WASHINGTON (AP) — Peter Laviolette couldn't explain why his Washington Capitals fell flat in a 4-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Tuesday night with a chance to move up in the standings and improve their playoff positioning.
NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Parise and Josh Bailey each scored twice, and Kyle Palmieri had the lone goal in the shootout as the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Ilya Sorokin stopped Jake Guentzel, Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang in the shootout and finished with a career-high 43 saves for New York.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Islanders forward Casey Cizikas has been suspended for one game without pay for boarding Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brendan Smith, the NHL announced Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal likes playing at Madison Square Garden. It helps that both he and the New York Islanders have been successful there.
Barzal had a goal and an assist, Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots for his 36th career shutout and the Islanders beat the rival Rangers 3-0 on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Semyon Varlamov made 24 saves in his first shutout of the season, leading the New York Islanders to a 3-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.
Scott Mayfield, Anders Lee and Zach Parise scored in the third period.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new Flyers era began with a victory.
Kevin Hayes scored both goals for Philadelphia and the Flyers beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Sunday in their first game since trading longtime captain Claude Giroux.
Anaheim Ducks (27-24-10, sixth in the Pacific) vs. New York Islanders (23-24-8, sixth in the Metropolitan)
Elmont; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Islanders -156, Ducks +132; over/under is 5.5
NEW YORK (AP) — Cale Makar had two goals and an assist, Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, and the Colorado Avalanche held off the New York Islanders 5-4 Monday night to snap a two-game skid.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Casey Cizikas had a goal and an assist, Ilya Sorokin made 34 saves for his fifth shutout of the season and the New York Islanders defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-0 on Sunday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Zach Parise scored twice and added an assist, Brock Nelson scored for the third straight game, and the New York Islanders opened their road trip with a 5-2 win over the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday night.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Anders Lee and Casey Cizikas each had a goal and an assist, and the New York Islanders beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 Wednesday night.
Matt Martin, Matthew Barzal, Brock Nelson and Zach Parise also scored for the Islanders, and Cal Clutterbuck had two assists.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flyers stretched a shootout to nine rounds — only to see their losing streak reach nine games.
The only consolation? Few fans stuck around to the end to watch Philadelphia extend its misery.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson and Casey Cizikas scored less than three minutes apart in the second period and the New York Islanders beat Philadelphia 4-1 on Monday night, handing the Flyers their eighth straight loss.
The NHL has postponed two more games for coronavirus-related reasons, making it five so far this season.
Upcoming New York Islanders games Sunday at the Rangers and Tuesday at the Philadelphia Flyers were postponed after additional members of the team went into the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on Saturday.
After Lou Lamoriello was conspicuously quiet for most of the summer, he completed most of the New York Islanders' offseason work Wednesday by signing four players to multiyear contracts.
Goaltender Ilya Sorokin got $12 million over three years, homegrown winger Anthony Beauvillier $12.45 million over three years, trade deadline pickup Kyle Palmieri $20 million over four years and fourth-line mainstay Casey Cizikas $15 million over six years.
The New York Islanders don’t plan to spend too much time thinking about their blowout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning that’s put them on the verge of being ousted from the Stanley Cup semifinals.
The 8-0 loss on Monday night has the Islanders in a 3-2 series hole heading into Game 6 at home on Wednesday night, facing elimination for the first time this postseason.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Mathew Barzal was at the right place at the right time for the New York Islanders.
Barzal scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period and the Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Saturday night to even the second-round playoff series at two games apiece
BOSTON (AP) — Casey Cizikas saw the open ice ahead. And he knew the Boston defense would be coming on quickly.
“I knew that D-man was going to be tracking me hard,” Cizikas said Monday night after his breakaway goal with 14:48 gone in overtime gave the Islanders a 4-3 victory over the Bruins and sent the second-round playoff series back to New York tied at one game apiece.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Mathew Barzal had three goals and two assists, Jordan Eberle scored twice, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 8-4 Thursday night...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Casey Cizikas scored twice in New York's four-goal first period and the Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-1 Saturday night...
The New York Islanders and Vegas Golden Knights will try again to close out their respective playoff series and advance to the conference finals...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored three goals to tie Steve Yzerman for ninth on the career goals list Saturday, and the Washington Capitals rallied with five goals in the third period for a 6-4 victory over the New York Islanders...