Eye On Isles
Fan Retrospective : A Long Time Coming
Middletown, N. J. - EyesonIsles continues our series of fan retrospectives with a look back at the 2013 season and what it meant to you, the reader and loyal fan of the New York Islanders .
Sat May 18, 2013
Islanders Bits: Nino Niederreiter beats the U.S., goes for gold
The gold medal game is Sunday against Sweden, who defeated Finland in the other semifinal.
Thu May 16, 2013
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.
Sun May 12, 2013
Brooks Orpik's first goal lifts Penguins past Islanders, into second round
Uniondale, NY, United States - Brooks Orpik picked a perfect time to score his first goal of the season, doing it in overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a series-clinching 4-3 win against the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals Sunday at Nassau Coliseum.
New York Post
Isles must go forward
The Islanders raised all the echoes over the last week, but that isn't this team's most significant achievement.
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 .
Thu May 09, 2013
Islanders vs. Penguins Gameday 5: New goalie for Pens, new defenseman for Isles
For Game 5, the Isles must adjust without Andrew MacDonald, the Penguins make a couple of lineup adjustments that should improve their chances.
Wed May 08, 2013
Islanders' MacDonald suffers broken hand
In Smithtown two lanes blocked on Rt-347/Nesconset Hwy EB at Rt-111/Hauppauge Rd.
Tue May 07, 2013
Collier: It's time for Vokoun
You would guess that when the first Islanders goal of Game 4 was the approximate length of a garden hose, it was a pretty clear indication Tuesday was not going to be a great night for the Penguins goaltender.
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.
Mon May 06, 2013
Islanders confident, but it's all about winning
Head coach Jack Capuano says the team has made the proper adjustments to prepare for the Game 4 showdown against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday at Nassau Coliseum.
Playoff Goaltending - Why the Islanders are down 2-1
There has been plenty of heated discussion in the pre-game, game and post-game threads about the quality of goaltending the Islanders have received from Evgeny Nabokov in the first 3 games.
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
Top-seeded Pens aim to rebound against Isles in Game 3
The New York Islanders will try to build off a surprising win over the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins when they host Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Sunday at Nassau Coliseum.
Sat May 04, 2013
New York Post
Okposo, Isles beat back Pens
Sometimes a want remains unfulfilled regardless of all the good intentions and hard work in the world.
Fri May 03, 2013
SHEW'S - SVIEWS: McCrimmon makes major moves
Brandon Wheat Kings general manager Kelly McCrimmon has pulled off some slick draft-day moves before, but Thursday may have been his best work to date.
New York Post
Isles stay loose after Game 1 pasting
There was laughter, and smiles, and the kind of small competitions that are less for practical purposes as for mental relief.
Wed May 01, 2013
Penguins crush Islanders in opener 5-0
Pittsburgh Penguins' Beau Bennett celebrates his goal with Kris Letang during the first period against the New York Islanders in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Pittsburgh.
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.
New York Post
Penguins star Crosby game-time decision vs. Islanders
Penguins star Sidney Crosby will be a game-time decision for the Penguins tonight when they open their first-round playoff series against the Islanders, still reeling from the broken jaw that kept him out of the final month of the season.