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New York Islanders

Awesome dog Charlie drops puck before Hurricanes – Islanders (Video)
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Not going to lie, it bums me out a bit that superb dog Charlie didn’t get to “shake hands” with John Tavares and Justin Faulk, but it might have confused the pup, who’s being trained to help a U.S. army veteran. Charlie seems to be a star at the site, as the front page features […]

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McDavid scores quickly in OT, Oilers beat Islanders 2-1
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Connor McDavid stormed down the ice with Leon Draisaitl trailing a step behind. McDavid scored 38 seconds into overtime to lead the Edmonton Oilers over the New York Islanders 2-1 on Tuesday night. McDavid intercepted an off-target pass by John Tavares to start a 2-on-1.

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The Buzzer: Another Tavares hat trick; Coyotes lose … again
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Player of the night: John Tavares (again) Just another hat trick for Islanders star John Tavares. After scoring three goals on Tuesday against Arizona, Tavares was back at it on Saturday, recording the natural hat trick in just over seven minutes early

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Islanders kill buzz of winning streak by demoting Ho-Sang
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Apparently generating four points (all assists) in six regular-season games didn’t make up for Ho-Sang’s flaws, at least in the eyes of Islanders management, as they sent the gifted, outspoken forward to the AHL today. Islanders: Wow, we’ve won 3 straight and fans are relatively happy. It’s not as clear-cut when you consider things from […]

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PHT Morning Skate: Islanders make young cancer patient’s dream come true
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–ESPN’s latest power rankings look at each team’s biggest worries this season. The Maple Leafs are number one in the rankings, but they should be concerned that a youngster like Mitch Marner might regress during his sophomore season. (ESPN) –Earlier

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Tavares helps Islanders beat Sabres 6-3 in home opener
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Tavares scored twice – the first coming just 1:50 into the game – to lead the Islanders to a 6-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. ''We just got after it at the drop of the puck,'' Tavares said. Casey Cizikas had two goals and an assist, and Josh Bailey and Anthony Beauvillier […]

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Tonight's game: Islanders vs. Blue Jackets, 7:00 p.m.
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The Islanders also are hoping to make a run at the playoffs this season. They're led by captain John Taveras, who is in the final year of his contract, and they added Jordan Eberle in a trade with the Edmonton Oilers to provide more offense. "I think we're a little more talented than we've been," […]

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NHL: Penguins seek three-peat, Vegas ready for debut
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A new NHL season opens this week with the Pittsburgh Penguins taking aim at a rare three-peat as Stanley Cup champions, a high-stakes gamble in Las Vegas and lofty expectations for the game's young talent. The Penguins may have lost some notable players during the offseason but any team with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin […]

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Islanders submit proposal for 'world-class' arena in Belmont Park
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The Islanders have submitted "a comprehensive proposal to create a world-class sports and entertainment destination" at Belmont Park, NY, reports Jim Baumbach of Newsday. Bidders had until today to submit a proposal. The Islanders can opt out of the remaining 23 years on their lease with Barclays Center in January. Barclays Center is reportedly unhappy with […]

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Inside the 2017-18 Islanders: John Tavares contract cloud hangs over season
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The Islanders missed the playoffs by one point in 2016-17, falling short despite a strong finish under interim head coach Doug Weight. This summer the team removed the interim tag from Weight's title and will move forward with their popular former captain as its bench boss. The Tavares story will dominate the Isles narrative all […]

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For one day, the Coliseum was the Islanders' home again
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There's this moment when you get off the Meadowbrook Parkway and merge onto Charles Lindbergh Boulevard that you catch your first glimpse of the Nassau Coliseum on the horizon. At this point in my life, I have seen it so many times that it had become old hat. But on Sunday, as it appeared in […]

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Flyers-Islanders preseason observations: Strong effort from young lineup in OT loss
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UNIONDALE, N.Y. — It certainly didn't have the feel of the first preseason game of the season on a Sunday afternoon when many sports fans are glued to a TV watching the NFL. But a sellout crowd of 13,917 poured into the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to watch the first hockey game in the former […]

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