Avalanche, Flyers look to avoid deep series holes

The Colorado Avalanche and Philadelphia Flyers will look to rediscover their offensive prowess to avoid falling into deep holes in their conference semifinal series. The Avalanche g...

Islanders look to finish off second straight 1st round sweep

The New York Islanders won just one playoff series in a 25-year stretch before 2019. Now, they have a chance to get a first-round sweep for the second straight year. However, they kn...

Islanders, Canucks, Flames try to get one win from advancing

New York Islanders coach Barry Trotz knows just how capable the Washington Capitals are in coming back from an 0-2 series deficit. They did it two years ago in the first round again...

Preview: Trotz, Islanders face Capitals in first round

Barry Trotz famously told the then-defending champion Washington Capitals two years ago any future title runs would go through Long Island. Toronto will have to do. ...

Preview: Islanders ready to face high-scoring Panthers

The New York Islanders beat the Florida Panthers in all three meetings during the season. However, the last one was way back in December -- three months before the NHL paused play due to the coronavir...

Davidson pleased with Rangers' first practice in return

The New York Rangers were playing some stellar hockey coming out of the All-Star break to move into playoff contention. After four months away during the NHL’s stoppage due to the coronavirus pandemic...

Gallagher helps Canadiens start fast, beat Islanders 6-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Brendan Gallagher had a goal and an assist in Montreal’s three-goal first period, and the Canadiens went on to a 6-2 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. ...

Zibanejad scores in OT, Rangers beat rival Islanders 4-3

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — When the puck came to Mika Zibanejad in overtime, he knew what he wanted to do. Zibanejad scored 28 seconds into the extra period and the New York Rangers reco...

Islanders bolstered with trade-deadline addition of Pageau

NEW YORK (AP) — After standing pat at the trade deadline a year ago, New York Islanders president and general manager Lou Lamoriello stressed that he didn’t believe in making a deal just to get a new ...

700 club: Capitals' Alex Ovechkin scores for milestone goal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With power and a prodigious shot, Alex Ovechkin now stands where few in hockey have been. He became the eighth NHL player to score 700 career goals, reaching the ...

First basketball Olympic gold medal up for auction

Bill Dennis remembers the stories his father-in-law Bill Wheatley would tell about playing in the 1936 Olympics. It was the first time basketball was a medal sport in the internation...

Islanders honor John Tonelli by retiring his No. 27

John Tonelli’s No. 27 has been raised to the rafters at Nassau Coliseum, joining some of his former teammates from the New York Islanders’ Stanley Cup dynasty. Tonelli, known as a gr...

Bailey, Greiss help Islanders hold on to beat Rangers 4-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Bailey had a goal and two assists, Thomas Greiss stopped 41 shots, and the New York Islanders held on to beat the rival New York Rangers 4-2 Tuesday night. Ander...

Kreider scores late to lift Rangers over Islanders 3-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Kreider scored a power-play goal with 25 seconds left to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 win over the rival New York Islanders on Thursday night. With th...

Panarin has 2 goals, 3 assists as Rangers beat Islanders 6-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Artemi Panarin had two goals and three assists to match a career high with five points, and the New York Rangers beat the rival New York Islanders 6-2 on Monday night. ...