On team speed: How fast are the New York Islanders?
As the New York Islanders assembled some success, or at least progress, in the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season, you'd hear more and more other teams and hockey media note their team speed.
Wed May 22, 2013
Truro Daily News
Where it all began
Not just because it's where the 28-year-old Bible Hill native was raised, but because he credits his time with the Truro Bearcats for helping get him where he is in the game today, a professional coming off his second season with the Zagreb Medvescak Bears of the Kontinental Hockey League in Croatia.
Sun May 12, 2013
New York Post
Nielsen rating for finale
"There was no way I wasn't going to play," Nielsen said, distraught after the Islanders' 4-3 overtime loss the Penguins at the Coliseum that ended their season in Game 6 of the opening round of the playoffs.
Sat May 11, 2013
Islanders defense adjusts with loss of Andrew MacDonald
Brian Strait of the Islanders carries the puck against Steve Bernier of the New Jersey Devils at Nassau Coliseum .
Erie Times News
Tavares, Crosby face off in playoffs and Hart race
For five games, Sidney Crosby and John Tavares have been on opposite sides in the quest to lead their teams to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Fri May 10, 2013
Evgeni Nabokov remains in goal for Islanders in Game 6
Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders makes a save in against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinalsat Consol Energy Center.
Eye On Isles
Andrew Macdonald: the Injury Felt 'Round Long Island
May 3, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; New York Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald moves the puck under pressure from Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Pascal Dupuis during the second period in game two of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center.
Thu May 09, 2013
Isles aim for series lead in pivotal Game 5 at Pittsburgh
The surprising New York Islanders will try to grab their first lead of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals when the series shifts back to Pittsburgh for Thursday's Game 5 at CONSOL Energy Center.
New York Post
MacDonald likely out for playoffs
The team leader in ice time and the cerebral centerpiece on the blue line, MacDonald is expected to miss tonight's Game 5 of the first-round series against the Penguins at the CONSOL Energy Center with what is believed to be a left hand/arm injury.
Wed May 08, 2013
Centre Daily Times
Islanders rebound to tie series with Penguins
Tavares slammed in his own rebound in front after Brad Boyes fed him following a turnover by Penguins star Evgeni Malkin.
Tue May 07, 2013
Islanders' MacDonald suffers broken hand
In Smithtown two lanes blocked on Rt-347/Nesconset Hwy EB at Rt-111/Hauppauge Rd.
Report: Isles' defenseman MacDonald has broken hand
Arthur Staple of Newsday reports blue liner Andrew MacDonald broke his hand in the third period of tonight's game and may be done for the remainder of the playoffs.
New York Post
Coach's tough love pays off
Islanders coach Jack Capuano can sometimes come off as not the hardest dictator on the block, but under the fire of the playoffs, he was not about to roll over.
Cape Breton Post
Penguins, Islanders hold optional practices
Jarome Iginla spent parts of 17 seasons as the go-to guy for the Calgary Flames, on and off the ice.
Mon May 06, 2013
Cullen: Old-time hockey, OT wins and the reeling Canucks
A rivalry is building in the Northeast, the eight-seeded Islanders and Wild aren't going away quietly, but the Canucks are a team in turmoil, falling behind three games to none against San Jose.
Sun May 05, 2013
Kunitza s 2nd PP goal gives Pens OT win over Isles
Pittsburgh' Chris Kunitz, center, celebrates his goal with Evgeni Malkin, right, while New York's Andrew MacDonald reacts to the game-winning overtime shot in Game 3 of a Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Sunday in Uniondale, N.Y. The Penguins lead the series, 2-1 UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The Pittsburgh Penguins bounced back from their home ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Isles return home for long-awaited playoff game
New York Islanders' Kyle Okposo celebrates his goal with teammates Matt Moulson and Frans Nielsen, rear, during the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Friday, May 3, 2013, in Pittsburgh.
Thu May 02, 2013
Penguins crush Islanders, 5-0, in opener
The Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin battles with the New York Islanders' Andrew MacDonald during Game 1 of their Stanley Cup Eastern Conference quarterfinal in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday.
Wed May 01, 2013
On the Forecheck
2013 NHL Playoffs: New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins Series Preview
The Pittsburgh Penguins begin their march for the Cup tonight, as hockey analysts around North America have confirmed what all hockey fans have known since the trade deadline: the Pens are the most complete team in hockey.
Penguins vs. Islanders - A chat with Lighthouse Hockey on Expectations and how can they win?
A pre-series chat with our rival's blog covering topics of interest to Penguin fans from the Islander perspective.