For the first time since their humbling exit from the Stanley Cup chase, the Islanders got some much-needed good news Tuesday as veteran defenseman Travis Hamonic officially rescinded the tra … Full Article
Thomas Greiss got the “monkey” off his back.Kyle Okposo provided “points in the bank,” despite complaining about some choppy ice at Downtown’s Barclays Center.And head coach Jack Capuano called the game-tying goal “greasy.” … Full Article
The doubt that was beginning to creep its way into the New York Islanders’ locker room was extinguished — for one night, at least — by a 24-year-old rookie goaltender, who readily admitted that the biggest save of his budding NHL career wasn’t really a save at all. … Full Article
Whether it’s bad “puck luck” or a lack of scoring from team captain John Tavares, the New York Islanders are suddenly in the middle of their worst slump of the season.
And it may just cost them a spot in the playoffs. … Full Article
Rookie goaltender Jean-Francois Berube made 33 saves and Kyle Okposo’s clutch third-period goal helped the New York Islanders salvage a crucial point in Tuesday night’s 2-1 shootout loss to the Penguins in front of 18,456 fans at Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center. … Full Article
After a near-perfect seven-game road trip that saw them maintain, if not bolster, their position in the Eastern Conference playoff race, the New York Islanders emerged victorious yet again Tuesday night in their return to Brooklyn.But this win came at a cost. … Full Article