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  • Red Wings beat Islanders on DeKeyser's overtime goal

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The Detroit Red Wings know all too well how it feels to lose to a struggling team that is playing the second game of a back-to-back set. On Sunday night, the Red Wings ensured the New York Islanders would experience that frustration, too. Danny DeKeyser scored 1:02 into overtime..." December 04

  • Islanders owners seeking big-name executive, source says

    Newsday "Scott Malkin and Jon Ledecky have not said anything publicly during the Islanders’ dismal start to the owners’ first season in charge. But they have been busy. Newsday has learned that Malkin and Ledecky have been meeting since the summer with a number of people in the hockey world, from former..." December 03

  • NHLPA expected to reject offer to extend CBA for Olympic participation

    The Hockey News "The NHL’s verbal offer of a three-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement in exchange for Olympic participation has been rejected by the NHLPA. If NHL players are going to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, it’s not likely to come by way of extending the collective..." December 02

  • NHL Eyeing Exhibition Game In China; Continues History Of International Play

    Pro Hockey Rumors "According to TSN’s NHL Insider Darren Dreger, the NHL is expected to play an exhibition game in China next season. While the NHL is easily the most nationally diverse of the “Big Four” North American sports leagues and has a history of playing international games, this would be their first foray..." December 02

  • Lee's goal with 26.6 seconds left lifts Islanders

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk grinned as he watched a throng of reporters enter the locker room Wednesday night. "You guys thought we were going to lose that game," Boychuk said. If so, the writers weren't alone. But New York stunningly flipped the third..." December 01

  • Isles’ young star’s return first step toward reviving his game

    New York Post "The hope for the Islanders is that Ryan Strome can regain some confidence and let his obvious talent come through yet again. After two consecutive games as a healthy scratch, the 23-year-old returned for the 5-3 win over the Penguins on Wednesday night at Barclays Center and inspired his coach..." December 01

  • Islanders' Halak blanks Caps with 38 saves

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- In the span of four days, the New York Islanders may have turned their season around. Jaroslav Halak made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Islanders scored three third-period goals to defeat the Washington Capitals 3-0 on Thursday night at Verizon Center for..." December 01

  • Rangers remain NHL’s most valuable team, according to Forbes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have widened the gap atop the annual list of the NHL’s most valuable teams. According to Forbes, the Rangers’ franchise value has risen four percent in the last year to $1.25 billion. Meanwhile, the NHL’s second-most valuable team, the Montreal Canadiens, fell five percent..." December 01

  • Islanders defense suffers another injury it can’t afford

    New York Post "Already without defensemen Dennis Seidenberg (jaw) and Ryan Pulock (lower body), the Islanders lost Adam Pelech to an upper-body injury during Monday’s 2-1 overtime win over Calgary in Brooklyn. Coach Jack Capuano said the injury wasn’t serious, but it still prevented Pelech from coming back..." November 30

  • Hickey's OT goal lifts Islanders past Flames

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- For the New York Islanders, squeaking out a flawed victory sure beats suffering yet another well-played defeat. Defenseman Thomas Hickey scored 1:53 into overtime Monday night as the skidding Islanders at least momentarily righted themselves with a 2-1 victory over the Calgary..." November 28

  • The Islanders still don’t seem to know what to do with Jean-Francois Berube

    Pro Hockey Talk "Nearly a quarter of the way through the 2016-17 NHL season and the New York Islanders still have the most bizarre goaltending situation in the league with Jaroslav Halak, Thomas Greiss and Jean-Francois Berube all still on the active roster. It is the second year in a row they have carried three..." November 27

  • Marleau's late goal lifts Sharks; Dell does well again against Islanders

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Aaron Dell does not see a lot of action as the San Jose Sharks' backup goalie. Yet the New York Islanders would say they've seen too much of him. San Jose's rookie netminder beat New York for the second time this season on Friday. He stopped 26 shots as the hosts got a..." November 25

  • King's late goals lift Kings over Islanders

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Just when the New York Islanders thought they would strike gold in two consecutive California evenings, one of the Los Angeles Kings' foot soldiers dashed their hopes with an uncharacteristic display of offense. Dwight King scored twice late in the third period as the Kings..." November 24

