Archive for February, 2014

Devils-Islanders Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 28 February, 2014, 10:37 am

While trying to help the New Jersey Devils reach the postseason, Jaromir Jagr is on the verge of recording another career milestone. The 42-year-old Jagr can become the seventh player in NHL history to score his 700th regular-season goal Saturday when …


Visnovsky’s OT goal leads Isles past Leafs 5-4 (The Associated Press)

By at 27 February, 2014, 10:43 pm

The New York Islanders have been on the losing end of many roller-coaster finishes this season. So Lubomir Visnovsky’s overtime goal lifting them to a wild 5-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs was especially satisfying. The winner came after Anders Lee…


Maple Leafs-Islanders Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 26 February, 2014, 9:55 am

As the New York Islanders begin to move on without their top player, the Toronto Maple Leafs and their Olympic star look to pick up where they left off before the break. Minus star John Tavares, the lowly Islanders attempt to cool off Phil Kessel and s…


Islanders’ Tavares won’t need knee surgery (The Associated Press)

By at 25 February, 2014, 4:48 pm

John Tavares’ opinion on NHL players participating in the Olympic Games hasn’t changed even though his New York Islanders’ season ended on the other side of the world while he was wearing the colors of Canada. He missed the final two games of Canada’s…


NHL Notes: Team USA flawed from the beginning (Comcast SportsNet New England)

By at 24 February, 2014, 12:23 pm

But all of the fears, reservations and doubts about the team USA Hockey sent over to Sochi ended up as reality when it really mattered. They werent big enough or dangerous enough along the front line, and probably could have used the 6-foot-1, 207-pou…


REVIEW-Olympics-Ice hockey-Golden moments may not be enough for NHL (Reuters)

By at 24 February, 2014, 1:01 am

By Steve Keating SOCHI, Russia Feb 24 (Reuters) – If the Sochi Games are to be the last for the National Hockey League (NHL), then the world’s best players brought their Olympic curtain down in thrilling but controversial style. Canada brought the co…


Islanders place Nielsen (broken hand) on injured reserve (NBC Sports)

By at 23 February, 2014, 8:32 pm

Injury news has been difficult for New York during Olympic break.


Isles exec wants Olympic exit after Tavares injury (AFP)

By at 21 February, 2014, 1:00 pm

A season-ending injury suffered by star John Tavares while playing at the Sochi Winter Olympics has New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow wanting National Hockey League players to stay home. The 23-year-old Canadian center suffered a torn liga…


They’re Back! (Rotoworld)

By at 21 February, 2014, 11:26 am

Michael Finewax gives you all the information you need to know as the NHL resumes action after the Olympic break in The Week Ahead.