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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nelson leads Islanders over Panthers, 2-1 in shootout

Sports 04/04/19, 21:17

Brock Nelson scored in the second period and then got the winner in the fourth round of the shootout to give the New York Islanders a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.Thomas Greiss finished with 28 saves through overtime and thwarted all four Florida attempts in the ...

Another shutout for Bobrovsky as Blue Jackets beat Islanders

Sports 03/26/19, 20:58

Sergei Bobrovsky recorded his second consecutive shutout and the Columbus Blue Jackets stayed in the NHL playoff hunt, beating the New York Islanders 4-0 Tuesday night.Ryan Dzingel, Artemi Panarin, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Cam Atkinson scored, and Bobrovsky finished with 26 saves and his eighth shutout of the season for the ...

Price picks up 4th shutout, Canadiens beat Islanders 4-0

Hockey 03/21/19, 21:29

Carey Price stopped 27 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders 4-0 Thursday night to remain in the hunt for an Eastern Conference playoff spot.Joel Armia, Shea Weber, Jonathan Drouin and Jordan Weal also scored for the Canadiens (39-28-7), who ...

Nelson scores early in OT, Islanders beat Wild 3-2

Hockey 03/17/19, 20:05

Brock Nelson scored 1:04 into overtime and the New York Islanders beat Minnesota 3-2 Sunday to move into a tie atop the Metropolitan Division.Anders Lee scored for the fourth straight game and Jordan Eberle added a goal for New York, which has won five of seven. Thomas Greiss made 32 ...

Lee’s late goal lifts Islanders to 2-1 win over Canadiens

Hockey 03/14/19, 21:18

Anders Lee scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period and Thomas Greiss stopped 33 shots as the New York Islanders beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Thursday night.Adam Pelech also scored in the second period to help the Islanders win for the fourth time in five games to ...

Greiss, Islanders beat Blue Jackets 2-0

Hockey 03/11/19, 21:27

Thomas Greiss made 31 saves in his fifth shutout of the season, helping the New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Monday night.Ryan Pulock and Anders Lee scored as New York (40-22-7) improved its playoff positioning in the tough Metropolitan Division. The Islanders improved to 16-8-1 against ...

Greiss, Islanders shut out Blue Jackets 2-0

Sports 03/11/19, 20:40

Thomas Greiss made 31 saves in his fifth shutout of the season, helping the New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Monday night.Ryan Pulock and Anders Lee scored as New York (40-22-7) improved its playoff positioning in the tough Metropolitan Division. The Islanders improved to 16-8-1 against ...

Van Riemsdyk leads Flyers past Islanders 5-2

Hockey 03/09/19, 22:02

James van Riemsdyk had a goal and an assist, helping the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.Ryan Hartman, Sean Couturier, Nolan Patrick and Travis Konecny also scored for Philadelphia. Brian Elliott made 25 saves for his 10th victory of the season.The win ...

Filppula scores 2, Islanders sweep back-to-back with Ottawa

Hockey 03/07/19, 22:40

Valtteri Filppula scored twice to lead the New York Islanders to a 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.Anthony Beauvillier and Casey Cizikas also scored for the Islanders, who moved into a first-place tie with the Washington Capitals in the Metropolitan Division. Thomas Greiss stopped 35 shots.Brady Tkachuk ...

Islanders beat Senators in shootout for Trotz’s 800th win

Hockey 03/05/19, 22:16

Jordan Eberle and Mathew Barzal scored in the shootout and the New York Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 5-4 Tuesday night, giving coach Barry Trotz his 800th win.Brock Nelson, Anders Lee, Devon Toews and Ross Johnston scored in regulation to help the Islanders recover after giving up a two-goal lead ...

Elliott stops 29 shots, Flyers beat Islanders 4-1

Sports 03/03/19, 18:11

Brian Elliott stopped 29 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat New York 4-1 Sunday, helping knock the Islanders out of first place in the Metropolitan Division.Travis Konecny, Travis Sanheim, Scott Laughton and Sean Couturier each scored for Philadelphia. The Flyers are 4-0-1 in their last five games to move within ...

Ovechkin scores 45th as Capitals top Islanders 3-1

Hockey 03/01/19, 21:59

Alex Ovechkin became the first player in NHL history with 10 seasons of 45 goals or more, scoring in Washington's three-goal third period as the Capitals rallied to a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night.Jakub Vrana and T.J. Oshie also had goals, Braden Holtby stopped 20 ...

Czarnik, Gaudreau score in 3rd, Flames beat Islanders 4-2

Hockey 02/21/19, 00:45

Austin Czarnik and Johnny Gaudreau scored 29 seconds apart in the third period to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night.Mikael Backlund and Travis Hamonic also scored as Calgary won its third straight after a four-game skid. Mike Smith stopped 17 ...

Greiss, Cizikas power Islanders past Blue Jackets 3-0

Hockey 02/14/19, 23:13

Thomas Greiss stopped 31 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 on Thursday night.Casey Cizikas scored twice on breakaways and Josh Bailey also had a goal for the Islanders, who cruised to their fifth win in the last ...

Greiss, Cizikas power Islanders past Blue Jackets 3-0

Sports 02/14/19, 21:54

Thomas Greiss stopped 31 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 on Thursday night.Casey Cizikas scored twice on breakaways and Josh Bailey also had a goal for the Islanders, who cruised to their fifth win in the last ...

Toews, Greiss lead surging Islanders to 2-1 win over Wild

Sports 02/10/19, 17:49

Devon Toews scored the tiebreaking goal early in the second period, Thomas Greiss stopped 26 shots and the New York Islanders beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Sunday.Anthony Beauvillier also scored for Metropolitan Division-leading New York, which won for the fourth time in five games and ninth in 12 (9-1-2). ...

Bailey scores only SO goal, Islanders beat Devils 2-1

Sports 02/07/19, 21:58

Josh Bailey scored in the fourth round of the shootout, Thomas Greiss made 30 saves and the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night to sweep the four-game season series.Mathew Barzal scored in regulation to help New York win for the seventh time in 10 ...

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