  • Official NHL expansion draft exempt list contains surprises

    Sportsnet "The Vegas Golden Knights officially have a name and they’re starting to get a better sense of who will be off limits when the expansion draft is conducted in June. Sportsnet has obtained a memo distributed from the NHL to its 30 teams on Tuesday night, which outlines the 66 players currently..." November 24

  • Isles outlast Ducks in marathon shootout

    The Sports Xchange "ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The New York Islanders had to survive their opponents' late rally, a barrage of shots in overtime and the longest shootout in team history to earn a rare victory. Nick Leddy scored in the 14th shootout round to give the Islanders a 3-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday..." November 23

  • Islanders have expressed interest in Evander Kane "The Islanders have expressed interest in trading for Sabres LW Evander Kane, though nothing seems imminent. "The New York Islanders came in and starting kicking tires on Evander Kane, but nothing came of that," Bob McKenzie of TSN reported. "Nothing is imminent at this moment, but the Buffalo..." November 23

  • Vegas Golden Knights introduced as NHL's 31st franchise

    TSN "These Knights will be Golden. As gold confetti blasted into Sin City’s neon-drenched night sky, owner Bill Foley dubbed the NHL’s 31st franchise the Golden Knights, finally giving the first major professional sports team to call Las Vegas home a name and identity. The Vegas Golden Knights..." November 23

  • The Post-Burns Free Agent Market

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Unlike the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Steven Stamkos saga of this past summer, the San Jose Sharks have spared hockey fans the drama and re-signed the top free agent on the market well before the trade rumors or free agency speculation could begin. Brent Burns inked an eight-year, $64MM extension..." November 22

  • Vegas NHL team finally unveils name tonight

    TSN "The NHL’s 31st franchise will unveil its name tonight with all the glitz and glitter you’d expect in Sin City. Owner Bill Foley will pull back the curtain on a tightly-kept secret with help from Cirque Du Soleil performers in a posh party outside T-Mobile Arena, just steps off the famous Las..." November 22

  • NHL team nicknames explained "Five months after being awarded an expansion franchise, Las Vegas owner Bill Foley will announce the name of his team Tuesday. There has been plenty of speculation around what the team will be called, but that will end Tuesday when Foley not only reveals the team name, but likely explains what..." November 22

  • Letang scores winner in OT as Pens edge Isles

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- At 29 years old, the "Sid the Kid" moniker might not fit Sidney Crosby anymore. But Crosby proved yet again Friday night he's still got the skills of his youth. A highlight-reel worthy fake by Crosby set up Kris Letang's game-winning goal 1:24 into overtime as the Pittsburgh..." November 19

  • McKenzie outlines critical issues in NHL-NHLPA escrow battle

    Fanrag Sports "Escrow. CBA. Lawyers. Ugh. No thanks. Anybody want to talk about politics instead? There may not be a more mind-numbingly awful subject to discuss for hockey fans than escrow. Truly. We’d generally rather devour a tasty dessert of trade rumors, but escrow and the CBA are the vegetables..." November 19

  • Jaroslav Halak still the Islanders No. 1 goalie — for now

    New York Post "Jaroslav Halak made his seventh consecutive start in Friday night’s 3-2, overtime loss to the Penguins, and he performed reasonably well, making 32 saves. Whether he remains the team’s No. 1 goaltender, however, is uncertain. “We decided just a day or two ago he was going to play [on Friday],..." November 19

  • Isles 'trying hard' to acquire a forward

    TSN "New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow is looking to make a change, just not with his head coach. On the heels of Snow backing Capuano to TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports the general manager is "trying hard" to trade for a forward to help the..." November 17

  • NHL, Stakeholders Discuss Possible Change To Draft Age

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Could the NHL change the draft age from 18 to 19? TSN’s Bob McKenzie spoke about the possibility on Tuesday night’s edition of Insider Trading. Former third-overall-pick Pat LaFontaine is leading a group of stakeholders that includes the NHL, NHLPA, CHL, USHL, Hockey Canada, USA Hockey, and..." November 16

