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  1. K.O. out 6-8 weeks!!
  • Kopitar's Late Winner Caps Off Massive Road Win Over Islanders

    Jewels From The Crown "The Los Angeles Kings played really well tonight, but through 55 minutes, they were no closer to a win than when they started. So what did the Kings do when they were at a stalemate? They put out their first line and went to work. The result was a game-winning goal for Anze Kopitar and a 3-2 win..." March 27

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Wild win 10th Straight in Shootout Win Over Islanders

    Hockey Wilderness "The Wild and Devan Dubnyk had to weather the storm as it took a while for them to find their legs. But once they did, they were able to squeak out a 2-1 shootout victory over John Tavares and the New York Islanders. Zach Parise scored the game-tying goal and the shootout goal to secure the..." March 25

  • Twitter threats against Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy bring in law enforcement officials

    Newsday "Social media threats made to Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy Tuesday prompted local and federal authorities to open an investigation, the team said. A now-suspended Twitter account posted pictures of Leddy's Minnesota driver's license and a credit card and made violent threats against the..." March 25

  • Thomas Vanek: Isles' move to Brooklyn was deterrent in re-signing

    Yahoo! Sports "When Thomas Vanek signed a three-year, $19.5 million deal with the Minnesota Wild last summer, it put an end to hockey’s worst-kept secret that the forward would end up in the “State of Hockey.” But New York Islanders GM Garth Snow felt he could sell Vanek on Long Island after trading for him..." March 25

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Islanders snap four-game skid with shutout win over Devils

    New York Post "Saturday night brought one example of what the Islanders are going to have to get used to. On this night, they dealt with it fine. As games tighten up with the approaching playoffs, the Isles put together a tidy little performance at Prudential Center in Newark, breaking a four-game losing..." March 22

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    New York Islanders @NYIslanders

    Capuano: Halak in goal. Leddy back in the lineup replacing Calvin de Haan on defense. No changes at forward. #Isles

  • Toews, Hossa score twice each as Blackhawks down Islanders

    CSN Chicago "Jonathan Toews talked Tuesday morning of the Blackhawks building off momentum gained from their latest road trip. “When you show up and give that effort, the little things, the details, take care of themselves,” he said. Then the Blackhawks captain went out and led by example. Toews had a..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

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    New York Islanders @NYIslanders

    #Isles Transaction: Kevin Poulin has been recalled from loan on emergency conditions. Jaroslav Halak is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

  • With offense slumping, Isles on verge of season-long losing streak

    Pro Hockey Talk "In what’s been an otherwise banner campaign, the New York Islanders have hit a rough patch. Relatively speaking, that is. On their way to the playoffs and one of just six teams in the NHL with 43 wins or more, the Islanders are in great shape overall and their “problems” — a three-game..." March 16

  • Islanders GM Snow's shrewd moves earning him respect around the NHL "Garth Snow won’t be mistaken for Sam Pollock any time soon, but the general manager of the Islanders sure has done a nice job of silencing his critics in the past few months. Through a combination of luck, opportunity and gumption, he’s turned his team into a force in the Eastern Conference and..." March 16

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    New York Islanders @NYIslanders

    Capuano: Nick Leddy skated prior to today's morning skate. #Isles

  • Islanders sign Johnny Boychuk to seven-year, $42M deal

    New York Post "Johnny Boychuk and the Islanders agreed on a long-term contract extension that assures two of the club’s top defensemen will stick together well after the team relocates to Brooklyn next season. Boychuk received a seven-year deal Thursday, just as Nick Leddy did late last month. Boychuk’s..." March 13

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    BREAKING: #Isles sign Johnny Boychuk to seven-year, $42 million contract.

