5:54 PM EDT, Wed April 16, 2014
Dominik / Lighthouse Hockey 16 hours ago
As Andrew MacDonald Signs for 6 Years with Flyers, Islanders Pump-and-Dump is Complete

As Andrew MacDonald Signs for 6 Years with Flyers, Islanders Pump-and-Dump is Complete

For all that went wrong in 2013-14, this hand was played right. Andrew MacDonald is an NHL defenseman, though his caliber is very much in debate. He is one with the age and service to command unrestricted free agent leverage and its inherent inflated salary, but not for that much, and that long. The Philadelphia Flyers, as they are wont to do, signed MacDonald for much more and much longer than many others would advise, curiously announcing a 6-year, $30 million contract on the eve of the playoffs, after 19 games spent wearing the "other" orange. Certainly the Islanders -- who liked...
Broad Street Hockey 11 hours ago
Wednesday Morning Fly By: EVERYTHING HAPPENED and also yay it's playoffs eve!

Wednesday Morning Fly By: EVERYTHING HAPPENED and also yay it's playoffs eve!

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes... *EVERYTHING happened yesterday. First, Homer gave all of the money to Andrew MacDonald. For some reason. [BSH] *About 20 minutes before that news broke, Kevin wrote a great piece on MacDonald after doing some pretty extensive video research on the defenseman. [BSH] *AndyMac spoke with the media about his deal after practice. [Flyers] *Steve Mason is still not a certainty for tomorrow's game. Horror. [CSN Philly] *In happier news, Shayne Gostisbehere is a Flyer! He'll report to the Phantoms...

More Islanders Rumors & News

Newsday 7 hours ago

John Tavares talks chemistry, younger players, coaching and more

Since we're heading toward a rather quiet time from the Islanders as the NHL playoffs begin without them, I'll have a couple posts here of interviews with players from Monday's breakup day.
Newsday Apr 14, 2014

Isles captain John Tavares: There is no part of me that wants to leave

John Tavares has been spending plenty of time at home in Toronto working his way back from the knee injury that ended his season during the Olympics. So he's heard the rumblings about his supposed unhappiness with the Islanders' direction and that, halfway through his six-year, $33-million contract, the team's captain is ready to ask out.
Newsday Apr 14, 2014

Jack Capuano will return as Islanders coach, GM says

Garth Snow gave his unequivocal support to coach Jack Capuano and the Islanders' coaching staff Monday, saying he "has no intentions of making a coaching change" for next season.
New York Post Apr 13, 2014

Islanders close out season with shootout win

BUFFALO — Islanders coach Jack Capuano had no choice but to have faith in younger players after star forward John Tavares was lost to a season-ending knee injury. Brock Nelson...
Newsday Apr 13, 2014

Islanders beat Sabres, end season with three straight victories

The long slog to the finish line arrived Sunday night for the Islanders, whose 4-3 shootout win over the Sabres wrapped up one of the more disappointing seasons in recent memory.
Newsday Apr 12, 2014

Islanders insider: Assessing the team

Jack Capuano said he wants to see a little more effort from the few veterans still left on the active roster for Sunday's season finale here.
Newsday Apr 11, 2014

Islanders score shootout victory over Devils

The end is near. And the reality set in a long time ago that the Islanders will not be among the 16 teams ascending to NHL playoff heaven.
New York Daily News Apr 11, 2014
Devils lose 17th straight shootout in loss to Islanders

Devils lose 17th straight shootout in loss to Islanders

Frans Nielsen, Josh Bailey and Ryan Strome scored in the shootout, and the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey 3-2 in what might have been Devils goalie Martin Brodeur’s final start.

Live post: Devils vs. New York Islanders, 4/11/14

The Devils and the New York Islanders are tied 2-2 in the third period of tonight’s game at Prudential Center. The Islanders grabbed the lead on just their second shot of game with Anders Lee scoring on a 2-on-1 rush at 10:04. Lee moved in on the right side with Fran Nielsen on his left wing and Marek Zidlicky back as the lone defender and let a wrist shot go from the circle that beat goaltender Martin Brodeur under the right arm. The Devils answered only 59 seconds later with a goal from Ryan Carter to tie it. Steve Bernier made the pass from behind the goal line to the left of the net...
New York Post Apr 10, 2014

Islanders, Nabokov blank Canadiens

MONTREAL — Evgeni Nabokov made 19 saves for his fourth shutout this season, and Ryan Strome and Brock Nelson scored power-play goals late in the second period as the Islanders...
Newsday Apr 10, 2014

Thomas Vanek faces Islanders for first time

Thomas Vanek probably didn't recognize many of the names on the backs of the Islanders' jerseys , but he still felt a little nostalgic facing his "old" team -- he was an Islander for a shade over four months -- for the first time.
Warren: Goodbye to the Ottawa Senators’ Big Line?

Warren: Goodbye to the Ottawa Senators’ Big Line?

In Tuesday’s 4-1 win over the New York Islanders, the Ottawa Senators line of Milan Michalek, Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky combined for three goals and four assists.
New York Post Apr 9, 2014

NHL power rankings: Why can’t Canada win a Cup?

The last time a Canadian team hoisted Lord Stanley’s Cup was in 1993 when the Montreal Canadiens beat the Los Angeles Kings. Since then, the country whose national sport is...

Islanders Player News

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    Thomas Vanek

    Wednesday Habs Links: PLAYOFFS! PLAYOFFS! PLAYOFFS!

  • 1 John Tavares

    John Tavares

    John Tavares talks chemistry, younger players, coaching and more

  • Evgeni Nabokov

    Evgeni Nabokov

    Who will be this year’s hot goalie?

  • Travis Hamonic

    Travis Hamonic

    Merrill practicing with Devils in full cage; No Clowe, Salvador, Gionta

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