Islanders blank playoff-hopeful Blue Jackets (The SportsXchange)

By at 23 March, 2014, 3:29 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — For the New York Islanders, the tone of a frustrating season was set in their home opener Oct. 5, when they blew a two-goal third-period lead in a shootout loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Almost five months later, one of the few …


Canucks-Jets Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 11 March, 2014, 1:01 pm

Though they were coming off a win in their previous game, the Vancouver Canucks’ season hit a new low their last time out. Reeling after a stunning third-period collapse, the Canucks try to bounce back Wednesday night against a Winnipeg Jets team that …


Isles score 7 in 3rd period, rally to top Canucks (The Associated Press)

By at 11 March, 2014, 1:03 am

The New York Islanders’ big comeback over the Vancouver Canucks in a seven-goal third period even caught them by surprise. After all, in recent days it has been the Islanders who have let teams rally late to beat them. Matt Martin scored the winner in …


Colborne scores twice, Flames beat Isles 4-3 (The Associated Press)

By at 8 March, 2014, 1:18 am

On the night Calgary honored former star Joe Nieuwendyk, an inspired new generation of young centers led the Flames to a thrilling victory. Joe Colborne scored twice and Sean Monahan had the other goal in a furious third- period rally that saw Calgary …


Grading Cup presentations; Toews in for Game 6; Reimer on Bernier trade (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 24 June, 2013, 12:54 pm

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.

• Sean McIndoe ranks the last 20 Stanley Cup presentations, with “Bettman…


What We Learned: Bruins, Penguins Game 2 needs much better officiating, for safety’s sake (Puck Daddy)

By at 3 June, 2013, 7:24 am

Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.
Not being on…


Brooks Orpik scores OT winner as Penguins finish off Islanders in six (Video) (Puck Daddy)

By at 11 May, 2013, 8:39 pm

The New York Islanders deserved better, especially after the way they played in Game 6. But in the end, they just couldn’t hold the Pittsburgh Penguins at bay. New York led for much of the third period, but with five minutes remaining in regulation, a …


NHL Three Stars: Krejci’s trick beats Leafs; Ducks, Kings win in OT (Puck Daddy)

By at 8 May, 2013, 11:37 pm

No. 1 Star: David Krejci, Boston Bruins
Krejci scored twice in the second period 3:40 apart to help the Bruins take a 3-2 lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs. In overtime, Krejci completed his hat trick at 13:06 to give Boston a 4-3 win and a 3-1 serie…


Watch Brenden Morrow ‘head-bang’ Casey Cizikas, Kris Letang cross-check linesman (Video) (Puck Daddy)

By at 8 May, 2013, 7:45 am

Game 4 got away from the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night, as the New York Islanders scored three straight third-period goals to win 6-4 and even their series at 2-2.
That frustration manifested itself on a few occasions during the game, such as …


Islanders 6, Penguins 4 (The SportsXchange)

By at 7 May, 2013, 8:00 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — John Tavares’ second goal midway through the third period capped a wild back-and-forth game and lifted the New York Islanders to a 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals Tuesday night…