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NHL-Selections in first round of NHL draft (Reuters)

By at 30 June, 2013, 6:06 pm

June 30 (Reuters) – First round selections in the National Hockey League draft on Sunday (Team, name, position, country). 1. Colorado Avalanche, Nathan MacKinnon, center, Canada 2. Florida Panthers, Aleksander Barkov, center, Finland 3. Tampa Bay Light…


Islanders ship out Nino Niederreiter to Wild for Cal Clutterbuck (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 June, 2013, 2:10 pm

NEWARK — Nino Niederreiter grew unsatisfied with his role in the New York Islanders organization last season. After a 2011-12 season that saw him scored once in 55 games, the 20-year old Swiss native, through his agent, requested a trade .
He didn’t…


Unsung Hero: Mark Eaton’s long road back to Penguins, playoffs (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 May, 2013, 2:30 pm

Mark Eaton didn’t have a contract after last season, when he played 62 games with the New York Islanders and was a minus-17. He didn’t find any takers during the summer free-agent frenzy. Then the lockout arrived, and was settled four months later …


NHL Three Stars: Neal, Iginla lead Penguins in Game 4 rout (Puck Daddy)

By at 22 May, 2013, 10:01 pm

No. 1 Star: James Neal, Pittsburgh Penguins
As part of their 7-3 win over the Ottawa Senators in Game 4, Neal scored twice, including a power play tally, and assisted on an another as the Penguins took a 3-1 series lead. The goal were Neal’s first si…


Pittsburgh Penguins Suited to Handle Senators in Second Round (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 16 May, 2013, 10:55 am

COMMENTARY | Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik was on to something when he let slip that the Ottawa Senators, a team which has missed the postseason just twice since the 2005 NHL lockout, were a preferable opponent to the New York Islanders, …


Islanders look to future after ouster vs. Pens (The Associated Press)

By at 12 May, 2013, 4:09 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — When the shot from Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik struck the back of the net, over 16,000 strong weren’t ready for the New York Islanders’ season to end.


NHL-Highlights of Saturday’s NHL playoff game (Reuters)

By at 11 May, 2013, 8:36 pm

May 11 (Sports Direct) – Penguins 4 Islanders 3 (OT): Defenseman Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime as visiting Pittsburgh Penguins put away the pesky eighth-seeded New York Islanders to win their Eastern Conference best-of-seven first-round series…


Islanders’ MacDonald out 6-8 weeks (The SportsXchange)

By at 10 May, 2013, 6:10 pm

New York Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald had surgery on his left hand and will be out 6-8 weeks, Islanders head coach Jack Capuano told reporters on Friday.


Penguins get D Orpik, LW Neal back for Game 4 (The Associated Press)

By at 7 May, 2013, 5:11 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have two key additions to their lineup for Game 4 against the New York Islanders on Tuesday night: forward James Neal and defenseman Brooks Orpik.


Norris Trophy finalists: Subban, Letang, Suter (The Associated Press)

By at 7 May, 2013, 2:55 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Montreal’s P.K. Subban, Pittsburgh’s Kris Letang and Minnesota’s Ryan Suter are finalists for the Norris Trophy, given annually to the NHL’s top defenseman.