Islanders agree to terms with Brock Nelson on 6-year deal

Hockey 05/23/19, 12:08

Less than a year after losing John Tavares, the New York Islanders re-signed new No. 1 center Brock Nelson before he could even test free agency.Nelson on Thursday agreed to terms on a six-year contract through the 2024-25 season. Nelson scored 25 goals and set career highs with 28 assists ...

Goalie drama: Lehner out, Greiss in for Islanders

Hockey 05/03/19, 19:39

The New York Islanders pulled starting goalie Robin Lehner in the second period of Game 4 of their second-round series with the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.With his team trailing the series 3-0, coach Barry Trotz played coy by declining to announce his starter in the lead-up to the game, ...

Islanders facing big hole in series filled with close games

Hockey 05/01/19, 22:39

Robin Lehner sat in the locker room, surrounded by reporters and taking the blame for the New York Islanders' latest playoff loss. His lament: a turnover behind the net that led to the go-ahead goal for the Carolina Hurricanes."I own that one," the goaltender said.Yet, that play offered a glimpse ...

Isles’ Lehner thrives after confronting mental health issues

Sports 05/01/19, 02:30

A sign hangs above the door between the locker room and the ice at the New York Islanders' practice facility that reads, "GET BETTER EVERY DAY."It carries a powerful double meaning for Robin Lehner, who before the season disclosed his struggles with mental illness and is now a finalist for ...

Hurricanes rally past Islanders to take 2-0 series lead

Sports 04/28/19, 17:19

Warren Foegele and Nino Niederreiter scored 48 seconds apart early in the third period to rally the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday and a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.Petr Mrazek stopped nine of 10 shots he faced before leaving ...

Islanders want to avoid getting caught in Hurricane

Sports 04/27/19, 15:51

The New York Islanders know there are things they must clean up to avoid falling into a big hole.Playing for the first time in 10 days, the Islanders faced a Carolina team that had won a double-overtime Game 7 two nights earlier. New York lost 1-0 when Jordan Staal scored ...

Staal lifts Hurricanes past Islanders 1-0 in OT in Game 1

Hockey 04/26/19, 21:28

Jordan Staal scored 4:04 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes to 1-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.Nino Niederreiter sent a shot that caromed off the end boards and came out to the right side, where Staal ...

Islanders prove they’re for real in sweep of Penguins

Sports 04/17/19, 01:52

The expectations were modest at first. The New York Islanders simply wanted to be better than the team that allowed the most goals in the NHL in 2017-18. Tougher to play against. Smarter on both ends of the ice.Momentum built slowly. A midseason surge under new head coach Barry Trotz ...

Islanders finish off Penguins 3-1 for stunning playoff sweep

Sports 04/16/19, 21:32

The New York Islanders' turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs.Jordan Eberle scored for the fourth straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Islanders finished off Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins with a clinical 3-1 win in Game 4 on Tuesday night to ...

Islanders top Penguins 4-1 to take 3-0 series lead

Sports 04/14/19, 14:09

The New York Islanders are on the cusp of just their second playoff series win in more than a quarter-century.Jordan Eberle scored for the third straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 25 shots and the Islanders rolled to a 4-1 victory over the stunned Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday to take a ...

Eberle, Bailey help Islanders beat Penguins 3-1 in Game 2

Sports 04/12/19, 21:35

Jordan Eberle and Josh Bailey scored in the third period and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 Friday night for a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.Anthony Beauvillier also scored and Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots to help New York open a postseason series with two ...

Bailey lifts Islanders past Penguins 4-3 in OT in Game 1

Sports 04/10/19, 22:05

Josh Bailey scored on a rebound at 4:39 of overtime and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Wednesday night in the opener of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.Jordan Eberle had a goal and an assist, and Brock Nelson and Nick Leddy also scored for New ...

Islanders beat Capitals to earn home-ice in first round

Sports 04/06/19, 20:41

Valtteri Filppula scored twice in his return from injury, Robin Lehner stopped all 29 shots he faced and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-0 in each team's regular-season finale Saturday night to clinch home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs.Coach Barry Trotz's team came into ...

Tavares scores as Maple Leafs top Isles 2-1 to clinch spot

Hockey 04/01/19, 23:47

John Tavares scored against his former team and the Toronto Maple Leafs clinched a playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night.Calle Rosen also had a goal for Toronto, which needed just one point to secure its postseason spot and won for the fourth ...

Tavares scores, Maple Leafs edge Isles 2-1 to clinch berth

Hockey 04/01/19, 21:13

John Tavares scored against his former team and the Toronto Maple Leafs clinched a playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night.Calle Rosen also had a goal for Toronto, which needed just one point to secure its postseason spot and won for the fourth ...

Islanders clinch playoff spot with 5-1 victory over Sabres

Sports 03/30/19, 20:47

Jordan Eberle continued his scoring surge with another goal, Anthony Beauvillier added two of his own and the New York Islanders clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2016 with a 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.Michael Dal Colle and Ryan Pulock also scored for ...

Islanders rally with 2 late goals to beat Jets 5-4

Hockey 03/28/19, 22:17

Casey Cizikas and Jordan Eberle scored 33 seconds apart in the final two minutes of the third period to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-4 comeback win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.Cizikas took advantage when Winnipeg couldn't clear the puck and scored at 18:14 to make ...

Lehner earns 5th shutout, Islanders beat Coyotes 2-0

Hockey 03/24/19, 18:25

Jordan Eberle and Brock Nelson scored to back Robin Lehner's fifth shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Sunday.Lehner stopped 31 shots to help the Islanders win for the second time in two days and keep pace with first place Washington in the ...

Eberle, Nelson back Lehner as Islanders beat Coyotes 2-0

Hockey 03/24/19, 16:57

Jordan Eberle and Brock Nelson scored to back Robin Lehner's fifth shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Sunday.Lehner stopped 31 shots to help the Islanders win for the second time in two days and keep pace with first place Washington in the ...

Devils beat sliding Coyotes 2-1 in shootout

Hockey 03/23/19, 16:00

Blake Coleman and Pavel Zacha scored in the shootout and the New Jersey Devils hurt Arizona's playoff chances with a 2-1 victory Saturday, sending the Coyotes to their fourth straight loss.Drew Stafford scored in regulation for New Jersey. MacKenzie Blackwood made 23 saves in regulation and stopped five of six ...

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