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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…


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.


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 …


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 …


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…


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.


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.


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…


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…


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…