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Islanders recall forward Anders Lee from AHL's Bridgeport

The New York Islanders recalled forward Anders Lee from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Lee had three goals and two assists in five games this season for the Sound Tigers. The former Notre Dame player had nine goals and five assists in 22 games for New York last season.
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders recall Anders Lee from Bridgeport

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The New York Islanders recalled forward Anders Lee from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Lee had three goals and two assists in five games this season for the Sound Tigers. The former Notre Dame player had nine goals and five assists in 22 games for New York last season.
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video- The New York Islanders New Ownership Partners Discuss Their Plans

Meet John Ledecky and Scott Malkin.  
Via Kukla's Korner
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

'Awkward' and 'weird' for Boychuk to be an opponent

Johnny Boychuk texted every member of the Bruins team after learning he’d been traded to the New York Islanders. It was the affable B’s defenseman’s way of saying goodbye to his teammates knowing they’d be hopping on the runaway train known as the NHL regular season and Boychuk would be spending the next day packing his equipment and heading to Long Island. It’s not at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Injury Update: Thomas Hickey Returns to Practice After Cut to Face from Skate

Tuesday night saw another potentially gruesome injury occur in the NHL. Thomas Hickey  defenseman from the New York Islanders, was struck in the face by the skate of Toronto forward Mike Santorelli. Chris Peters of cbssports.com reported that Hickey immediately left the ice and did not return to the game.Cut in the face by a skate last night, but he's back out for practice...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders not freaking out with top defenseman hurting

There were times in the not-so-distant past when scares likes this sent shockwaves through the whole Islanders organization, and disaster seemed imminent. Yet when top defenseman Travis Hamonic went off the ice twice during Monday’s practice – the second time clutching at his left side/ribcage and not returning – it didn’t seem like the sky was falling. And that’s because...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zamboni door gets assist in Maple Leafs goal against Islanders (VIDEO)

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has meant a lot of good times for the New York Islanders — well, 30 some-odd years ago — and lately the old building has been a little cranky.Tuesday night against  the Toronto Maple Leafs the 42-year-old structure might have said what a lot of Islander fans are thinking since the team announced it will move to Brooklyn next season — &...
Via The Other Paper
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Score on Brock Nelson: Fact or Fiction: 3 players to watch using advanced stats

Here's a little blurb on former UND Fighting Sioux forward Brock Nelson that was written by Ian McLaren of the Score. While it is early, Nelson is having a good season. Thinking of which, I might have to add ole Brock to one of my fantasy teams. Seriously, he could probably score more points than some of the stiffs I have on my teams now. Brock Nelson, F, New York Islanders...
Via Goon's World
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares praises Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid is widely believed to be the best upcoming NHL prospect and most have penciled his name in to be called first during the 2015 NHL Draft. He has received praise from nearly every hockey outlet, but some recent comments from a former top overall pick go a long way in describing the youngster’s talent. John Tavares, the first overall pick back in 2009, had some big...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Marketing Campaign Begins In Brooklyn

from Allan Kreda of the New York Times, The Islanders opened with four straight wins for just the third time in franchise history, and that momentum to begin their last season at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum — despite their first loss at Pittsburgh on Saturday — made Brett Yormark happy. Yormark, the chief executive of the Nets and Barclays Center, the Islanders’...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the New York Islanders For Real?

#457334874 / gettyimages.com The start to the New York Islanders season has gone about as well as anyone could have hoped.  The Islanders have started the season 4-0-0 and have been one of the most talked about teams since before the season began.  Many are now considering the Islanders as a playoff team because of their successful start. Optimism hit Long Island late this preseason...
Via Beyond The Benches
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 4: New York Islanders at Pittsburgh Penguins

New York Islanders (4-0-0) at Pittsburgh Penguins (2-1-0) 7:00 PM - ROOT Sports Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA The Pens lost a tough one Thursday night against Dallas.  They’ll look to bounce back tonight against an Islanders team that is undefeated thanks in part to playing Carolina twice.  Games like Thursday night just happen.  You can pick it apart and look...
Via The Pensblog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Injury Update: Mikhail Grabovski Avoids Concussion & Will Be Evaluated For Upper Body Injury

Last night, New York Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski avoided serious injury after taking a massive hit from San Jose Sharks enforcer John Scott. Grabovski was helped from the ice and did not return to the game. The injury occurred midway through the first period.#456556090 / gettyimages.comHave heard that Mikhail Grabovski does not have a concussion. Upper body injury will be...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The sick hands of John Tavares

John Tavares showed off some quick hands in his shootout attempt against the San Jose Sharks and he made goaltender Alex Stalock look silly.
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Islanders are absolutely for real

Sweeping declarations are fun. On Thursday night, the New York Islanders will square off against the San Jose Sharks in a matchup of teams off to hot starts. While it’d be extremely far-fetched to say that this is a potential Stanley Cup Finals preview, there’s no doubt that both of these teams have the ability to make some noise in the postseason when the springtime rolls...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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