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 NHL.com, Halak moves..." February 28
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
Islanders' Johnny Boychuk was asked if he has a big extension coming following the Leddy deal...he just smiled. Expect something soon.
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
NHL.com "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
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
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
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
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
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
#Isles activate Michael Grabner off IR, place Casey Cizikas (lower) on IR. McDonald still up on emergency recall.
Carkner and Stalberg clear. Gibbons (CBJ) on waivers
Stalberg (NASH) & Carkner (NYI) on waivers
Newsday "Calvin de Haan wasn't happy about sitting out a third straight game, but he understood the situation. The Islanders had won all three games he had missed after taking a skate to the face in Boston on Feb. 7, so coach Jack Capuano decided not to switch up the defense. There's also the..." February 15
New York Post "For the past two weeks, the Islanders haven’t looked much like a first-place team, but the standings remain on their side. Even after a recent stretch of four losses in five games, the Islanders remain in control of the Metropolitan Division after grinding out their third straight one-goal win..." February 13
New York Post "The Edmonton Oilers haven’t won at Nassau Coliseum since 1999 — and they never will again. Facing off for the final time in the building where they played consecutive Stanley Cup finals (1983-84), the Islanders overcame a horrendous third period against the dreadful Oilers to win for the third..." February 11
Lighthouse Hockey "The New York Islanders visited Buffalo and nearly walked away with an easy victory before a quick turn in the second period transformed a 3-0 cakewalk lead into a 3-2 nailbiter. That ended up being the final score, an impressive feat of "that was close!" for the Sabres given that they managed only..." February 09
NHL.com "New York Islanders forward Michael Grabner (undisclosed) has been placed on injured reserve, the Islanders said Sunday. Forwards Colin McDonald and Harry Zolnierczyk were recalled from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League. Each are in the lineup Sunday against the Buffalo Sabres, replacing..." February 08
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Jimmy Hayes didn't get the best of his kid brother, Kevin, in Madison Square Garden, but he certainly took care of the Islanders on Tuesday as the Panthers bid adieu to Nassau Coliseum with a desperately needed 4-2 victory. Hayes scored two goals, including the game-winner in the third period,..." February 04
SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04
ESPN New York "New York Islanders top-line forward Kyle Okposo is out with a detached retina in his eye, a source confirmed Tuesday to ESPN.com's Katie Strang. Islanders coach Jack Capuano announced on Jan. 26 that Okposo would be sidelined six to eight weeks but did not disclose the nature of the..." February 03
NESN "Reilly Smith has been plagued by inconsistency this season, but his performance in Thursday night’s 5-2 win over the New York Islanders could serve as a catalyst for a strong second half of the regular season. The Boston Bruins right winger entered Thursday with an 11-game goalless drought and..." January 30
NHL.com "New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today. Revised for the 2014-15 season following offseason approval by the League's Board of Governors and the National..." January 29
New York Post "If the Eastern Conference-leading Islanders provide a measuring stick for the also-running Rangers, then the Blueshirts came up about as small Tuesday night at the Coliseum as the meteorologists around these parts whose predictions of an historic blizzard panicked the populace. Came up about as..." January 28
CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28
Pro Hockey Talk "The Islanders will play their first game of the season tonight without the services of second-leading scorer Kyle Okposo — out 6-8 weeks with an upper-body injury — but will return a key forward against the Rangers, as Mikhail Grabovski (lower body) draws in for the first time in five..." January 27
New York Post "Tuesday night’s scheduled mid-winter Rangers-Islanders showdown at Nassau Coliseum remains on the docket even as a potential record-breaking blizzard is forecast for the New York area. “[It is] possible [the NHL could announce a postponement on Monday], but there is no set deadline or time..." January 27
There's been no word from either team or NHL yet about Tuesday. Won't be anything until tomorrow at the earliest.
