Islanders Rumors & News

  • Islanders' Clutterbuck fined for diving/embellishment "New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today. Revised for the 2014-15 season following offseason approval by the League's Board of Governors and the National..." January 29

  • It’s undeniable: Islanders are the best team in New York

    New York Post "If the Eastern Conference-leading Islanders provide a measuring stick for the also-running Rangers, then the Blueshirts came up about as small Tuesday night at the Coliseum as the meteorologists around these parts whose predictions of an historic blizzard panicked the populace. Came up about as..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Isles begin life without Okposo, but get Grabovski back tonight

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Islanders will play their first game of the season tonight without the services of second-leading scorer Kyle Okposo — out 6-8 weeks with an upper-body injury — but will return a key forward against the Rangers, as Mikhail Grabovski (lower body) draws in for the first time in five..." January 27

  • Rangers-Islanders imperiled by blizzard crushing New York

    New York Post "Tuesday night’s scheduled mid-winter Rangers-Islanders showdown at Nassau Coliseum remains on the docket even as a potential record-breaking blizzard is forecast for the New York area. “[It is] possible [the NHL could announce a postponement on Monday], but there is no set deadline or time..." January 27

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    New York Islanders @NYIslanders

    Capuano: @bookerT2116 will be out 6-8 weeks with an upper-body injury. #Isles

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    There's been no word from either team or NHL yet about Tuesday. Won't be anything until tomorrow at the earliest.

  • Despite losing vacation, Jaroslav Halak happy to be an All-Star

    Newsday "Jaroslav Halak was all set for a sunny weekend in Florida with his wife and daughter, a hard-earned respite after a stellar half-season with the Islanders. Instead, he will have to settle for the warmth of the red light that keeps burning behind a goalie's neck during the perennially high-scoring..." January 24

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Islanders destroy Flyers to enter break in fitting fashion

    New York Post "So it is with echoing chants of “Yes! Yes! Yes!” that the Islanders are going into this All-Star break, atop the Metropolitan Division and possibly atop the Eastern Conference. Making quick work of the lifeless Flyers on Monday afternoon at the Coliseum, the Islanders claimed a 7-4 victory and..." January 20

  • Islanders’ Halak named All-Star sub after Lundqvist picks rest

    New York Post "It took a couple of injuries, but now a team battling for the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings finally has its second player headed for the All-Star Game. Joining John Tavares for the festivities next weekend in Columbus, Ohio, will be Islanders’ goalie Jaroslav Halak, who got the..." January 16

  • Halak, Fleury to replace Rinne, Howard at ASG "New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury will serve as injury replacements at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game to be played Jan. 25 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus (5 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports). Halak and Fleury will replace injured..." January 15

  • Surging Islanders score decisive win over red-hot Rangers

    New York Post "Maybe the biggest thing for the Islanders to come out of Tuesday’s decisive 3-0 drubbing of the Rangers at the Garden is that almost nothing overly celebratory came out of the visitor’s locker room. For the first time in a long time, the Islanders are not acting like a team that is content with..." January 14

  • The Islanders are bringing the 'Fisherman' logo back for one night "The New York Islanders are playing their final season at the Nassau Coliseum before making the move to Brooklyn next season. As part of the final season the Islanders are taking a look back at their lengthy history in their old barn and celebrating in a number of ways. One of those ways is to..." January 10

  • Canucks hold off Islanders

    Vancouver Sun "Nick Bonino bumped a slump. So did Linden Vey. Ryan Stanton? He doesn’t quite know how to describe the dry spell that he finally snapped Tuesday night when the Vancouver Canucks beat the New York Islanders 3-2 at Rogers Arena. Stanton went 0-for-2014. Didn’t score a goal the entire calendar..." January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Edmonton Oilers beat New York Islanders, 5-2

    Edmonton Sun "Even though the Edmonton Oilers are dead and buried, out of the playoffs for the ninth straight season before the ninth season is half over, there are still tickets to sell and games to play. The show must go on. Forty-two more times between now and an end that can’t come fast enough. But..." January 05

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    #Isles take Halak off IR, send Poulin back to BPT.

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    #Isles place Jaroslav Halak (lower body) on injured reserve. Kevin Poulin recalled.

