seven-goal third period even caught them by surprise. After all, in recent days it has been the Islanders who have let teams rally late to beat them. Matt Martin scored the winner ...

Tavares leads Isles to victory

Jan 7, 2014

Tavares leads Isles to victory

With John Tavares and the rest of the Islanders’ offense clicking, it hardly mattered who was protecting New York’s net at the other end. The Islanders captain scored three goals and added two assists, prized rookie Ryan Strome scored the first goal of his ...

Crosby brilliance finishes Islanders

Dec 4, 2013

Crosby brilliance finishes Islanders

Sidney Crosby went through a cluster of New York Islanders like they weren’t even there. With the puck on his stick in overtime, all he saw was the net. And then he hit it. Crosby, who scored the tying goal in the third period, ...

Red Wings bludgeon Isles

Nov 30, 2013

Red Wings bludgeon Isles

The Detroit Red Wings are surging and the New York Islanders are sinking. Daniel Alfredsson, Darren Helm and Jimmy Howard led Detroit past New York 5-0 on Friday for the Wings’ first regulation win against the Islanders in a decade. Alfredsson had two goals ...

Ovechkin delivers vintage effort against Islanders

Nov 6, 2013

Ovechkin delivers vintage effort against Islanders

After scoring twice in his return from a shoulder injury, Alex Ovechkin supplied the assist on Tom Wilson’s first NHL goal. After the game, he stunned the 19-year-old rookie mid-interview with a red pillow smothered with blue shaving cream right in the face. “Ohhh! ...