Newsday "Jaroslav Halak was all set for a sunny weekend in Florida with his wife and daughter, a hard-earned respite after a stellar half-season with the Islanders. Instead, he will have to settle for the warmth of the red light that keeps burning behind a goalie's neck during the perennially high-scoring..." January 24
NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22
New York Post "So it is with echoing chants of “Yes! Yes! Yes!” that the Islanders are going into this All-Star break, atop the Metropolitan Division and possibly atop the Eastern Conference. Making quick work of the lifeless Flyers on Monday afternoon at the Coliseum, the Islanders claimed a 7-4 victory and..." January 20
New York Post "It took a couple of injuries, but now a team battling for the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings finally has its second player headed for the All-Star Game. Joining John Tavares for the festivities next weekend in Columbus, Ohio, will be Islanders’ goalie Jaroslav Halak, who got the..." January 16
NHL.com "New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury will serve as injury replacements at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game to be played Jan. 25 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus (5 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports). Halak and Fleury will replace injured..." January 15
New York Post "Maybe the biggest thing for the Islanders to come out of Tuesday’s decisive 3-0 drubbing of the Rangers at the Garden is that almost nothing overly celebratory came out of the visitor’s locker room. For the first time in a long time, the Islanders are not acting like a team that is content with..." January 14
CBSSports.com "The New York Islanders are playing their final season at the Nassau Coliseum before making the move to Brooklyn next season. As part of the final season the Islanders are taking a look back at their lengthy history in their old barn and celebrating in a number of ways. One of those ways is to..." January 10
Vancouver Sun "Nick Bonino bumped a slump. So did Linden Vey. Ryan Stanton? He doesn’t quite know how to describe the dry spell that he finally snapped Tuesday night when the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 3-2 at Rogers Arena. Stanton went 0-for-2014. Didn’t score a goal the entire calendar..." January 07
Sportsnet.ca "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06
Edmonton Sun "Even though the Edmonton Oilers are dead and buried, out of the playoffs for the ninth straight season before the ninth season is half over, there are still tickets to sell and games to play. The show must go on. Forty-two more times between now and an end that can’t come fast enough. But..." January 05
#Isles take Halak off IR, send Poulin back to BPT.
#Isles place Jaroslav Halak (lower body) on injured reserve. Kevin Poulin recalled.
Newsday "Despite one of the best 34-game starts in franchise history, the Islanders face the Sabres here Saturday night with a few things to work on. The biggest area in need of improvement, according to Jack Capuano, is getting more of his players involved in the offense. The Islanders (23-11-0) have..." December 27
Habs Eyes On The Prize "The New York Islanders were second in the Eastern Conference heading into the game versus Montreal. Their great turnaround in the standings has brought fans to a building that used to be about half-full with half of those being there to cheer on the visiting Canadiens. It's a new fanbase,..." December 24
Lighthouse Hockey "For some reason that only the benevolent hockey gods can explain, the New York Islanders have had lots of recent success against the Detroit Red Wings, particularly at Joe Louis Arena, and now that the Islanders are a top team in the league the hockey gods have not yet seen fit to change..." December 20
New York Post "Hey kids, you can thank Beau Bennett. After the Penguins’ young forward visited a hospital days before being confirmed to have mumps, the Islanders postponed their annual holiday hospital visits which were supposed to take place Wednesday. “We’re extremely disappointed that the event has..." December 17
New York Post "It’s become a joke — set ’em up, knock ’em down, and everyone leaves happy, right? It starts with the Islanders winning a game that goes beyond regulation, as they did in Monday’s 3-2 shootout victory over the Devils at the Coliseum. Coach Jack Capuano then goes into his little press conference..." December 16
#Isles Injury Update: Casey Cizikas has been activated off the team's IR list.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Not having much success with large leads lately, the New York Islanders thought they'd try the other role on for size. In each of their last two games, the Isles had blown a three-goal lead, including once against the Blues last Saturday on Long Island. This time, the Blues jumped out to a..." December 12
Capuano: Donovan in for Reinhart, Boulton for Bailey, Halak in goal. #Isles
Minneapolis Star Tribune "It took a frightening incident and scary injury to finally shake the Wild out of its stupor Tuesday night. It’s hard to pinpoint why, coach Mike Yeo said, but it’s become common lately to watch the Wild sleepwalk through the start of home games and dig itself a deep, deep hole. It’s a shame..." December 10