Archive for December, 2011

Islanders Team Report (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 December, 2011, 8:26 pm

With wins over Calgary and Edmonton to close out 2011, the Islanders oddly improved to 14-1-7 at home against Western Conference teams dating to November 2009.
Of course, the Isles haven’t played nearly as well within their own conference—the East??…

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Moulson, Tavares combine for 5 points in win (The Canadian Press)

By at 31 December, 2011, 4:05 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The New York Islanders have finally found a winning formula: welcome travel-weary Western Canadian teams to the friendly confines of the Nassau Coliseum.

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Moulson, Tavares combine for 5 points, Isles win (AP)

By at 31 December, 2011, 4:05 pm

The New York Islanders have finally found a winning formula: welcome travel-weary Western Canadian teams to the friendly confines of the Nassau Coliseum. The only problem is, the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers have no other scheduled trips to Long …

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Puck Daddy chats with Jarome Iginla about push for 500 goals (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 December, 2011, 9:30 am

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Unofficially, Jarome Iginla’s first NHL goal came against Ed Belfour during Game 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinals in 1996 against the Chicago Blackhawks. Iginla tallied the only Flames goal in a 2-1 three-overtime loss to t…

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Thursday’s Three Stars: Staal saves Canes; Wisniewski breaks ankle (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 December, 2011, 12:10 am

No. 1 Star: Eric Staal, Carolina Hurricanes Facing Toronto, dealing with trade rumors, the Carolina captain put that talk aside and had a night to remember. Down 3-1 in the third period, Staal began the Carolina comeback with a goal … Continue readin…

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Jagr scores in return to Pittsburgh (The Canadian Press)

By at 30 December, 2011, 12:02 am

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Jaromir Jagr and Max Talbot both scored in their return to Pittsburgh, leading the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 win over the Penguins on Thursday night.

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Tavares has 2 points, lead Isles past Flames (The Canadian Press)

By at 29 December, 2011, 9:49 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – There have been many low points as the New York Islanders try to become a contending team again in the NHL. For all their frustration, there have been glimpses of a potentially promising future.

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Tavares has goal, assist to lead Isles past Flames (AP)

By at 29 December, 2011, 9:46 pm

There have been many low points as the New York Islanders try to become a contending team again in the NHL. For all their frustration, there have been glimpses of a potentially promising future. John Tavares scored a goal and added an assist, and Evgen…

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Beware, NHL: The Bruins are better than ever (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 December, 2011, 3:47 pm

The defending Stanley Cup champions are more potent than last season – and might be the best B’s team in history.

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Puck Daddy’s 10 best hockey goals of 2011 (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 December, 2011, 8:10 am

You could spend an eternity on YouTube or NHL.com searching highlight-reel goal clips from over the years. In this Internet age, a goal can happen anywhere and find its way onto YouTube within 10 minutes of it actually happening. These … Continue rea…

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