1. Stat Trick: Isles 3, Boston 2 (overtime)

    Frans Nielsen's mother had never seen him play an NHL game. Saturday night, not only did she get to see him play, she got to see him be the hero. Nielsen's overtime goal gave the Isles a 3-2 win over the Bruins...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  2. Stat Trick: Toronto 3, N.Y. Islanders 2-Blake's Goal Spoils Tavares' Night

    Jason Blake scored following a Mark Streit giveaway with just 4:05 to play to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders at the Air Canada Centre...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  3. Stat Trick: Philadelphia Flyers beat New York Islanders 6-2

    The Flyers had lost five straight, and eight-of-nine coming into to tonight's game against the Isles. Make it eight-of-ten, with both victories over their personal punching bags, the Islanders...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  4. Stat Trick: Lightning 4, Isles 0

    Mike Smith made 30 saves to record his ninth career shutout as the Lightning blanked the Isles 4-0 on Saturday night. The Isles are winless in Saturday road games in 2009, with one final chance coming on Dec...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 61 reads 0 comments

  5. Stat Trick: Isles 4, Atlanta 1: Moulson's hat trick leads the way

    Matt Moulson scored three consecutive goals and the Islanders rallied from a 1-0 deficit as New York defeated Atlanta 4-1 at Philips Arena on Thursday niight. On to the trick: 1...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  6. Stat Trick: New Jersey Devils 6, New York Isles 1

    For 50 minutes, the Islanders competed with the Devils. For the final 10 minutes, though, the Devils played with the Islanders, scoring four times to defeat the Isles 6-1 at The Rock. On to the trick: 1...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  7. 30th Anniversary of Billy Smith's Goal

    November 28, 1979. Saturday is the 30th anniversary of Billy Smith becoming the first goalie in NHL history to be credited with a goal...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 416 reads 0 comments

  8. Stat Trick: Isles 3, Penguins 2. Tavares Notches First Career Game-Winner

    Sean Bergeheim and John Tavares scored third period goals as the Isles rallied to defeat the Penguins 3-2. On to the trick: 1. Josh Bailey and Evgeny Malkin traded first period goals...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 67 reads 1 comments

  9. Stat Trick: Philadelphia Flyers 2, New York Isles 1

    When the Islanders are able to maintain the same intensity for 60 minutes, they may very well become a good team. They are not there just yet, as they once again could not hold a lead, and dropped a 2-1 decision to the Flyers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 33 reads 0 comments

  10. Holy Roli! Stat Trick: New York Isles 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

    Dwayne Roloson made a franchise record (and career high) 58 saves as the Islanders beat the Leafs, 4-3 in overtime at the Air Canada Centre. With the win, the Isles complete the franchise record-tying seven-game road trip with a 3-2-2 record...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 74 reads 4 comments

  11. Stat Trick: St. Louis Blues 3, New York Isles 2; Minnesota Wild 4, Isles 1

    It was a lost weekend in the Midwest for the Isles as they dropped back-to-back games on Friday and Saturday, dropping their record to 2-2-2 on this seven game trip and 8-8-7 on the season. On to the trick: 1...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  12. Stat Trick: Islanders Extend Point Streak to Five After 4-1 Win in Boston

    In perhaps their most solid effort of the season, the New York Islanders went into Boston on Monday night and pounded the Bruins, 4-1. The Isles have earned a point on all four games of their road trip (2-0-2) and are 3-0-2 in their last five overall...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  13. Stat Trick: Florida Panthers 5, New York Isles 4 (Shootout)

    How many two goal leads will the Islanders blow on this trip? It's now three, as the Isles have given away a lead of at least two goals in each of the three games. Saturday's blown lead results in the second shootout loss in the three games...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  14. Stat Trick: New York Isles 4, Carolina Hurricanes 3 (overtime)

    It was John Tavares early and Kyle Okposo late, as two of the key building blocks in the Islanders' rebuilding played leading roles as the Isles built, and blew a three-goal lead, before emerging victorious in overtime...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 81 reads 0 comments

  15. Stat Trick: Capitals 5, Isles 4 in Shootout

    Trent Hunter, playing for the first time in over a month, scored on a power play with 2:08 to play to force overtime, but in the eventual shootout, the Capitals got an 11th round goal ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 104 reads 0 comments

  16. Stat Trick: New York Islanders 6, Atlanta Thrashers 3

    After playing against the New Jersey Devils, facing almost anyone else would seem to be an easier test. The Atlanta Thrashers didn't seem to put up much of a fight as the Isles waltzed to a 6-3 victory...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  17. Stat Trick: Buffalo 3, Isles 0

    Marty Biron's first start as an Islander in Buffalo didn't go as well as his home start against Buffalo four days earlier. This time it was the Sabres with the shutout. On to the trick... 1...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  18. Stat Trick: New York Isles 3, Edmonton Oilers 1

    It took him 862 games, but Brendan Witt now has a two-goal game in the NHL. Oh yes, the Islanders have a four-game winning streak, too. On to the trick: 1. Witt scored twice in the second period to break a 1-1 tie...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 67 reads 0 comments

  19. Stat Trick: New York Isles 5, Buffalo Sabres 0

    At 2:00 am local time on Sunday, most of the United States and Canada will turn their clocks back. The Islanders beat them to it, turning their clocks back to the '70s and '80s with a shutout win over the Sabres...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  20. Stat Trick: New York Islanders 4, Washington Capitals 3 (overtime)

    The Islanders tied an NHL record by playing in their seventh October overtime game. It didn't last long, as Mark Streit converted a pass from John Tavares 53 seconds into the extra session to give the Isles a 4-3 overtime win in Washington...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  21. Stat Trick: New York Isles 3, New York Rangers 1

    Break up the Islanders! The Isles improve to 2-1-2 in their last five games by earning their first regulation win of the season, 3-1 over the rival Rangers. On to the trick... 1...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 82 reads 1 comments

  22. Stat Trick: Montreal Canadiens 3, New York Isles 2 (Overtime)

    As Yogi Berra once said, "It's deja vu all over again." Another game. Another overtime loss. On to the trick... 1. Former Islander Roman Hamrlik scored 1:32 into overtime to give Les Habitants the overtime victory...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  23. Stat Trick: Capitals 3, Isles 2 (overtime)

    Stop me if you've heard this one before. The Isles take a lead, even a multi-goal lead in the third period, but can't put it away. On to Groundhog Day, aka "the trick": 1. Brooks Laich scored 1:00 into overtime to give the Capitals a 3-2 win...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  24. Stat Trick: Montreal 5, Isles 1

    This one was not pretty. Entering tonight, neither team had won in regulation since last April 4th. However, tonight, the Isles never seemed to be in the game, except for a brief stretch in the third period...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 67 reads 0 comments

  25. Stat Trick: New York Isles 4, Carolina Hurricanes 3 (Shootout)

    The 1973-74 Islanders didn't have overtime, let alone a shootout. With the help from the extra, extra session the Islanders avoided tying the '73-'74 squad's club record of seven straight (0-3-4) ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Eric Hornick about over 4 years ago 38 reads 2 comments