Islanders beat Maple Leafs for 12th win in 13 games

More Sports / Ice Hockey Nov 14, 2019

Islanders beat Maple Leafs for 12th win in 13 games

The New York Islanders' depth paid dividends once again. Anthony Beauvillier scored twice, Derick Brassard had a goal and two assists, and the streaking Islanders held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 Wednesday night. Semyon Varlamov made 23 saves and the Islanders earned a point for ...

Penguins steamroll Islanders as veteran stars click

More Sports / Ice Hockey Dec 7, 2018

Penguins steamroll Islanders as veteran stars click

A renewed commitment to defense has the Pittsburgh Penguins back on track after a bumpy November. Pittsburgh's dynamic offense appears to have found its stride, too. Kris Letang and Phil Kessel each scored twice, and the Penguins beat the New York Islanders 6-2 on Thursday night. "Obviously, ...

Islanders looking to leave Brooklyn for Queens

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jul 22, 2016

Islanders looking to leave Brooklyn for Queens

The New York Islanders are in talks with the owners of the New York Mets about building a hockey arena adjacent to Citi Field in Queens, people with knowledge of the discussions said. Willets Point is emerging as a persuasive alternative to the team's current ...

Lightning take Game 5 to eliminate Islanders

More Sports / Ice Hockey May 9, 2016

Lightning take Game 5 to eliminate Islanders

Victor Hedman scored twice, Ben Bishop stopped 28 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning made it to the NHL Eastern Conference final for the second straight year. The defending conference champions beat the New York Islanders 4-0 on Sunday to end their second-round playoff ...

Lightning top Islanders in OT

More Sports / Ice Hockey May 7, 2016

Lightning top Islanders in OT

The Tampa Bay Lightning again withstood an early push from the New York Islanders and pulled out another big overtime victory. Jason Garrison scored 1:34 into the extra period to give the Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Islanders on Friday night for a 3-1 ...

Lightning slip past Islanders in OT

More Sports / Ice Hockey May 4, 2016

Lightning slip past Islanders in OT

Brian Boyle delivered a hard hit and then took advantage of a lucky carom to get the Tampa Bay Lightning a big playoff win. Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday ...

Islanders clinch postseason berth

More Sports / Ice Hockey Apr 6, 2016

Islanders clinch postseason berth

All eyes were on Braden Holtby in his first chance to tie Martin Brodeur's single-season wins record. Then, New York Islanders rookie Christopher Gibson stole the show at the other end. Gibson made 29 saves in his first career NHL start as the Islanders rallied ...

Islanders score late to edge Rangers

More Sports / Ice Hockey Mar 7, 2016

Islanders score late to edge Rangers

Cal Clutterbuck's late goal helped the New York Islanders cap a stellar road trip and edge closer to the Rangers in the playoff race. Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:28 remaining in the third period, and the Islanders fended off the New York Rangers ...

Capitals prevail against Islanders in OT

More Sports / Ice Hockey Feb 19, 2016

Capitals prevail against Islanders in OT

Justin Williams sensed one of his linemates was getting tired late in the 3-on-3 overtime, so he waited for a line change. With rested teammates Williams went up the ice and got the winning goal. Williams scored 4:16 into the extra period to lift the ...

Crosby, Fleury shine for Penguins

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jan 3, 2016

Crosby, Fleury shine for Penguins

Sidney Crosby is looking like himself again, Marc-Andre Fleury is back from injury and the Pittsburgh Penguins are gaining momentum after a lackluster start. The resurgent Crosby scored two power-play goals, Fleury returned from a concussion and made 38 saves and the Penguins beat the ...