The New York Islanders’ 23-year drought without a playoff series win will doubtlessly continue on into the 2016-17 season, unless they find a way to get more production from any line not featuring John Tavares, Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen. … 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