Bailey powers Islanders past Flyers 4-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh Bailey picked a perfect time to break out of his scoring slump.
Bailey scored twice 1:23 apart in the third period, stopping a 12-game drought, and the New York...
Oilers’ Connor McDavid suspended for check to head
NEW YORK (AP) — Edmonton Oilers All-Star Connor McDavid has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of the New York Islanders' Nick Leddy during Edmonton's 4-3 win on Thursday...
Lee scores twice, Isles use 3-goal 1st to beat Devils 4-1
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders are proving to themselves — and the rest of the NHL — that they are legitimate playoff contenders in the Eastern Conference.
Anders Lee scored twice and the Islanders used a three-goal first period to win for the ninth time in 11 games with a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
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.
Blackhawks trade D Pokka to Senators for C DiDomenico
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have traded defenseman Ville Pokka to the Ottawa Senators for center Chris DiDomenico.
Pokka, who was acquired in the October 2014 trade that sent defenseman Nick Leddy to the New York Islanders, had four goals and 18 assists in 46 games with Rockford of the American Hockey League. The 23-year-old Pokka has yet to appear in an NHL game.
DiDomenico, 28, had six goals and four assists in 24 games with Ottawa this season. He will report to Rockford.
Nelson’s 3rd goals lifts Islanders over Red Wings 7-6 in OT
NEW YORK (AP) — Down by three goals with 6 1/2 minutes left in the third period, the New York Islanders needed a break.
Tyler Bertuzzi swung his stick and gave it to them Friday night.
New York — There's a candidate for The Most Costly Penalty of the Season.
And most bizzare game of the season.
Brock Nelson completed his hat trick at 3:15 of overtime, giving the New York Islanders an unexpected 7-6 overtime victory over the Red Wings.
The Red Wings were in complete control against the New York Islanders — until Tyler Bertuzzi was given a five-minute major penalty for slashing Cal Clutterbuck at 13 minutes 27 seconds of the third period.
Islanders win third straight, beating Senators 2-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The New York handed the reeling Ottawa Senators their sixth straight loss
Anders Lee and Jordan Eberle scored, Nick Leddy had two assists and New York beat Ottawa 2-1 on Saturday night. They have won three straight and six of seven.
Nick Leddy lifts Islanders past Flyers, 5-4 on OT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It might only be late November, but New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy knows that winning divisional series can go a long way toward making the Stanley Cup playoffs.
"It's huge, it's a couple extra points that they don't get," Leddy said after scoring 2:44 into overtime to give the Islanders a 5-4 overtime victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday, their second straight overtime win over their Metropolitan Divisional rivals.
Bailey scores in OT as Islanders edge skidding Flyers 4-3
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Bailey is piling up points and so is Islanders captain John Tavares. That's good news for New York.
Bailey scored 32 seconds into overtime with an extra-effort assist from Tavares, giving the Islanders a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia that extended the Flyers' losing streak to six games Wednesday night.
Teravainen scores twice, Hurricanes beat Islanders 4-2
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho's scoring surge seems to be rubbing off on his teammates.
Aho had a goal and two assists, Teuvo Teravainen scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Sunday night.
Aho has scored in four straight games after failing to get a goal in his first 15 games this season. Carolina has won three of those four games, including Saturday night over Buffalo.
Mathew Barzal has 5 assists, Islanders beat Avalanche 6-4
NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal put on a passing clinic for the New York Islanders.
Barzal had a franchise-rookie record five assists in the Islanders' 6-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night.
"It's pretty cool I didn't know," Barzal said about the record. "Actually (Jordan Eberle) was saying maybe six would be a record, but we were just joking around. I had no idea, so that's a pretty cool thing to do."
Gibson makes 38 saves to lift Ducks to 3-2 win over Isles
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — John Gibson showed up on time for the start of the hockey game. His Anaheim Ducks teammates decided to wait until the second period to really get into the game.
Gibson made 38 saves and the Ducks beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday night, ending a four-game losing streak to New York.
Andrew Cogliano, Rickard Rakell and Patrick Eaves all scored for the Ducks, who won despite being outshot 41-30.
Blackhawks announce 1-year deal with D Ville Pokka
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year contract with defenseman Ville Pokka.
Pokka spent last season with Rockford of the American Hockey League, finishing with six goals and 24 assists, but he could get a longer look from the NHL club this year. The Blackhawks traded defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to Arizona last week, and Brian Campbell and Johnny Oduya are free agents.
Lee scores 2 to lead Islanders to 5-1 win over Avalanche
NEW YORK (AP) — Just a month ago, the New York Islanders were mired in last place in the Eastern Conference. Their best stretch of the season now has them just a point out of a playoff spot.
