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Islanders Post-Game

Immediate reaction threads of "plus" and "minus" observations from New York Islanders games.

Rangers 6, Islanders 5 (OT): Eventful, but lead blown, point lost.

The Isles had familiar travails, though Patrick Roy was pleased with improvement in the 5-on-5 play.

Game 6 Reactions, Pictures: Papa Brock, Ledecky mosh, more after Isles dump Bruins

Sharing some favorite reactions, sights and sounds after the Islanders eliminated Boston to advance to the Stanley Cup semifinal.

Featured photo gallery: Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Islanders

Some of the best photos from the Isles’ big regulation win in Philly Feb. 9, 2017

Islanders 4, Bruins 2 [insta recap]: Thomas Greiss, Anders Lee prevent collapse

The Isles withstood a Bruins barrage to cling to victory after a 3-0 lead drifted.

Lightning 4, Islanders 1: Stamkos, Johnson’s power play goals stun Isles 

Andrew Ladd’s early season slump appears to be over but the Islanders’ struggle with special teams sinks them.

Frustrated Capuano: “We took 134 points out of our lineup.”

After Thursday’s loss to the Flyers, Islanders head coach Jack Capuano sounded as out of patience as the few people still paying to watch his team. Was one of his targets his GM?

Islanders 5, Maple Leafs 1: Dominant third period gives the Isles a huge win

Multipoint nights by Nelson, Prince, Leddy, Kulemin and Seidenberg give the Islanders a 5-1 victory in their first taste of the skillful, young Toronto Maple Leafs. 

Penguins 4, Islanders 2: Isles unable to solve Fleury

The offense finally came to life, only to be thwarted by a guy who had his job stolen last year.

Islanders 6, Wild 3: Tavares, Strome lead the Isles to third win of the season

Zach Parise scored his 300th NHL goal, but the Islanders, led by multipoint nights by John Tavares, Ryan Strome, and Anthony Beauvillier, spoiled Minnesota’s party. 

Youngblood 2: The Islanders Prospects Rise

Who has the best chance to be on the team opening night?

Isles-Lightning playoff series recapped by cats

The Islanders' season is over following a five-game series victory by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Here is every game in the series recapped in the form of cat pictures. We call them Re-Cats.

Martin Describes Why Hedman is So Tough

Victor Hedman turns you trying to be physical into him being up the ice.

Hamonic: 'Love being an Isle more than anything'

Whatever happens from here, Travis Hamonic will never be forgotten.

Frans: 'Always been proud to wear this jersey'

The longest serving Islander reflects on the team he's been affiliated with for 14 years.

Game 3: OT Hit Doesn't Change Last-Minute Failure

In the post-game interview, Jack Capuano expected a suspension from Brian Boyle's check on Thomas Hickey, but the Islanders lost their best chance to win Game 3 in the final minute of regulation.

Islanders-Lightning Game 2 Lessons

Analysis and reactions from Jack Capuano, Thomas Hickey, Frans Nielsen after Game 2 and how they might inform the approach in Game 3 of the Islanders-Lightning series.

Isles-Panthers series recapped by cats

Here is the final gallery of all six cats used during the Islanders series victory over the Florida Panthers.

Greiss, History: 6 Things about Game 5 2OT Win

The New York Islanders' second overtime win of the series had its own bits of history and impressive individual performances.

Game 4: Post-game Quotes, Pulock Injury

Ryan Pulock leaves with an injury and players, coaches react to a series tied and ready to go the distance.

Hear Hickey Yell 'BROCK!' for Pass on OT Winner

An otherwise boisterous building was tense and quiet as overtime lingered on. Which made for delicious player audio on Thomas Hickey's overtime winner in Game 3.

Game 2 Lessons: Good, bad and the ugly

In which we ponder the concerns, and the positive signs, after the Islanders Game 2 loss to the Panthers.

Good, Bad and Ugly: 5 Lessons from Game 1

The Isles weren't terrible but weren't great over the first two periods, with disturbing lapses yet impressive resilience we'd call "gritty" pre-2013 and "this is the crap I'm talking aboutf" in 2015-16.

Isles 15-16 regular season recapped by cats

Exclusively at our Facebook page, Lighthouse Hockey has been posting recaps of every Islanders game using cat pictures. We call them Re-Cats. Here is the final gallery of all 82 cats used this season.

Fear: Lee injury may be significant

The New York islanders' 4-1 win over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden may have been a costly one.

6 Notes/Charts from Isles Clutterbucking of MSG

Take a moment to relish a few more things about the New York Islanders' 6-4 win over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden.

All Star recap: Tavares & Metro trip, Scott shines

Islanders captain John Tavares and his fellow All Stars all took a back seat to unlikely man of the hour John Scott at the 2016 NHL All Star Game.

Tavares, Islanders Find a Way to Win

The New York Islanders found themselves down by two goals and reeling Thursday night against the Nashville Predators, but captain John Tavares sparked a run of four unanswered goals, including the game-winner. Of course.

Video: Tavares' Genius on Lee Goal vs. Predators

In appreciation of the genius and general nuisance that is John Tavares, this time as he shook the Predators defense to set up Anders Lee's goal.

Isles-Jets Notes: Ice, special teams, a backup

More notes and quotes as the New York Islanders broke in Barclays Center with a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

Final (OT): Hawks 3, Isles 2

The New York Islanders opened a new season and a new era in Brooklyn with a 3-2 OT loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

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New Beginnings: Isles Open Barclays Era vs. Hawks

The New York Islanders open a new season and a new era in Brooklyn against the Stanley Cup champions.

Preseason: NYI 2, NJD 1, Media Food 0

The New York Islanders won their second preseason game at Barclays, with some regulars picking up goals and some youngsters throwing some hits.