5:29 AM EDT, Sun October 26, 2014
Newsday 5 hours ago

Islanders insider: John Tavares understands trades are part of the business

John Tavares has seen teammates and a few good friends depart the Islanders over the past 16 months. It's a relatively new development in the Islanders star's career, but one he's had to adjust to with the latest close friend, Colin McDonald, going on waivers on Wednesday and being sent to Bridgeport.
Newsday 6 hours ago

Frans Nielsen's hat track lifts Islanders to win

There won't be many more nights when the Islanders can win while giving up five goals, giving up a two-goal lead and getting almost nothing from John Tavares and Kyle Okposo.
Newsday 8 hours ago

Mikhail Grabovski returns to Islanders' lineup

Mikhail Grabovski said he actually considered going back into the game against the Sharks on Oct. 16 after being laid out by San Jose enforcer John Scott's big, legal check in the first period.
Newsday 8 hours ago

Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky has new connection to Islanders

It is said that Katie Ledecky has an iron will that fits perfectly atop her natural talent and tireless training. People on the international swimming circuit marvel at her mental strength, which, they say, has made her an Olympic gold medal winner and a world record holder.

Scouting report: What to know ahead of Saturday’s Stars-Islanders game

Jan 6, 2014; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) celebrates a goal against the Dallas Stars during the second period at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports 01072014xSPORTS
Newsday Oct 24, 2014

Jack Capuano happy about Islanders' roster depth

The Islanders added a bevy of NHL-experienced players during the summer. At times during training camp, it seemed like overkill; rookies and young players weren't sure of their roles and the Islanders broke camp with only one rookie, Griffin Reinhart, on the roster. And he's since gone down to Bridgeport.
Boston Herald Oct 24, 2014
Bruins miss old friend Johnny Boychuk

Bruins miss old friend Johnny Boychuk

For the Bruins and their fans, it’s probably going to be a little painful each time the team plays the New York Islanders.Watching last night’s matchup — an impressive and entertaining 3-2 win by the Islanders at the Garden — as well as two more games that will follow in the regular season (maybe a playoff clash, too), it’s impossible to look at No. 55 on the Islanders, defenseman Johnny Boychuk, and not recall how the Bruins gave him away and didn’t get a whole lot in return.
Newsday Oct 23, 2014

Islanders hold on for a win, but lose Josh Bailey to broken hand

John Tavares' line saw plenty of Bruins captain Zdeno Chara in the first half of the first period Thursday night. Tavares saw the 6-foot-9 Chara quite up close, when Chara laid him out with a big, clean hit to deny a scoring chance midway through the first.
New York Daily News Oct 23, 2014
Islanders get back in win column with win over Bruins in Boston, Zdeno Chara hurt

Islanders get back in win column with win over Bruins in Boston, Zdeno Chara hurt

The Islanders got back on track with a win in Boston on Thursday and saw an Eastern Conference foe potentially damaged in the process. Bruins captain and perennial Norris Trophy candidate Zdeno Chara was injured as the Isles took a 3-2 victory over Boston to get back into the win column. They have now won their last three games at TD Garden.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Oct 23, 2014

Zdeno Chara leaves as Islanders beat Bruins in Johnny Boychuk’s return

The Bruins’€™ latest lost hurt more than usual, as Zdeno Chara left Thursday’€™s 3-2 loss to the Islanders after just five shifts in the first period. The team announced at the start of the second period that Chara would not be retuning to the game, though they did not specify why. With Chara out, the […]

W2W4: Bruins host Islanders, 7 p.m.

The Boston Bruins (4-4-0, eight points) host the New York Islanders (4-2-0, eight points) Thursday night (7 ET) at TD Garden. Here’s what to watch for: WELCOME BACK: Former Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk and former goaltender Chad Johnson will both be on the ice when puck drops tonight. This is the first time Boychuk will face the Bruins since he was traded to the Islanders on Oct. 4. In his first six games for New York, Boychuk has two goals and four assists for six points.
Newsday Oct 23, 2014

Lubomir Visnovsky returns for Isles tonight

Avoiding the crush of local media surrounding Johnny Boychuk early this afternoon, there was still plenty doing with the rest of the Islanders prior to tonight's game with the Bruins:
Newsday Oct 23, 2014

Isles’ last season episode 2: New beginnings

The Islanders won their final home opener at Nassau Coliseum on Oct. 11, and in the first two weeks of the 2014-15 NHL season, they went 4-2 and introduced their new owners. (Credit: Newsday)
Boston Herald Oct 23, 2014
Bruins welcome back Johnny Boychuk

Bruins welcome back Johnny Boychuk

WILMINGTON — A visit by the New York Islanders, a talented young team that seems to be taking a step forward, would be interesting in any case.But it’s made more so by the return of longtime Bruin Johnny Boychuk, who was dealt to the Isles three weeks ago.“It’ll be fun, for us and I’m sure for him as well,” Bruins center David Krejci said yesterday.The Islanders are off to a 4-2-0 start, and Boychuk has posted 2-4-6 totals (both goals on power plays) and a plus-4, while averaging a team-high 22:50 in ice time.

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    Brock Nelson

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