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Flyers confident heading into tough back-to-back

philly.com - Dec 9, 2015

The Flyers believe if they continue to play the way they did Tuesday night, they're going to win most of their games.

Ian Laperriere "It's been a while, so I'm looking forward to it,"

Okposo, Halak lift Islanders past Flyers in shootout

washingtontimes.com - Dec 8, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The streaking Islanders weren't at their best and they still managed to pull out a victory. Kyle Okposo had the only goal of the shootout, Frans Nielsen scored twice in regulation and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 Tuesday night. Jaroslav Halak made 43 ...

Jaroslav Halak "It’s obviously a big two points for us, but we’ve got to play better,"
Kyle Okposo "We’re going to have to be better than that to win every night in this league, and we know that,"
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Flyers fall to Islanders in a shootout

philly.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Flyers overcame a shaky start by goalie Steve Mason and played one of their best offensive games of the season Tuesday.

Claude Giroux "We played the way we want to play, We were pretty consistent, but when you don't get the two points, it's not a good feeling."
Wayne Simmonds "I didn't kick it, I just put my foot down to stop it, but it's not my decision, obviously; it's their decision."
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Flyers fall to Islanders in shootout

mcall.com - Dec 8, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Okposo scored the only goal of the shootout, Frans Nielsen scored twice in regulation and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 Tuesday night.Jaroslav Halak had 43 saves through overtime and stopped all three Flyers attempts in the tiebreaker, and Brock...

Isles' Okposo beats Flyers with SO highlight

cbssports.com - Dec 8, 2015

Isles' Okposo beats Flyers with SO highlight

Islanders nip Flyers in shootout after blowing two-goal lead

nypost.com - Dec 8, 2015

PHILADELPHIA— All of that talk about the Islanders being more defensively responsible, well, that all went out the window on Tuesday night. Instead, it was a regular old Islanders-style shootout, one in which they managed to blow a two-goal second-period lead only find a way to sneak out a 4-3 shootout win over the Flyers...

jack capuano "I think we’ve played real structured defensively, I think good defense leads to offense. That’s always what we try to stress here."
John Tavares "The game is tight, especially in the East, I find, obviously a credit to our goaltending."
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Willes: Perspective has come with age for Todd Bertuzzi

theprovince.com - Dec 8, 2015

In his rookie season with the New York Islanders, Todd Bertuzzi would often catch a ride to practice with Isles veteran Derek King. King was then in his 10th season on Long Island, and standing on the 16th tee of his pro career. Like Bertuzzi, King had been a first-round draft pick and tabbed as a future star. Unlike Bertuzzi, he had a sense of perspective about the game and its fleeting nature, a

Questions surround Lecavalier; Flyers face streaking Isles

philly.com - Dec 8, 2015

Vinny Lecavalier, who has been a healthy scratch most of the season, is apparently injured.

Flyers' MacDonald wants to prove he's NHL-ready

philly.com - Dec 7, 2015

After injuries to two defensemen and a suspension to Radko Gudas, Andrew MacDonald has returned to the Flyers. Promoted from the Phantoms, MacDonald practiced with the Flyers in Voorhees on Monday and replaced the injured Luke Schenn, who is expected to miss two weeks.

New York Islanders rolling out the hits [Photos]

ottawasun.com - Dec 5, 2015

The majority of ice served on the Senators charter to New York after Saturday's game was expected to come in bags, not glasses.

Mika Zibanejad returns to lineup, Andrew Hammond still out

ottawasun.com - Dec 5, 2015

The Senators will welcome back one of the wounded Saturday night.

Blues 'shocked' that Parayko returned after leg injury

stltoday.com - Dec 5, 2015

After leaving the ice, he missed only a shift or two

Alex Pietrangelo "It was scary, Obviously something going on in that blood, the kid is a machine. He gets back up, comes back and plays. I was surprised. I was getting ready to play five (defensemen) the rest of the way."
Kevin Shattenkirk "It looks almost like an old college barn,"
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Nielsen, Okposo lift Islanders to 2-1 SO win over Blues

washingtontimes.com - Dec 4, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo scored in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night. Mikhail Grabovski tied it early in the third period for the Islanders, and Thomas Greiss, making his third start ...

Karlsson scores in OT, Senators rally to beat Islanders 3-2

bostonherald.com - Dec 4, 2015

OTTAWA, Ontario — Although Erik Karlsson isn't the biggest fan of 3-on-3 hockey, he came through in the frenetic overtime to cap the Ottawa Senators' big comeback win on Saturday night.The defenseman finished off a cross-ice pass from Bobby Ryan at 3:34 of the extra period to lift the Senators to a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.Mike Hoffman tied it with 37 seconds left i

jack capuano "There's a lot of things that happen in a game, You can't fault the guys for their effort, but the way that it unfolded at the end, it had nothing to do with their work ethic or their structure. They (Senators) just got the bounces that they needed."

Blues ready for first game at 'strange' Barclays Center

stltoday.com - Dec 4, 2015

There is a Honda SUV on display at the rink - in the front row

Kevin Shattenkirk "He's someone we're really pulling for to get a win, I don't think we've really played our best in front of him lately. Even the other night when he comes in against Florida and stands on his head, he gave us a chance to stay in the game."