  • Islanders resume with need to get more goals from defense

    Newsday "Despite one of the best 34-game starts in franchise history, the Islanders face the Sabres here Saturday night with a few things to work on. The biggest area in need of improvement, according to Jack Capuano, is getting more of his players involved in the offense. The Islanders (23-11-0) have..." December 27

  • Montreal does just enough to defeat Islanders, 3-1

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "The New York Islanders were second in the Eastern Conference heading into the game versus Montreal. Their great turnaround in the standings has brought fans to a building that used to be about half-full with half of those being there to cheer on the visiting Canadiens. It's a new fanbase,..." December 24

  • New York Islanders 2, Detroit Red Wings 1: Brock Nelson leads the way

    Lighthouse Hockey "For some reason that only the benevolent hockey gods can explain, the New York Islanders have had lots of recent success against the Detroit Red Wings, particularly at Joe Louis Arena, and now that the Islanders are a top team in the league the hockey gods have not yet seen fit to change..." December 20

  • Bah mump-bug! Islanders delay visits to children’s hospitals

    New York Post "Hey kids, you can thank Beau Bennett. After the Penguins’ young forward visited a hospital days before being confirmed to have mumps, the Islanders postponed their annual holiday hospital visits which were supposed to take place Wednesday. “We’re extremely disappointed that the event has..." December 17

  • Bailey gives Islanders shootout victory over Devils

    New York Post "It’s become a joke — set ’em up, knock ’em down, and everyone leaves happy, right? It starts with the Islanders winning a game that goes beyond regulation, as they did in Monday’s 3-2 shootout victory over the Devils at the Coliseum. Coach Jack Capuano then goes into his little press conference..." December 16

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    New York Islanders @NYIslanders

    #Isles Injury Update: Casey Cizikas has been activated off the team's IR list.

  • Steen nets two goals in Blues' 6-3 win over Islanders

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Not having much success with large leads lately, the New York Islanders thought they'd try the other role on for size. In each of their last two games, the Isles had blown a three-goal lead, including once against the Blues last Saturday on Long Island. This time, the Blues jumped out to a..." December 12

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    Capuano: Donovan in for Reinhart, Boulton for Bailey, Halak in goal. #Isles

  • Wild rallies after Ballard injury to defeat Islanders

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "It took a frightening incident and scary injury to finally shake the Wild out of its stupor Tuesday night. It’s hard to pinpoint why, coach Mike Yeo said, but it’s become common lately to watch the Wild sleepwalk through the start of home games and dig itself a deep, deep hole. It’s a shame..." December 10

  • Anders Lee fined $2,286.29 for elbow on Gunnarsson, no suspension

    Yahoo! Sports "The NHL’s Department of Player Safety fined New York Islanders forward Anders Lee $2,286.29 on Tuesday for his elbow to the head of St. Louis Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson, thus ending one of the odder sequences under new safety czar Stephane Quintal. Lee hit Gunnarsson in the head during..." December 09

  • Isles’ Boychuk, Hamonic won’t play ‘for a while’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Word surfaced that New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic joined Johnny Boychuk (pictured) on IR, and it doesn’t sound like it will be a short stay, either. Islanders head coach Jack Capuano provided a vague-yet-pessimistic update on Hamonic and Boychuk, as he told New York Newsday that..." December 06

  • Islanders, Griffin Reinhart shoot down trade rumors

    Pro Hockey Talk "New York Islanders defenseman Griffin Reinhart has once again found his name involved in recent trade rumors. This isn’t the first time, either. In fact, a quick Google search shows Reinhart’s name attached to trade speculation involving the Edmonton Oilers dating back to last spring. On..." December 06

  • New York Islanders 2, Ottawa Senators 1: Win #19=most in the NHL

    Lighthouse Hockey "With a sweep, the Islanders ascend to sole possession of first place in the Metro. Jaroslav Halak broke Billy Smith's franchise record with his 11th consecutive victorious decision as the New York Islanders swept their home-and-home with the Ottawa Senators by spoiling Daniel Alfredsson's..." December 05

  • Disgraced ex-Islanders owner gets 10 years in jail

    New York Post "He got 10 years in the penalty box. A federal judge on Wednesday threw the book at a former co-owner of the Islanders, who helped run the once-proud franchise into the ground in the early 1990s, sentencing him to 10 years in prison on securities fraud charges. Paul Greenwood, 67, had sought..." December 04

  • Halak wins 10th straight game as Islanders nip Senators in OT

    New York Post "The question wasn’t meant to be disparaging. “It’s never easy — you can try and I can give you my gear,” said a joking Jaroslav Halak on Tuesday night at the Coliseum, the Islanders’ goalie having just tied Billy Smith for the franchise record with his 10th consecutive win, this one an ugly 3-2..." December 03

  • Islanders place Johnny Boychuk, Lubomir Visnovsky on IR "The New York Islanders have been humming right along lately, but they've hit a little bit of bad luck with injuries. The team announced that defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Lubomir Visnovsky have both been placed on injured resve. The club has called up top defensive prospect and former..." December 03

  • Brian Strait, Matt Donovan provide Islanders with depth on defense

    Newsday "The Islanders' defense may not be fully healthy, but the way the team has responded to missing a couple of key regulars is a sign of a healthy franchise. Johnny Boychuk (two games missed) and Lubomir Visnovsky (one game) are listed as day-to-day with upper-body injuries. When Brian Strait and..." December 01

