7 hrs ago
Wall Street Journal
Bettman: Long Island Could Have Kept the Isles
National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday that Nassau County has itself to blame for the New York Islanders' impending move out of town.
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16 hrs ago
McDonald `07 To Play for Team USA At The IIHF Men's World Championship
Former Providence College men's hockey standout Colin McDonald '07 has been named to the U.S. Men's National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Zeitgeist: New NHL program allows sport fisherman to hunt, trap Matt Cooke
NEW YORK _ The National Hockey League is expected to unveil a controversial plan today that would allow professional fishermen to track down and trap dangerous Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke as a result of a vicious recent attack that has left hockey players, fans and tourists feeling threatened.
Wednesday Playoff Thread: PIT-CBJ, ANA-DAL, STL-CHI
Not sure how many of you folks desire a playoff watching thread , but here's a chat room for Wednesday night's game, with horrifyingly feature a Ducks lineup without Teemu Selanne .
Bettman To Francesa: Interest Level In Purchasing Islanders Is High
The Islanders may have a new owner soon, at least that's the read NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has on the situation.
Minnesota Wild: Nino Niederreiter replaces Matt Cooke on checking line
Minnesota's Nino Niederreiter skates during a game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 18, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.
Islanders News: Wrapping up Bridgeport's injury- and callup-riddled season
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers held their debriefings and breakups this week, so Michael Fornabaio in the Connecticut Post has a wrap on their season : "The challenge all year for the Sound Tigers was to translate a young and ever-changing roster into a successful team."
Tue Apr 22, 2014
On Braden Holtby: Should the New York Islanders take Washington's goalie...and goalie coach?
What really happened to Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby this year? And would the New York Islanders truly have interest in rescuing him? Here is the Capitals' former goalie coach, discussing why he was let go last summer, as quoted in Katie Carerra's autopsy of the Capitals for the Washington Post : "Adam did not agree with how I coach, ... (more)
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The usual conversations on days like Monday in the Bridgeport Sound Tigers' dressing room are good wishes for the summer, memories of the season past, looking forward to getting back together in September.
NHL Play of the Year Showdown: Crosby vs. Gustavsson
TSN.ca's NHL Play of the Year showdown continues today with a man who's spent most of his career on highlight reels and a goalie actually "reaching back" for a save.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Too Many Men On The Site
Why the Islanders have the bleakest future in the NHL
The 2013-2014 season was abysmal for the New York Islanders. At the start of the season, the Islanders and their fans had a lot to look forward to.
Easter Hockey Bits: Bridgeport season ends without a goal
Yesterday, the Blues and Avalanche went up 2-0 in their respective series, while Columbus tied up the series with Pittsburgh 1-1.
Former Islanders Andrew MacDonald, Mark Streit find their place with Flyers
Andrew MacDonald and Mark Streit served the Islanders well after arriving on Long Island via different routes in the 2008-09 season.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
After 76 games, 65 players and 11 shutout losses, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers' season ended Saturday with a 2-0 loss at the XL Center.
2014 NHL Playoff Pick 'em: Colorado Avalanche vs. Minnesota Wild [Saturday playoff thread]
Saturday features three NHL playoff series playing their Games 2, with start times spanning from 3 p.m. EDT to 9 p.m. .
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Perseverance pays off for Gallant
The 25-year-old Summerside native recently made his NHL debut with the New York Islanders, and indications are that his four-game stint went well.
NHL notes: Islanders could keep first-round pick
New York Islanders General Manager Garth Snow at the announcement that the NHL's New York Islanders will move to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn from 2015 in New York October 24, 2012.
IIHF World Championship: Colin McDonald Joins Nelson, Donovan for Team USA
It's a surprise to see them select McDonald, who had 18 points in 70 NHL games this past season in a mostly third- and fourth-line role.
Report: Isles likely to give 2015 first-rounder to Sabres
Not official yet, but it sounds as though the New York Islanders are going to keep the fifth overall pick at this year's draft and send their 2015 first-rounder - a potential lottery ticket to the Connor McDavid-Jack Eichel sweepstakes - to Buffalo as compensation for the Thomas Vanek trade.
Islanders News: Bridgeport prepares for final weekend; sad Frans; NHL playoff bits
Not much new about the Isles -- here are some practice updates as Bridgeport enters its final weekend with a new Swede line, and here is an official site bit about John Tavares' career year -- so maybe enjoy a video of a very sad Frans Nielsen in his season-ending scrum: Meanwhile, the playoffs last night were mostly excellent, continuing the ... (more)