EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk has decided to retire as a result of an eye injury sustained last season.
TORONTO (AP) — Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots and the New York Islanders opened their best-of-five playoff series with a 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday in the NHL’s return...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk needed 90 stitches to his eyelid after being hit in the face with a skate but suffered no damage to his eye, president and general...
Boston Bruins (26-8-11, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. New York Islanders (27-12-3, second in the Metropolitan Division)
NEW YORK (AP) — Thomas Greiss came through with some big saves. Johnny Boychuk and Jordan Eberle had a couple key blocks when Greiss was out of position, and Scott Mayfield got the winning goal...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina's win over the New York Islanders showed the Hurricanes they have a team worthy of the best start in franchise history.
NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Sunday for interference against New York Islanders defenseman Johnny...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Johnny Boychuk isn't known for his visually appealing goals, having scored just 52 times in 626 games covering 10 seasons.
However, his hard drive from just inside the blue line gave New York its first lead just 11 seconds after Jordan Eberle had tied the score, and the New York Islanders rallied for a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
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.
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.
DENVER (AP) — On one sequence, the Islanders' Joshua Ho-Sang got whistled for two different hooking penalties. That was four minutes of power-play time.
Colorado couldn't score. New York was let off the hook.
Instant momentum changer.
Goaltender Thomas Greiss bottled up Colorado's fast-flying offense, Johnny Boychuk scored his first goal of the season and the Islanders beat the Avalanche 4-1 on Monday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After allowing 19 goals in his previous four games, Thomas Greiss finally had the breakthrough night he and the New York Islanders were looking for.
Greiss stopped 45 shots for his first shutout of the season, and the Islanders beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0 on Friday night.
"He was great," Islanders coach Doug Weight said. "He was confident. He came in and did a job. He made the saves he had to."
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders scored six goals again. They had a dominant third period to pull out another win and remained one of two NHL teams without a regulation loss at home.
Still, coach Doug Weight found plenty of things he didn't like.
Johnny Boychuk scored the tiebreaking goal on a slap shot with 4:25 remaining and the Islanders rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-4 Thursday night.
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."
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Strome ended his monthlong scoring drought at the perfect moment for the invigorated New York Islanders.
Strome and Johnny Boychuk scored in the third period, Thomas Greiss made 28 saves and the Islanders beat the league-leading Washington Capitals 3-2 on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — After losing twice on goals in the closing minutes during their recent road trip, the New York Islanders were relieved to get a late win after blowing a three-goal lead in the third period.
Anders Lee scored the tiebreaking goal with 27 seconds remaining to lift the Islanders to a 5-3 victory over the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Captain John Tavares thinks the New York Islanders have room for improvement, even after winning three of four games.
It needs to happen fast with what's next on the schedule.
Tavares had two goals and an assist, Johnny Boychuk scored for the second straight game and the Islanders beat the Minnesota Wild 6-3 on Sunday night.
Calvin de Haan, Alan Quine and Thomas Hickey also scored to help New York get its highest scoring total of the year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Boychuk picked a great time for the first short-handed goal of his career.
The veteran defenseman's goal early in the third period lifted the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night. It was a key win for a team playing 22 of its first 34 games at Barclays Center, including their current run of 10 of 11 at home.