Vegas Golden Knights (19-11-0, first in the Pacific) vs. New York Islanders (8-12-5, seventh in the Metropolitan)
Elmont; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts the Vegas Golden Knights after Cal Clutterbuck scored two goals in the Islanders' 3-1 win against the Bruins.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cal Clutterbuck scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for his first win of the season as the New York Islanders beat the depleted Boston Bruins 3-1 on Thursday night.
Anthony Beauvillier also scored to help the Islanders get their second straight win at home after opening 0-5-2 at the new $1.1 billion UBS Arena.
DETROIT (AP) — Moritz Seider scored 3:33 into overtime and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Islanders 4-3 Saturday night, handing New York its 10th straight loss.
Filip Hronek, Sam Gagner and Givani Smith also scored for the Red Wings, who won their season-high fifth straight.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brock Nelson had a goal and an assist, Ilya Sorokin stopped 26 shots and the New York Islanders kept the Arizona Coyotes winless with a 3-0 victory Saturday night.
New York got off to slow starts in the first two periods, but Sorokin made some tough saves for his fourth shutout in 27 career games.
CHICAGO (AP) — While the Islanders searched for their game, Ilya Sorokin bought some time for the rest of his team.
More than enough for New York to pick up its first win.
Sorokin made 39 saves and Oliver Wahlstrom scored twice in the third period, helping the Islanders beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Tuesday night.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — With goalie Semyon Varlamov out of position in the closing seconds, New York defenseman Ryan Pulock knew he needed to get in the way of Ryan McDonagh's shot at the open net. It was the biggest play in the Islanders' latest series-tying Game 4 win.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders fell behind after three games for the second straight series. Each time, they won three straight to advance, and now they're headed to the Stanley Cup semifinals for the second straight year.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders got another big second period and ran past the Boston Bruins for a return trip to the Stanley Cup semifinals.
Brock Nelson scored twice in New York's three-goal second, Semyon Varlamov stopped 23 shots and the Islanders beat the Bruins 6-2 in Game 6 on Wednesday night in a front of a raucous home crowd at Nassau Coliseum.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Each time the New York Islanders tried to get some momentum, the Pittsburgh Penguins had an answer. And now they have the lead in their first-round playoff series.
Brandon Tanev scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:36 left and the Penguins beat the Islanders 5-4 in Game 3 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 series lead.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Anders Bjork scored Buffalo’s last two goals in regulation and then had the deciding shootout goal, lifting the Sabres to a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday...
TORONTO (AP) — Long after Brock Nelson scored on a breakaway to restore the New York Islanders' lead, he and his teammates hemmed the Washington Capitals in their zone for a long shift that can wear an opponent down...