  • Islanders GM: 'I love our coaching staff'

    TSN "Like you, Garth Snow has heard the derisive chants to fire coach Jack Capuano raining down inside Barclays Center this month. The New York Islanders’ general manager isn’t flinching. “Well, I think it happens everywhere,” Snow said Tuesday. “When you go to work, aren’t they saying, ‘Fire..." November 16

  • NHL has new meetings to discuss participation in 2018 Olympics

    Chicago Tribune "NHL meetings are set for this week to discuss whether the league will participate in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. League officials will meet with the International Ice Hockey Federation in New York on Wednesday. Deputy commissioner Bill Daly said the NHL hopes to learn if any traction has..." November 16

  • NHL Will Not Market Individual Rivalries or Players Because It's a Team Sport

    The Comeback "The NHL is done marketing individual rivalries. Speaking to Chris Johnston of, NHL Deputy Commissioner said the league is not marketing individual rivalries among players because “our sport is the ultimate team sport.” That’s a crock of BS for multiple reasons. First of all,..." November 15

  • Is NHL participation in 2018 Olympics really what’s best for hockey?

    Sportsnet "Wednesday’s meeting in New York City involving the NHL, its players and the IIHF to discuss involvement in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games will resolve nothing. There will be no grandiose statements, fireworks and the singing of “We are the World”. What we will hear is that the nearly 20 million..." November 15

  • With Jack Capuano on the hot seat, Tavares backs the Islanders coach

    Pro Hockey Talk "These seem like uncomfortable times for the New York Islanders. Already sitting 15th in the Eastern Conference, the Islanders lost in disappointing fashion 4-0 to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday, as their record dropped to 5-8-3. This dreadful start to the season has once again raised..." November 15

  • Travis Hamonic returning to Islanders lineup "Defenseman Travis Hamonic will be in the New York Islanders lineup against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday (7 p.m. ET; TVA Sports, MSG+, SUN, NHL.TV). Hamonic sustained an upper-body injury blocking a shot during a game against the Edmonton Oilers on Nov. 5 and was expected to be out 4-6..." November 14

  • Lightning shut out Islanders

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Barring an unlikely meeting in the playoffs next spring, the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders aren't scheduled to play again until the 2017-18 season. Too bad, for the Lightning -- and too soon, for the Islanders. J.T. Brown and Ryan Callahan scored during a..." November 14

  • Dennis Seidenberg likely suffered a broken jaw on Saturday

    Sporting News "The Islanders' injury toll continues to grow. Defenseman Dennis Seidenberg likely suffered a broken jaw in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Panthers and could be sidelined for a prolonged period, according to Andy Graziano of SNY. The 35-year-old veteran suffered the injury when he..." November 13

  • Malgin nets winner in OT as Panthers defeat Islanders

    The Sports Xchange "SUNRISE, Fla. -- Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo admitted he lost his temper. New York Islanders Jaroslav Halak said he was frustrated. In the end, Panthers rookie Denis Malgin scored at 4:14 of overtime as Florida defeated New York 3-2 on Saturday night at the BB&T Center...." November 12

  • Lack of discipline keeps costing the Isles

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Islanders’ penalty killing got burned for 12th and 13th times last night, and it cost them in a 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay. The Isles went shorthanded six times against the Bolts — a bad idea against a team with Steven Stamkos, who scored on the first of three Tampa Bay power plays in..." November 11

  • NHL, PA among groups meeting about Olympics

    TSN "The NHL and NHLPA are just two of the groups set to meet next week to discuss the NHL's involvement at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. THe IIHF as well as USA Hockey and Hockey Canada will also meet in New York City next week. The..." November 10

  • Not an ideal start: 5 NHL coaches on the early-season hot seat

    Ottawa Sun "There is a reason why hockey coaches spend the entire game standing behind the players’ bench. If they had a seat, most would be too hot to actually sit on. That’s the life of a hockey coach. The proverbial hot seat might rise and fall in temperature during the season, but most feel it at..." November 10