Gameday: Ottawa Senators take on New York Islanders

ottawasun.com - Dec 4, 2015

THOSE WERE THE DAYS

Preview: Blues at Islanders

stltoday.com - Dec 4, 2015

It's the first trip to Brooklyn for the Blues to face the Islanders.

Nielsen, Okposo lift Islanders to 2-1 SO win over Blues

bostonherald.com - Dec 3, 2015

NEW YORK — Two days after beating their division rival in a shootout, the New York Islanders went to the tiebreaker again to down one of the top teams in the Western Conference.Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo scored in the shootout to lift the Islanders to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night for New York's fourth straight win.

Kevin Shattenkirk "We played a strong game, just didn't get the win, We had a lot of chances. Their goalie was really good."
jack capuano "Our guys played well tonight defensively, gave up a few chances in the second, Greiss made some big saves for us that held the score where it was."

Morning 3-on-3: Have the Isles caught the Rangers?

espn.go.com - Dec 3, 2015

Morning 3-on-3: Have the Isles caught the Rangers?

Rangers-Islanders rivalry doesn’t disappoint in Brooklyn debut

nypost.com - Dec 3, 2015

Something old, something new; something borrowed, something blue. This was Islanders 2, Rangers 1 in a shootout at Barclays on Wednesday in the first interborough hockey game in the history of our city, and it was one that honored both sides. Something old was represented by the rivalry itself that dates back to the Islanders’...

Marc Staal "[The rivalry] definitely adds another element to the game, You’re emotionally involved before you step on the ice."
alain vigneault "Are they still called the Islanders?"

Rangers lose to Isles in first visit to Brooklyn

cbssports.com - Dec 3, 2015

Rangers lose to Isles in first visit to Brooklyn

Okposo's shootout goal lifts Islanders past Rangers, 2-1

washingtontimes.com - Dec 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Two months into the New York Islanders' first season in Brooklyn, a visit from the crosstown-rival New York Rangers provided the most raucous atmosphere in their new home. Kyle Okposo scored the only goal in the shootout to lift the Islanders to a 2-1 victory Wednesday ...

Jaroslav Halak "The atmosphere of the game, that was the best we had all year, It’s always fun to play against the Rangers. It’s a big rivalry for both teams. Obviously I’m glad that we came out on top."
Dan Girardi "It was a game we needed for ourselves. A nice, good rivalry in a new building. A lot of hostility, good fans here - half and half - and it was good atmosphere for us to be in to get our game going, We were doing all the little things right. We didn’t get the two points but I think we’re pretty happy with our effort tonight."
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Wednesday picks: Islanders choice at home

cbssports.com - Dec 2, 2015

Wednesday picks: Islanders choice at home

Jets unconcerned about Hamonic's request for a trade from the Islanders

winnipegfreepress.com - Dec 1, 2015

As the Travis Hamonic situation continues to linger for the New York Islanders, others like the Winnipeg Jets are unable to ignore the fallout. The report about the Islanders defenceman surfaced in November, courtsey of Sportsnet’s Eliotte Friedman, stating that Hamonic had asked for a...

Isles top Avs on Clutterbuck's clutch goal

cbssports.com - Nov 30, 2015

Isles top Avs on Clutterbuck's clutch goal

Matt Duchene, John Tavares linked history goes back to 2009 NHL draft

denverpost.com - Nov 30, 2015

John Tavares and Matt Duchene are forever linked by going at the top of the 2009 NHL draft - Tavares No. 1 to the Islanders and Duchene No. 3 to the Avalanche.

John Tavares "It's different. It's just that everything is so much more new. It's a different type of routine and it's something we're still settling in with. Our fans have been great, so obviously they're adjusting as well. It's nice to have some of these amenities we have now."

John Tavares leads Islanders past Lightning, 3-2

nydailynews.com - Nov 28, 2015

The New York Islanders had struggled to score on road power plays so far this season.

jack capuano "I had faith in our power play, We had a couple of good ones in the last nine periods of hockey we played, but we didn’t have the results that we had (tonight). Fortunately, tonight we got the bounces that we needed."
John Tavares "A lot of things haven’t been bouncing our way, but we’ve been really working for everything we’ve been getting, We’re getting timely goals and certainly we seem to be getting better as the game goes on."
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Frei: NHL must move to increase the action

denverpost.com - Nov 28, 2015

The NHL needs two things. More scoring. And more scoring chances. Those aren't original thoughts, but I've seen and covered 1-0 NHL games that were exhilarating, full of scoring chances and during which you had the feeling you'd better not blink.

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Panthers top Islanders in nine-goal shootout

cbssports.com - Nov 27, 2015

Panthers top Islanders in nine-goal shootout

Isles fall to Panthers as Barkov scores winner in shootout

nydailynews.com - Nov 27, 2015

Aleksander Barkov scored the winner in a five-round shootout and the Florida Panthers beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Friday night.

jack capuano "It just seemed like goals kept coming, Fortunately for them they got the one they needed."
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