Anders Lee scored two of New York's three third-period goals to lead the Islanders to a 5-1 victory over the league-worst Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night.
Red Wings beat Islanders 5-4 on DeKeyser’s late goal
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings desperately needed a break — and got one late against the New York Islanders.
Danny DeKeyser scored with 27.9 remaining in regulation, lifting Detroit to a 5-4 win Friday night.
His shot from the left side of the left circle caromed off two Islanders defensemen, Nick Leddy and Thomas Hickey, and into the net.
"That's about as lucky as you can get," DeKeyser acknowledged. "Scoring a goal off two guys from the other team is a first for me."
Ladd scores twice, Islanders beat Canadiens 3-1
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders had a strong effort from start to finish and head into the All-Star break playing their best hockey of the season.
Andrew Ladd scored twice to lead the Islanders to a 3-1 victory over Montreal on Thursday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak to the Canadiens. Josh Bailey also had a goal and Thomas Greiss stopped 21 shots as New York improved to 5-0-1 in its last six.
Giroux scores 3:20 into OT to lift Flyers past Islanders
NEW YORK (AP) — Claude Giroux scored at 3:20 of overtime as the Philadelphia Flyers rallied to beat the Islanders 3-2 Sunday night to end New York's three-game winning streak.
Giroux's 11th goal of the season came on pass from defenseman Shayne Gostibehere from behind the net, giving the Flyers a much-needed win after trailing 2-0. Philadelphia 2as 3-9-3 in its previous 15 since a 10-game winning streak.
Lee scores 2 power-play goals, Islanders beat Kings 4-2
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders are on quite a nice roll.
Anders Lee scored two power-play goals to lead the Islanders to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night, giving New York its third straight win and fourth in the last five games.
"We've been keeping it simple of late," said Lee, who has four goals in two games against the Kings this season. "We've been getting shots on net and being more effective. I'll do my thing down low."
Tavares gets hat trick, leads Islanders over Panthers 5-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jack Capuano called his team out — and the New York Islanders responded.
John Tavares scored three goals for his sixth career hat trick and the Islanders snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
Capuano wasn't happy after Wednesday's 2-1 loss at home to the Panthers and promised some changes if the team didn't play better.
Marleau’s late goal leads Sharks past Islanders 3-2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Instead of sagging after giving up a late tying goal, the San Jose Sharks went on the attack.
Patrick Marleau scored with 22.5 seconds left and the Sharks rebounded after giving up a goal 35 seconds earlier to win their third straight game, 3-2 over the New York Islanders on Friday.
Leddy ends 14-round shootout, Islanders beat Ducks
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Goaltender Thomas Greiss has been trying to keep the same approach while the New York Islanders have struggled this season.
He had to stick with it a little longer Tuesday night.
Nick Leddy scored the winner in a marathon 14-round shootout, lifting the Islanders over the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Brock Nelson and Nick Leddy scored for the Islanders but the Panthers tied the game late and went on to win in overtime, 3-2, at Sunrise, Fla.
Jonathan Marchessault tied the game with 13.6 seconds left in regulation and Denis Malgin scored late in overtime. Florida trailed 2-0 in the third period before getting goals from Kyle Rau and Marchessault.
Cal Clutterbuck and Andrew Ladd scored 1:39 apart midway through the third period to lift the Islanders over Vancouver, 4-2, handing the Canucks their ninth straight loss.
Jason Chimera and Nikolay Kulemin also scored and Jaroslav Halak stopped 30 shots for the Islanders, who won for just the second time in seven games (2-3-2).
Daniel Sedin scored and Ryan Miller had 28 saves for Vancouver, which fell to 0-8-1 with eight straight regulation losses since opening the season with four wins.
Letestu scores in SO as Oilers beat Islanders, 4-3
NEW YORK (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers got back on the winning track with the type of gritty play that had helped them get off to a fast start this season.
Mark Letestu scored the only goal in the shootout to lift Edmonton to a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.
Letestu beat Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak to the glove side to snap the Oilers' three-game skid (0-2-1) after starting the season with seven wins in eight games.
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.
Bailey’s OT goal lifts Islanders past Ducks 3-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Islanders coach Jack Capuano thought Josh Bailey could give New York a spark, and Bailey delivered for the team's first win of the season.
Bailey scored 54 seconds into overtime to give the Islanders a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in their home opener Sunday night.
Capuano bumped Bailey to the top line with captain John Tavares and Andrew Ladd during regulation. In the 3-on-3 extra period, Bailey skated with Nick Leddy and Cal Clutterbuck.