  • With Potvin in the house, Islanders defeat Devils

    New York Post "What Jack Capuano got Saturday night at the Coliseum was his Islanders being tired from playing six games in nine nights. That, the coach has seen. What he also got was a stand-up performance from his starting goalie, the type of game — and the type of breakneck third period — that had..." November 30

  • Capitals finally get physical in front of the net in 5-2 win against Islanders

    Washington Post "The Washington Capitals had proved themselves perfectly adept in the art of long-distance prayer, of whistling pucks from afar and hoping something crazy might happen, but over the past several weeks Coach Barry Trotz began demanding more. He wished bodies would jam together near the crease,..." November 29

  • Islanders' Boychuk out Friday due to upper-body injury

    The Score "The New York Islanders will have to make do without defenseman Johnny Boychuk on Friday against the Washington Capitals. " November 28

  • John Tavares’ OT goal propels surging Islanders past Capitals

    New York Post "John Tavares was reaching up to the bridge of his nose, to where there was a small cut. It was put there hours earlier from a hand of Capitals star Alex Ovechkin, who had done his best to inflict pain on Tavares and the Islanders throughout this raucous Wednesday before Thanksgiving in the..." November 27

  • Why the Islanders are off to their fastest start in franchise history

    New York Post "There are a lot of ways to phrase it, but there is really only one question being posed to the Islanders nowadays: How are you doing it? So, general manager Garth Snow: How? “I think you’re seeing the fruits of a rebuild that took some time,” Snow told The Post on Tuesday afternoon, his..." November 26

  • Trade: Canucks, Isles flip prospects

    Pro Hockey Talk "Canucks GM Jim Benning continued to tinker with his club’s organizational depth on Tuesday, acquiring Andrey Pedan from the Islanders in exchange for Alex Mallet and third-round pick in 2016. Pedan, 21, was the Isles’ third-round pick (63rd overall) at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and had three..." November 26

  • Isles win fourth straight, top Flyers in shootout

    New York Post "There are going to be bumps down the road quite a bit larger than Steve Mason, and the Islanders know that. But on Monday night at the Coliseum, they not only found a way around the Flyers’ seemingly indomitable goaltender — eventually — but also found themselves getting comfortable with a new..." November 25

  • Islanders pop Penguins again, gain tie for first place

    New York Post "Meet your first-place New York Islanders. Well, tied for it, at least. Following Saturday’s emphatic 4-1 triumph over the Penguins at Coliseum, the Isles finished a back-to-back, home-and-home sweep of the mighty Pens, deadlocking the two teams atop the Metropolitan division. “Those are..." November 23

  • Islanders get better of old pal Nabokov, Lightning in 5-2 win

    New York Post "It was less about the actual goaltenders than about what they represent. Tuesday night at the Coliseum was a singular event — a 5-2 Islanders win over the mighty Lightning that saw old friend Evgeni Nabokov start in the Tampa Bay net, and new addition Jaroslav Halak hold his own in the home..." November 19

  • Former Islander Evgeni Nabokov has good feelings about his old team

    Newsday "Evgeni Nabokov didn't get to do anything but see his old Islanders pals here Saturday, but there's a decent chance he'll be in net when the Lightning visits the Coliseum on Tuesday. When the chatty goalie was asked if he might run his mouth on the ice, he smiled. "Well,'' he said, "what do you..." November 16

  • Bolts snap losing streak, put away Islanders

    Tampa Tribune "Personalities of teams begin to emerge at various points in a season. The Lightning showed on Saturday they want to be known as a team with character, one that will respond to any sort of adversity — even minor as it may seem — and answer the call when challenged. Tampa Bay did that in a 5-2..." November 16

  • Isles’ winning streak hits five as they edge Panthers

    New York Post "The Islanders blew a late lead, yet still managed to pull out their fifth straight win. Kyle Okposo scored the deciding goal in the shootout, and the Islanders outlasted the Panthers 4-3 on Friday night. Nikolay Kulemin, Ryan Strome and John Tavares had goals in regulation for the Islanders,..." November 15

  • Islanders get revenge in 6-0 whitewash of Avalanche

    New York Post "This is one game in a long string, and one that came just about as easily as they can in the NHL. So take Tuesday night at the Coliseum for what it was — the Islanders’ best performance this season. The result might have been inflated to a gluttonous 6-0 final because of an Avalanche team that..." November 12

  • Isles’ Bailey nearing return

    Pro Hockey Talk "Islanders forward Josh Bailey is getting closer to returning according to Arthur Staple of Newsday. Bailey no longer has a brace on his broken left hand and, according Staple, his stick handling and shot have gotten stronger. The 25-year-old was practicing teammates during the Islanders’ recent..." November 09

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