Blog Archives

Islanders look to feed off fans again to even series with Pens (Puck Daddy)

By at 7 May, 2013, 12:46 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — New York Islanders’ defenseman Travis Hamonic arrived at the Nassau Coliseum at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday before Game 3 and he encountered a parking lot that was already buzzing with excitement. Fans were tailgating, honking their horns to…

Read More >>

Pens top Isles in overtime of seesaw battle (The SportsXchange)

By at 5 May, 2013, 3:10 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Falling behind by two goals less than six minutes into the first period before blowing a two-goal lead in a six-minute span in the third period isn’t exactly anyone’s blueprint for winning playoff hockey.

Read More >>

Chris Kunitz’s OT winner gives Penguins 2-1 series lead over Isles (Puck Daddy)

By at 5 May, 2013, 3:02 pm

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — It was a pretty good weekend in the Kunitz household. On Saturday, Chris Kunitz’s 4-year old son, Zach, earned the game ball in his tee ball league. Sunday afternoon, daddy won a game MVP honor of his own by scoring twice, including …

Read More >>

NHL-Highlights of Friday’s NHL playoff games (Reuters)

By at 3 May, 2013, 11:39 pm

May 3 (SportsDirect) – Highlights of Friday’s National Hockey League playoff games: – – – – Islanders 4 Penguins 3 Kyle Okposo scored to snap a tie with 7:37 remaining in the third period as visiting New York overcame two goals by the returning Sidney …

Read More >>

Islanders shock Sidney Crosby, Penguins on Marc-Andre Fleury Game 2 gaffes (Video) (Puck Daddy)

By at 3 May, 2013, 8:13 pm

Sidney Crosby returned to the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup in Game 2, scoring two goals and joining an outstanding Penguins attack that hung five goals on the New York Islanders in a Game 1 victory.
Hence, because the Stanley Cup Playoffs are an inexpl…

Read More >>

Sidney Crosby returns for Game 2 because Penguins are that cruel to Isles (Puck Daddy)

By at 3 May, 2013, 9:27 am

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that captain Sidney Crosby will return to their lineup for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Friday night, having missed action since March 30 after breaking his jaw on an errant Brooks Orpik shot.
Th…

Read More >>

NHL Three Stars: Boyle leads Sharks over Canucks; Bruins, Pens romp (Puck Daddy)

By at 2 May, 2013, 12:56 am

No. 1 Star: Dan Boyle, San Jose Sharks

Boyle scored the go-ahead goal into a gaping net in the third period, as the Sharks took Game 1 from the Vancouver Canucks, 3-1. He previously assisted on Logan Couture’s power-play goal to tie the game.

Read More >>

NHL-Highlights from Wednesday’s NHL playoff games (Reuters)

By at 2 May, 2013, 12:06 am

(Adds Sharks win over Canucks) May 1 (Sports Direct) – Highlights from the National Hockey League playoff games on Wednesday. – – – – Sharks 3, Canucks 1 Defenseman Dan Boyle snapped a tie at 9:17 of the third period and Patrick Marleau added insurance…

Read More >>

Marty Reasoner’s kneeing major on Penguins’ Jussi Jokinen: Suspension worthy? (Video) (Puck Daddy)

By at 1 May, 2013, 8:17 pm

Things were chippy at the end of the New York Islanders’ 5-0 Game 1 loss at the Pittsburgh Penguins, with seven misconduct penalties handed out in the last 2:10 of the third period.
What sparked it: Marty Reasoner of the Islanders sticking his knee…

Read More >>

NY Islanders face Penguins with emotions high, pressure low in playoffs (Puck Daddy)

By at 1 May, 2013, 3:13 pm

“They have to realize that if you want to be a playoff team, and you want to be a Stanley Cup contender, it’s the teams that grind it out, that play with that desperation in their game to win those battles.”
Those were New York Islanders head coach J…

Read More >>