Islanders rally with 2 late goals to beat Jets 5-4
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jordan Eberle had a feeling the New York Islanders could pull off a comeback against the Winnipeg Jets — even when the situation appeared dire.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Islanders took both games in a home-and-home set with the league's worst team but weren't entirely satisfied.
Valtteri Filppula scored twice to lead New York to a...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Casey Cizikas scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 Thursday night in former captain John Tavares' first time back as a visiting...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Energized by a raucous home crowd that vehemently booed and serenaded former captain John Tavares in his first time back as a visiting player, the New York Islanders...
Lehner makes 36 saves, Islanders blank Canucks 4-0
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — New York Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner is more concerned about points for the standings than personal success.
Dal Colle’s late goal helps Islanders rally past Kings
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — New York Islanders coach Barry Trotz believes his team's success can be attributed to their simple and fundamentally sound play.
Michael Dal Colle got the tiebreaking goal as the Islanders scored three times in less than five minutes late in the third period to rally for a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
Cizikas, Clutterbuck help Islanders beat Lightning 5-1
NEW YORK (AP) — One day after a tough loss to their crosstown rivals, the New York Islanders bounced back with a big win against the league-best Tampa Bay Lightning.
Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck each had a goal and an assist, Thomas Greiss stopped 38 shots, and the Islanders beat the Lightning 5-1 Sunday night.
On Saturday, the Islanders lost 2-1 at home to the Rangers.
Barzal helps Islanders rally for 6-3 win over Senators
NEW YORK (AP) — After a sluggish start in their first game out of the Christmas break, the New York Islanders picked up their intensity in the latter part of the second period and then steamrolled the Ottawa Senators in the third.
Tartar’s two goals lead Canadiens past Panthers 5-3
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Tomas Tatar scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Friday night.
Jonathan Drouin had a goal and an assist, and Nicolas Deslauriers and Artturi Lehkonen also scored for the Canadiens, who won their third straight.
Henrik Borgstrom, Denis Malgin and Keith Yandle scored for the Panthers, who ended a two-game winning streak.
Lee scores tiebreaking goal in 3rd, Islanders beat Stars 3-1
DALLAS (AP) — Anders Lee scored one of the most unusual of his 137 career goals on Sunday night — and it wasn't even the most bizarre goal of the game.
Nick Leddy's shot from the top of the slot hit the left post and caromed to Anton Khudobin's right skate, where Lee poked the puck between the Dallas goalie's legs for a tiebreaking power-play goal with 10:10 to play that sent the New York Islanders to a 3-1 victory over the Stars.
Barzal lifts Islanders past Red Wings, 4-3 in shootout
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Mathew Barzal had been doing everything but score lately for the Islanders. He broke through against the Detroit Red Wings to get New York a needed win.
Barzal scored a key tying power-play goal in the third period and then got the lone goal of the shootout to lift the Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Red Wings on Saturday night. New York outshot Detroit 48-21 through overtime.
Islanders rally from 2-goal deficit, beat Red Wings 3-2
DETROIT (AP) — Niklas Kronwall scored to give Detroit a two-goal lead, and later in the first period, he knocked Anders Lee off his feet with a high, hard hit.
After that, the New York Islanders began asserting themselves.
Islanders win in return to Coliseum, beat Blue Jackets 3-2
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders were energized by a boisterous home crowd as they rallied for a win in their first regular season game at Nassau Coliseum in more than 3 1/2 years.
Casey Cizikas scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period and the Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Saturday night.
Islanders score 4 goals in 3rd period, top Kings 7-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Valtteri Filppula isn't taking many shots, but the third-line center is making them count.
The New York Islanders decided to follow his lead, with Filppula scoring two goals on two shots to help his team snap a two-game road losing streak with a 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
Filppula, Matt Martin, Leo Komarov and Andrew Ladd each had a goal in the third period as the Islanders set a season high in scoring.
The New York Islanders recalled forward Tanner Fritz from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Sunday. Bridgeport, in turn, called up left winger Kellen Jones and defenseman Mike Cornell from Worcester (ECHL).
Fritz goes up for the second time this month. His 37 points with 10 goals made him Bridgeport's leading scorer and the AHL's fifth-leading scorer going into Sunday's games.
Tavares starts Islanders’ 3-goal 1st in 5-2 win over Blues
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The New York Islanders didn't wait very long to put a bad loss the previous night behind them.
John Tavares scored early to start New York's three-goal first period, Thomas Greiss stopped 35 shots and the Islanders beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 Saturday night.
Anders Lee had a goal and an assist, and Casey Cizikas, Jordan Eberle and Joshua Ho-Sang also scored to help the Islanders bounce back from a 5-0 loss at Dallas one night earlier.
Tavares helps Islanders beat Sabres 6-3 in home opener
NEW YORK (AP) — One day after a disappointing road loss in their season opener, John Tavares and the New York Islanders hit their stride at home
Tavares scored twice — the first coming just 1:50 into the game — to lead the Islanders to a 6-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
Islanders ready for hard training camp aimed at strong start
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders got off to a slow start last season and, despite a strong second half that followed a midyear coaching change, finished a point out of a playoff spot.
Now, Doug Weight has promised a hard camp as he heads into his first full season at the helm, hoping that will help the team get off to a better start.
Strome has 2 goals and assist as Islanders beat Devils 6-4
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Strome helped the New York Islanders quickly bounce back from a disappointing loss at New Jersey the previous night to get a big home win against the Devils.
Strome had two goals and an assist to lead the Islanders to a 6-4 victory over the Devils on Sunday night in a chippy game that featured hard hits and a lot of pushing and shoving after whistles.
Lee scores 2 to lift Islanders to 3-2 win over Blues
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders have started winning with regularity and Anders Lee's sudden scoring touch is a major reason why.
Lee's second goal of the game with just over seven minutes remaining lifted the Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.
Lee's go-ahead score on a slap shot came after Casey Cizikas won a faceoff in the Blues zone and sent the puck back to Lee, who rifled it past Allen with 7:18 left for his eighth of the season.
Halak, 3 quick goals lead Islanders past Ovechkin, Caps 3-0
WASHINGTON (AP) — A season that was going nowhere for the New York Islanders is suddenly looking less dire, thanks the team's first three-game winning streak.
Shane Prince, Brock Nelson and Jason Chimera produced three goals in less than 4 1/2 minutes of the third period Thursday, and Jaroslav Halak made 38 saves, helping the Islanders beat Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals 3-0 one night after a victory over Sidney Crosby and the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.
Brock Nelson and Shane Prince each had a goal and an assist, Thomas Greiss stopped 33 shots, and the Islanders beat the Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-1, Sunday night in New York.
Travis Hamonic, Casey Cizikas and Josh Bailey also scored, and Nikolay Kulemin, Nick Leddy and Dennis Seidenberg each had two assists to help the Islanders snap a two-game skid.
Jake Gardiner scored for the Maple Leafs and Jhonas Enroth finished with 30 saves. Toronto lost its sixth straight on the road (0-3-3).
Nelson, Prince help Islanders beat Maple Leafs 5-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Travis Hamonic got New York off to a fast start, and then Brock Nelson and Shane Prince helped the Islanders pull away in the third period for a big win.
Prince and Nelson each had a goal and an assist, and Casey Cizikas and Josh Bailey also scored to help New York beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 Sunday night to snap a two-game skid.