Simmonds out for NHL '14 cover
Wayne Simmonds seemed destined to continue the Flyers-only streak for the cover of NHL '14, following Claude Giroux's appearance last year.
Fri May 17, 2013
Crosby, Ovechkin and Tavares named Hart Trophy finalists
Sidney Crosby of Pittsburgh and Washington's Alex Ovechkin are once again finalists for the Hart Trophy, while John Tavares of the New York Islanders is also in the running for the NHL's Most Valuable Player.
New York Islanders Sign Eric Boulton Again
What you see is not so much an NHL hockey player as it is a metaphor for one of the oldest debates in the sport.
Islanders Bits: Nino Niederreiter Faces U.S. for Medal
We've had some technical hiccups over the last few days , so apologies to readers and regular commenters if things haven't worked as well.
Looking At New York Islanders' 2012-13 NHL Season
For a brief spot in time, the New York Islanders were the darlings of the NHL . The ne'er-do-well franchise of the past two decades had missed the playoffs in five consecutive postseasons, and failed to advance past the Eastern Conference quarterfinals since 1993.
Thu May 16, 2013
Islanders' Matt Moulson a finalist for Lady Byng Trophy
He joins the Blackhawks' Patrick Kane and the Lightning's Martin St. Louis as finalists for the award, given "to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability." Moulson had only four penalty minutes in the 48-game season, tied with San Jose's Logan ... (more)
Matt Moulson a Lady Byng Finalist
The award annually honors players who are good at hockey and remarkably tolerant of tools who are not good at hockey doing stupid things to try to get such players to be less good at hockey.
Wed May 15, 2013
Eye On Isles
Top Shelf - Islanders Daily 5/15/13
It was locker room cleanout and exit interview day on Long Island yesterday, as the players, coaches and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum maintenance crew officially closed the books on the lockout-shortened 2013 NHL season.
Tue May 14, 2013
Benson won't make a special application to join Giants early
So the WHL's top 2013 bantam draft pick will wait a season before joining the Vancouver Giants on a permanent basis.
Sure, Why Not? An Alternative Eulogy for the 2013 New York Islanders
Why have we gathered today, around his nondescript, unpainted pine casket in an empty parking lot? To say goodbye to the 2013 edition of the New York Islanders , who were laid to rest last weekend surrounded by the people who loved them best: their opponents.
Eye On Isles
Top Shelf : Islanders Daily : 5/14/13
Apr 26, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares during the game against the Buffalo Sabres at the First Niagara Center.
Mon May 13, 2013
New York Islanders Proved They Were No Fluke In Stanley Cup Playoffs
The New York Islanders were eliminated from the first playoff appearance in quite some time over the weekend, falling in Game 6 to the Pittsburgh Penguins .
Broad Street Hockey
NHL 14 cover vote: Wayne Simmonds saves us all, beats Evgeni Malkin
It could have been on the cover of NHL 14. It could have been sitting in the aisles of every retail store in North America, scaring children from sea to shining sea.
Sun May 12, 2013
Winners and Losers of the NHL Playoff Weekend
Perhaps the Penguins breathed the loudest sigh of relief. They were pushed hard by the New York Islanders and were driven to overtime in Game 6. They got the series-clinching goal from the most unlikely of sources: defenseman Brooks Orpik, marking his first goal all season.
Islanders look ahead to next season after six-game series loss to Penguins
The Islanders look on after losing in overtime in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
ECQF Game 6: Islanders Lose Series In Hard Fought Game 4-3
The Islanders beat the Penguins in almost every stat last night but just could not beat them on the scoreboard.
What a Season, But Does this Change the Culture of Isles Nation?
Wow, what a brutal end to such an emotional season. Thinking back to that early February 5 game losing streak, how it was just supposed to be another one of those seasons.
Centre Daily Times
Ron Musselman | Sid the Kid piling up honors for Penguins
He even sat out 25 percent of the games in this strike-shortened 48-game regular-season with a broken jaw.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Miami Herald
Recap: NY Islanders vs. Pittsburgh
Brooks Orpik's first career playoff goal was an overtime winner, as his point drive with 7:49 played in the extra session sent the Pittsburgh Penguins to a series victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of this Eastern Conference quarterfinal.
Ottawa Senators Round 2 Opponent Could Be Determined Tonight With A Penguins Win
The only game of the day features the Pittsburgh Penguins travelling to Nassau County Coliseum to face the New York Islanders.