  • Isles making headway on Boychuk extension

    Islanders Point Blank "The Islanders and Johnny Boychuk are making progress on an extension (LeBrun, Mar 12) LeBrun says that the deal is “not done, but getting there.” Boychuk is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He has seven goals, 25 assists and is a +17 in 59 games this season." March 12

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Nick Leddy will be sidelined at least two weeks

    Newsday "Nick Leddy, the Islanders' most durable defenseman this season, will miss at least two weeks with an upper-body injury. Leddy missed Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Rangers with the injury, suffered in the second period of Monday's overtime win in Toronto, so it's yet another test of the team's depth as..." March 12

  • Rangers nip Islanders in their last regular-season game in Coliseum

    New York Post "The history was not overbearing, and the significance of the moment is not what made this one sting so much for the Islanders. No, this 2-1 loss to the Rangers that was the last one in the regular season for these two teams at the Coliseum was a tough one because it was two points — two points..." March 11

  • Iron man streak ends at 320 games for Islanders’ Nick Leddy

    New York Post "Add one, take away another. The Islanders had a handful of moving pieces in Tuesday night’s 2-1 loss to the Rangers, the final regular-season game these two historic rivals will play at the Coliseum. First, the Isles were without 23-year-old defenseman Nick Leddy, who left Monday’s 4-3..." March 11

  • Tavares scores in OT to cap Isles’ comeback over Leafs

    New York Post "John Tavares scored 4:38 into overtime, capping the Islanders’ two-goal comeback in a 4-3 victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday night. Tavares, an Ontario native, went around several defenders to score the winning goal during a delayed Toronto penalty. With his 33rd goal and 39th assist, the..." March 10

  • Islanders' Okposo might return Tuesday "New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo, who hasn't played since Jan. 19, could be in the lineup against the New York Rangers at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, according to Newsday. Okposo, who had emergency surgery to repair a detached retina, has been skating for more than a week and rejoined..." March 10

  • Kennedy to make his Isles debut

    Islanders Point Blank "Tyler Kennedy will finally make his Islanders’ debut tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Kennedy was slated to play in Tuesday’s overtime loss in Dallas, but at the last minute alerted the Islanders’ coaching staff of an unspecified upper-body injury. Kennedy has been dealing with injures..." March 09

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    Capuano: Halak in goal, Boulton and Cizikas in, Mouillierat out.

  • Islanders F Matt Martin suspended one game for kneeing Trevor Daley "The NHL's Department of Player Safety has suspended New York Islanders forward Matt Martin one game for kneeing Dallas Stars defenseman Trevor Daley Tuesday night. The Department ruled that while Martin's hit was not malicious, it was reckless. It also resulted in an injury to Daley, who left..." March 05

  • Stars Win 3-2 over Islanders, But Lose Trevor Daley on Ugly Hit to Knee

    Defending Big D "Another dirty hit to a Dallas Stars knee. Another key member of the team lost. History (revisionist, perhaps) will probably remember Kulikov's malicious hit on Tyler Seguin as the moment that sunk the Stars' 2014-2015 already wayward season for good, but a footnote will be what Matt Martin..." March 04

  • Islanders' Martin faces safety hearing "New York Islanders forward Matt Martin faced a hearing Wednesday for kneeing Dallas Stars defenseman Trevor Daley during a game. Daley was hit by Martin at 1:48 of the first period in Dallas' 3-2 overtime win Tuesday night." March 04

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #Isles make a minor-league trade, sending goaltender David Leggio to the #Coyotes. Played for U.S. at worlds last year.

  • 24d
    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    VAN gets Cory Conacher from NYI

  • 24d
    John Vogl @BuffNewsVogl

    Sportsnet says Sabres have sent Michal Neuvirth to Islanders for Chad Johnson.

  • 24d
    Spector's Hockey @SpectorsHockey

    Tyler Kennedy dealt by the #Sharks to the #Islanders for a conditional pick.

