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FOX Sports Oct 15, 2017

Kings try to continue fast start vs. Islanders (Oct 15, 2017)

LOS ANGELES -- The New York Islanders will attempt to end their lone West Coast road trip on a winning note when they face the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on Sunday.
FOX Sports Oct 15, 2017
Greiss stops 40 shots, Islanders beat Sharks 4-3 (Oct 14, 2017)

Greiss stops 40 shots, Islanders beat Sharks 4-3 (Oct 14, 2017)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Thomas Greiss guided the New York Islanders on a night when they played it a little bit too safe.

Thomas Greiss stands tall as Islanders top Sharks

A five-game homestand to open the season offered the Sharks a great opportunity to start strong. Four games in, the home run has been more like a strikeout. Though the Sharks scored first, the lead didn’t last as the New York Islanders posted a 3-1 victory at SAP Center on Saturday night. To make matters worse, it was former Sharks goalie Thomas Greiss who thrived for the Isles, stopping 40 shots as New York dropped San Jose to 1-3. Brock Nelson scored a tie-breaking goal in the second period as the Islanders improved to 1-1 on their...
New York Post Oct 15, 2017
Thomas Greiss makes 40 saves as Islanders stop Sharks

Thomas Greiss makes 40 saves as Islanders stop Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Thomas Greiss guided the Islanders on a night when they played it a little bit too safe. Greiss stopped 40 shots, Brock Nelson scored a tiebreaking goal in the second period and the New York Islanders rallied to beat the slumping San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Saturday. The Islanders improved to...
San Jose Mercury News Oct 14, 2017
Three things to know: Sharks’ DeBoer makes his opinion of Islanders’ Tavares known

Three things to know: Sharks’ DeBoer makes his opinion of Islanders’ Tavares known

The Sharks coach called New York Islanders center John Tavares, "one of the top-five players in the world."
Arena timeline could leave Isles with a John Tavares conundrum

Arena timeline could leave Isles with a John Tavares conundrum

The initial critical deadline the Islanders face in their quest to get state approval for construction of their projected state of the arena at Belmont Park is a little over four months away. That is when the NHL trade deadline hits, on Feb. 26, and nobody I can find is confident that the state approval...
New York Post Oct 13, 2017
Golden Knights reminded us why sports can matter so much

Golden Knights reminded us why sports can matter so much

COLUMUBUS, Ohio — Here is something Jon Ledecky has said repeatedly since he and co-owner Scott Malkin bought the majority stake in the Islanders two years ago, reiterating it on Tuesday in midtown Manhattan. “Scott and I bought it to do what we felt was community work and have a community trust.” It is an...
New York Post Oct 12, 2017
Islanders fall despite putting 41 shots on goal

Islanders fall despite putting 41 shots on goal

ANAHEIM, Calif. — John Gibson made 38 saves and the Ducks beat the Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday night, ending a four-game losing streak to New York. Andrew Cogliano, Rickard Rakell and Patrick Eaves all scored for the Ducks, who won despite being outshot 41-30. Ryan Getzlaf rocketed a pass from the far boards to Josh...
New York Post Oct 10, 2017
GM sums up John Tavares’ Islanders future in one word

GM sums up John Tavares’ Islanders future in one word

Just about the most positive glimpse into the contract negotiations between the Islanders and star captain John Tavares came with a one-word answer from general manager Garth Snow. Asked on Tuesday how he felt about where he stood with Tavares’ camp, Snow said: “Excellent.” Snow was speaking at a media luncheon with co-owner John Ledecky,...
New York Post Oct 10, 2017
Islanders owner: Forget Nassau, we’re focused on Belmont Park

Islanders owner: Forget Nassau, we’re focused on Belmont Park

Jon Ledecky wanted to make something crystal clear, the hope being to quiet the questions surrounding his Islanders and their pending arena impasse. “We have a singular focus at playing at Belmont Park,” Ledecky said at a media luncheon Tuesday afternoon. He and co-owner Scott Malkin recently submitted a bid to New York State to...
New York Post Oct 10, 2017
Islanders keep getting let down by same crucial unit

Islanders keep getting let down by same crucial unit

For 4 minutes and 38 straight seconds in the second period of Monday’s matinee at Barclays Center, the Islanders were on the power play. A minute and 23 seconds of that came with a 5-on-3 advantage. The golden opportunity came and went without anything to show for it. While the Islanders were able to fight...
FOX Sports Oct 9, 2017
Blues down Islanders 3-2 in shootout (Oct 09, 2017)

Blues down Islanders 3-2 in shootout (Oct 09, 2017)

NEW YORK (AP) Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko scored shootout goals to lift the St. Louis Blues over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Monday, the third straight win to start the season for the Blues.
New York Post Oct 9, 2017
Greiss finds a slice of redemption in Islanders’ shootout loss

Greiss finds a slice of redemption in Islanders’ shootout loss

Thomas Greiss returned between the pipes Monday, his first shot at redemption since getting pulled after giving up five goals in an opening night loss to the Blue Jackets on Friday. Coach Doug Weight said he thought the goalie had “earned a lot more than that 30 minutes from us as a team and from...
New York Post Oct 8, 2017
Islanders could have perfect complement to John Tavares

Islanders could have perfect complement to John Tavares

The Islanders’ big offseason acquisition made himself right at home Saturday night in his first regular-season game at Barclays Center. Jordan Eberle, who came over from Edmonton in a trade for Ryan Strome, fit right in on the top line and made a dynamic duo with John Tavares in the Islanders’ 6-3 win over the...
New York Post Oct 7, 2017
Tavares scores pair as Islanders rebound to win home opener

Tavares scores pair as Islanders rebound to win home opener

As coach Doug Weight stood behind the Islanders’ bench Friday night for their season opener, he saw a style of play that was fast, active and unrelenting. The only problem: It wasn’t coming from his team. On Saturday night, it was. The Islanders, spurred by three goals — two shorthanded — in a 107-second span...

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