ISLANDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bridgeport Sound Tigers Continue To Obliterate Rest of AHL

By now you know the names that the Islanders have to look forward to in their lineup of the future: Josh Ho-Sang, Michael Dal Colle, Devon Toews, Eamon MacAdam, and Ryan Pulock to name a few. If you’re the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the future is now. If the way these guys are performing currently is any indication of how they will do in the NHL, the Islanders are going to be very...
Via Islanders Insight
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Recall Bracken Kearns On Emergency Basis

With Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck banged up after last night’s 3-1 victory in Detroit, the Islanders decided to make a move for a fresh body. The team placed Shane Prince on IR, retroactive  to 2/12, and recalled Bracken Kearns from AHL Bridgeport. Kearns is the Sound Tigers’ leading scorer with 18 goals and 22 assists. Kearns played two games for the Islanders last year...
Via Islanders Insight
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders begin brutal nine-game road trip in style

DETROIT — Calvin de Haan was credited with a go-ahead goal that caromed off an opponent late in the second period and the Islanders went on to beat the Red Wings 3-1 Tuesday night. De Haan’s shot from above the left circle was stopped by Petr Mrazek, but the rebound went off Detroit defenseman Xavier...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

On cusp of playoff spot, Islanders head on long road trip

NEW YORK (AP) After climbing back into the playoff race with nearly unbeatable play at home the last month, the New York Islanders will need to quickly find a way to win on the road to preserve their postseason hopes. Just a month ago, the Islanders were in last place in the conference. Now, they sit just two points behind Boston for the Eastern Conference's second wild-card spot...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders will have to show a little patience with backup goalie

There will be times during this upcoming nine-game road trip when the Islanders are going to need backup goalie Jean-Francois Berube to win a tight game. Although he backstopped them to a 6-4 win over the Devils on Sunday night at Barclays Center, his sixth start of the season left a little to be desired....
Via New York Post
3 days ago

Strome has 2 goals and assist as Islanders beat Devils 6-4

NEW YORK (AP) Ryan Strome had two goals and an assist to lead the New York Islanders to a 6-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday night. John Tavares, Andrew Ladd, Casey Cizikas and Jason Chimera also scored to help the Islanders improve to 9-0-2 in their last 11 at home. Jean-Francois Berube stopped 26 shots as New York pulled into a tie with Boston for the second wild...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders’ playoff momentum hits a Devils roadblock

If the Islanders are to have any hope of actually making the playoffs, this bit about not being able to win with any consistency on the road has to be fixed. It was another sluggish start and a third-period push that was too little, too late, as the Islanders lost to the Devils, 3-2, on...
Via New York Post
4 days ago

The Islanders Refreshing Weight

Doug Weight is proving to be many things since becoming head coach of the New York Islanders on Jan. 17. A terrific communicator with his players. A passionate, invested leader. A smart hockey man, who is evolving from a terrific player in the National Hockey League to a pretty darned good coach. An early success, as shown by his team’s 9-3-2 record since Weight replaced Jack Capuano...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 days ago

Report: Former NHL player Mike Comrie under investigation for rape

Mike Comrie is reportedly being investigated by police over a rape allegation, according to TMZ.com.According to reports, Comrie met with the unnamed accuser at a Los Angeles bar on Saturday, where they went back to his apartment. She claims that while there Comrie raped her multiple times. TMZ reports sources close to Comrie allege the two have known each other for a prolonged period...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lee scores 2 to lead Islanders to 5-1 win over Avalanche

NEW YORK (AP) Anders Lee scored two of New York's three third-period goals to lead the Islanders to a 5-1 victory over the league-worst Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night. Nick Leddy had a goal and two assists, Ryan Strome and Jason Chimera also scored and captain John Tavares and Johnny Boychuk added two assists each. Jean-Francois Berube stopped 25 shots in his fifth start of...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Offense Explodes in 5-1 Win over Colorado

NEW YORK – Anders Lee scored twice, Nick Leddy hit a career milestone and the Islanders defeated the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Sunday in Brooklyn. The two goals by Lee, both of which came in the third period, helped him reach the 20-goal mark in a season for just the second time in his career. Lee has 16 points (seven goals, nine assists) in his last 13 games. JF Berube made 25...
Via Islanders Insight
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Thomas Greiss the solution between the pipes for the Islanders?

Originally Posted by Sam Blazer on Jan 31, 2017 11:33 When you think of the elite goalies in the league, a few names constantly pop up: Henrik Lundqvist, Tuukka Rask, Carey Price. Surprisingly amongst others, Thomas Greiss may end up being a name that deserves his name on those types of lists. While Greiss has mostly served as a back up his entire career, he has finally been given...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares focused on hockey as arena questions loom

John Tavares isn’t fretting over the New York Islanders arena troubles.Earlier this week, reports suggested the Barclays Center was the verge of kicking the team out of the arena due to future earnings projections. With the Islanders drawing constantly low attendances, alternatives such as hosting concerts likely offer arena owners more of a profit share. Nothing has been settled...
Via Puck Drunk Love
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Islanders may be getting kicked out of the Barclays Center soon

Moving to Brooklyn seems like the hip new thing to do in New York these days, but it appears that the Islanders may soon be moving out of the city.Bloomberg reported on Monday that the Barclays Center in Brooklyn may be planning on terminating their relationship with the NHL club in the next few years. According to sources "familiar with the facility's financials," it's believed...
Via FOX Sports
23 days ago

Islanders, Barclays Center appear to be parting ways

The New York Islanders were hoping to make a home in Brooklyn along with the NBA’s Nets, but the Barclays Center appears ready to move on from the hockey team.Bloomberg reports Nets owner Mikhail Prokorov (who owns the arena in Brooklyn) is seeking an investor to split the ownership of the Nets and Barclays Center and noted future earnings projections did not include revenue from...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Tavares and Islanders react to Jack Capuano firing

John Tavares, Doug Weight, and Travis Hamonic discuss the firing of New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano.
Via SNY
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss
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