  • Islanders return Barzal to Junior

    Today's Slapshot "The New York Islanders have announced that the team has assigned Mathew Barzal to his Junior club the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League. Barzal, 19, started the 2016-17 season with the Islanders; however, after only appearing in two games with the club the team has decided to..." November 09

  • Problem isn't with NHL DoPS, it's the rulebook

    TSN "The tin foil hats are on in Vancouver, chin straps done up nice and tight. Canuck fans are thoroughly convinced the NHL Department of Player Safety has it in for Daniel Sedin and the Canucks; that Nazem Kadri and the Toronto Maple Leafs are, as usual, benefitting from the league's Eastern bias..." November 07

  • Islanders’ Travis Hamonic out 4-6 weeks with upper-body injury

    Sportsnet "New York Islanders defenceman Travis Hamonic will miss the next four to six weeks with an upper-body injury. Hamonic left Saturday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers after blocking a shot by Pat Maroon and did not return." November 06

  • Oilers rally for shootout win over Islanders

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- A pair of goals in the first six minutes of the first period by the New York Islanders on Saturday night had the Edmonton Oilers fearing a repeat of their last experience at Barclays Center. But as the next 59 minutes proved, the Oilers and Islanders of November are far different..." November 05

  • Flyers edge Isles in shootout

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- From all corners, the Philadelphia Flyers trumped their collective resolve. Down a twisting hallway, both the coach and goaltender questioned whether the New York Islanders possessed the attribute. "(It) was concerning about a few guys, the way they came out. I won't lie to..." November 04

  • Islanders' Capuano concerned about offense lost in free agency

    Newsday "Another late goal surrendered, another point lost for the Islanders. For the fifth time in 11 games this season, they allowed a goal in the final three minutes of the third period that either broke a tie or tied the score. Thursday night’s late tying score and resulting 3-2 shootout loss to the..." November 04

  • Report: NHL may restrict All-Star Game to only ‘bona fide players

    The Hockey News "It looks as though the NHL is going to restrict the likes of John Scott from the All-Star Game by placing parameters around the definition of NHL player. Even though the NHL plans to continue to have populist voting for the All-Star Game, it’s still unclear whether or not the John Scott..." November 02

  • Lightning crush Islanders with early barrage

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- The Tampa Bay Lightning had what captain Steven Stamkos called a "response game" Tuesday night. The New York Islanders fans among the announced crowd of 10,822 at Barclays Center had a response, too, during the worst game the team has played at its new home. The Lightning..." November 01

  • Isles’ goalies get along, but situation still murky

    Newsday "It was just another day at Islanders practice Monday, with three goaltenders working in the two nets during team drills. Thomas Greiss, who was the star of Sunday’s 5-1 win over the Maple Leafs, had one net all to himself, usually a sign of who’s starting the next game — in this case, Tuesday..." November 01

  • Islanders reportedly looking to trade goalie Jaroslav Halak

    New York Daily News "The Islanders' uncustomary decision to carry three goaltenders for the second consecutive season drew some public ire this weekend from prominent agent Allan Walsh — who represents both presumptive starter Jaroslav Halak and in-limbo third-stringer J-F Berube. Sportsnet’s “Hockey Night in..." October 31

  • Bankruptcy may end Bauer endorsements for top NHL stars

    TSN "Alex Ovechkin, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and other high-profile NHL players may find their endorsement contacts with Bauer hockey cancelled as early as Monday because the equipment manufacturer’s parent company is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection, a person familiar with the matter..." October 31

  • Entry-level contract decisions looming for a number of NHL teams

    TSN "Now that Connor McDavid has played nine games this season, the Edmonton Oilers will have to decide whether he plays No. 10 and burns a year on his entry-level contract. Uh, never mind on that one. This admittedly lame attempt at humour does underline two things, though. One, McDavid,..." October 31

  • Islanders coach doesn't dwell on agent's tweet "New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano on Sunday addressed briefly statements made by Allan Walsh, the agent for goaltenders Jaroslav Halak and Jean-Francois Berube regarding playing time via his Twitter account. The Islanders have used a three-goalie rotation with Halak, Berube and Thomas..." October 31

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