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Islanders Post-Game

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

Tossed into the Fire, Mayfield, Donovan Step Up

The biggest worry heading into Game 6 was the Islanders having to use a pair of green defensemen. But Scott Mayfield and Matt Donovan did their jobs well.

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Isles-Caps Game 4: Caps tie series with OT win

The New York Islanders missed on four power plays that could have changed a tight game. Instead, Nicklas Backstrom's overtime goal won the game 2-1 and tied the series 2-2.

Islanders-Capitals Game 3 Stats Recap: Much better

After a horrid Game 2, the Islanders responded with a much better game (though it didn't show up in goals column) en route to a 2-1 victory over the Capitals in Game 3.

Isles-Caps: 5 themes from Game 3

The New York Islanders' Game 3 win over the Washington Capitals was at turns an impressive effort, a poetic ending, and an alarming scare from their scary goalie.

Capitals 4, Islanders 3 [Game 2 Stats]

The scoreline flattered the New York Islanders, who had arguably their worst performance of the season in Game 2.

5 Themes from Game 1: Youth, goalies, structure...

Earlier we covered the game details and turning points of the New York Islanders' 4-1 Game 1 win over the Washington Capitals. Now here are some themes to watch from tonight and as the series continues.

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Islanders-Capitals Game 1: Isles strike first

The Islanders rode goals from their youngsters and disciplined play throughout the lineup to a 4-1 road victory in Game 1.

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Fan Reflections: My last game at the Coliseum

It's taken a bit of time to collect my thoughts, but for many people, myself included, the reality we have known for two years did not become real until we arrived for the regular season finale at Nassau Coliseum

Isles 2014-15 Regular Season, Recapped by Cats

All season exclusively at our Facebook page, Lighthouse Hockey has been posting recaps of every game using cat pictures. We call them Re-Cats. Here is the final gallery of all 81 cats used this season.

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The Islanders are correcting how the Coliseum will be remembered.

"You knew they were going to come. That's the trademark of the Islanders at this place. They just keep coming."
Jimmy Howard describes his impre...

Halak breaks Isles single season wins record

With a 2-1 win over Calgary, Jaroslav Halak sits atop the Islanders record book with his 33rd win of the season, the most for a goalie in a single season with the club. He breaks a four way tie with Billy Smith, Rick DiPietro and Chris Osgood.

Islanders 6, Blue Jackets 3 - [Game #56 Stats]

Red Wings 4, Islanders 1 (Game #49 Stats Recap)

A Corsi recap of the Islanders loss in Detroit.

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Islanders vs. Rangers: 2014-15 Chapter 3

Battling near the top of the Metro Division, the Islanders and Rangers take their rivalry to a snowy Nassau Coliseum, this time with Kyle Okposo on IR.

Islanders at Canadiens - Corsis, Stars and Goats

The Islanders actually controlled possession through the first two periods but were still behind in the score before getting thoroughly outplayed in the third.

Islanders Make Themselves at Home at MSG

The New York Islanders posted a 3-0 shutout win over their crosstown rivals Monday night. But are the Islanders really better than the defending Eastern Conference-champion New York Rangers?

Memes 'n Tweets: Reactions to Isles 3-0 win at MSG

A collection of celebrations, clips, history and other curiosities from social media after the Islanders' 3-0 win over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden.

NYI at NYR: Game 43 Corsis, Stars and Goats

The fancy stats prevailed in the end as the Islanders dominated all three periods of play in route to a 3-0 shoot out over their rivals.

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The Scratches' Lament

Strait pointed out that the backup goalie often "looks gassed" after practice because he has to handle so many shots from teammates. Johnson said of Strait: "I'm sort of with him, out there after p...
Chad Johnson and Brian Strait di...

Video: Capuano, Tavares, de Haan on OT win

Video and text excerpts as Jack Capuano, John Tavares and Calvin de Haan discuss the Islanders' 3-2 OT win in New Jersey.

Anatomy of a 5v3: Nelson, Strome key to JT goal

To the anxiety of fans, and despite winning the opening faceoff, the Islanders didn't get a shot on goal until 1:11 into their full two-minute five-on-three, when John Tavares scored. But the setup was brilliant and worth the wait.

The Isles Comeback, and that Coliseum Magic Thing

The Isles outplayed the Tampa Bay Lightning for 60 minutes and were rewarded for their efforts in dramatic fashion at Nassau Coliseum. New York is now 13-3 at home this season.

Video: Capuano on defense, Visnovsky on winner

The Islanders coach discussed the defense and the overall team effort, while Visnovsky recalled his game-winner in a big victory over the toughest of opponents.

Isles-Blues Postscript: Notes from St. Louis

Some extra thoughts from seeing the Islanders face the Blues in St. Louis and chatting with some traveling Isles fans.

[Video] Cappy happy, Halak stoic after 1-0 win

The New York Islanders won their 15th game Monday. So naturally head coach Jack Capuano was pleased, and shutout-winner Jaroslav Halak was stoic.

[Battle Level Report] NYI 4, FLA 3 (*SO)

Immediate reactions after the New York Islanders lost a two-goal lead in Florida but salvaged both points via the shootout.

[Battle Level Report] Isles 6, Avs 0

The New York Islanders returned the favor and then some on the Colorado Avalanche. All Battle Level metrics are satisfactory.

[Battle Level] NYI 1, ARZ 0: Nielsen wins it late

Jaroslav Halak got his first shutout as a New York Islander in a 1-0 win in Arizona to finish a 3-2 road trip.

WPG 4, NYI 3 Battle Level Report: Not smaht enough

After bailing themselves out from Nikolay Kulemin's major penalty, the Islanders shot themselves in the foot again in a 4-3 loss.

Capuano Post-Game: Turnovers? We'll take the W's

The New York Islanders won 7-5 over the Dallas Stars, the kind of final that you'd think might make a coach angry despite the two points. But Jack Capuano was forgiving of the mistakes and the bounces.

Battle Level Report: NYI 7, Frans 3, Stars 5

Immediate reactions to a crazy night at Nassau Coliseum, capped by a Frans Nielsen hat trick.

Battle Level Report: Leafs 5, Isles 2, Battle 0

Immediate reactions to the New York Islanders' second loss of the season, 5-2 to the Toronto Maple Leafs.