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
After watching his team meander through a lifeless first period in Columbus, Ohio Tuesday night, getting outshot 12-7 and trailing 2-1 on the scoreboard entering the intermission, the Islanders’ head coach ripped into his squad to the detriment of his own vocal chords. … Full Article