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Tyler Kennedy traded to the New York Islanders for a conditional pick

    NHL Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NHL Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to deadline day. March 02

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Canucks get Cory Conacher from Isles organization in exchange for Dustin Jeffrey

  • Goalie trade! Sabres send Michal Neuvirth to Isles for Chad Johnson

    Pro Hockey Talk "We’ve got our first goalie-for-goalie swap of the trade deadline — Buffalo has sent the red-hot Michal Neuvirth to the New York Islanders in exchange for backup Chad Johnson and a third-round pick in 2016. Neuvirth, 26, has played extremely well since taking over the Sabres’ No. 1 gig —..." March 02

  • Sharks send RW Tyler Kennedy to Islanders "The San Jose Sharks have traded right wing Tyler Kennedy to the New York Islanders in exchange for for a conditional third-round draft pick in 2016. Kennedy, 28, has four goals and five assists over 25 games this season with the Sharks. This is Kennedy’s second season in San Jose after the..." March 02

  • Canes cruise past Islanders with trade deadline looming

    Raleigh News & Observer "Bill Peters acknowledged the obvious. There is a very good chance that come Monday night in Chicago, the Carolina Hurricanes will not resemble the group constructed by general manager Ron Francis at the start of the season. "I know all our guys - obviously upcoming free agents - are in..." March 01

  • Halak sets Islanders single-season record in win over Flames

    Pro Hockey Talk "Jaroslav Halak has made history for the New York Islanders. In a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames, Halak recorded his 33rd win of the season, earning him the Islanders’ single-season record. He made 26 saves, beaten once with 21 seconds remaining in regulation. As per, Halak moves..." February 28

  • Islanders storm past woeful Coyotes to hold on to first place

    New York Post "The Islanders were potentially one more loss away from dropping into a tie for first place in the Metropolitan Division on Tuesday. Johnny Boychuk, though, insisted he wasn’t aware of that fact. “I haven’t even noticed what place we’re in,” said Boychuk, whose third-period goal helped seal a..." February 25

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    ProSportsDaily @PSDnews

    Islanders' Johnny Boychuk was asked if he has a big extension coming following the Leddy deal...he just smiled. Expect something soon.

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Islanders' Leddy has grown into cornerstone player "Nick Leddy has been everything the New York Islanders could have hoped for when they acquired him from the Chicago Blackhawks before the start of the season. On Tuesday they made sure he'll be around for a while. The Islanders announced Leddy has agreed to a seven-year contract that will keep..." February 25

  • Isles sign Leddy to seven-year, $38.5M extension

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Islanders made a big splash on Tuesday, agreeing to a seven-year contract extension with Nick Leddy. “Nick has proven to be an elite defenseman in this league at a young age,” Islanders General Manager Garth Snow said in a statement. “He’s the type of player on the ice, in the..." February 24

  • Short-handed Canucks shut out Islanders, 4-0

    Vancouver Sun "Eddie Lack did everything Sunday but get credited for a win, and he joked that he thought about letting in one goal late in the game to take the W away from Ryan Miller. The goalies shared the shutout. Their team shared the win. Even as their worst injury crisis in years deepened, the..." February 23

  • Islanders plan to stand pat at trade deadline

    New York Post "Get a good look at this Islanders team, because it’s highly unlikely anything major is going to change on the roster between now and the postseason. Sources within the organization have recently told The Post the plan leading up to the March 2 trade deadline is to stand pat. That is not to say..." February 23

  • Islanders rip Hurricanes, 4-1

    Lighthouse Hockey "The Islanders took on the Hurricanes who they have had their way with so far this season. One would look at this game and expect a bit of a letdown of a game - both teams played last night, both teams traveled, there was a state of emergency due to inclement weather and Carolina was offering..." February 18

  • Rangers finally down Islanders with thrilling 6-5 victory

    New York Post "Can such an exciting game be ruined on the whim of a referee? In this instance, no. The answer is no. Because if any or all of the four officials on the ice swallowed their whistles midway through the third period on a possible tripping call on Chris Kreider, or if the non-call was correct,..." February 17

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  1. K.O. out 6-8 weeks!!
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