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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.
What is going on with the New York Islanders? That seems to be a popular question throughout the NHL. Despite being in the first wild card spot as of now, the Islanders are not playing playoff hockey. They have not had the start to the season they hoped for and they are in danger of being buried in the strong Eastern Conference if they do not make some changes. The Islanders are coming off only
The NHL has taken two skaters off the ice during overtimes this season, hoping 3-on-3 hockey will cut down on shootouts.
You want a Halloween panic? How about the Islanders waiting until minutes before Saturday afternoon’s game against the Devils at Prudential Center to announce their captain and star, John Tavares, was out for an undisclosed reason. Then watching as the Devils spent pretty much the whole of the first period running roughshod and taking a...
John Tavares found it difficult to enjoy his nomination as a Hart Trophy finalist on Wednesday. It was his second such honor in the last three years, and both have come after Islanders playoff seasons. But the first-round exit on Monday still lingered stronger for Tavares than the excitement of a ticket to Las Vegas for the June awards ceremony.
John Tavares was named a finalist for the Hart Trophy as the NHL's Most Valuable Player Wednesday, the second time in three seasons the Isles captain has been among the three finalists.
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UNIONDALE, N.Y., — New York Islanders captain John Tavares stood among a swarm of reporters, his shin guards still on more than 10 minutes after he sent the boisterous fans that crammed into the Nassau Coliseum streaming for the exits in pure ecstasy. He struggled to express the moment in words. Read full article >>
Center John Tavares scored just 15 seconds into overtime Sunday afternoon as New York Islanders edged the Washington Capitals 2-1 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at a delirious Nassau Coliseum.
Tavares nets winner
The reward for getting this year’s No. 1 selection gives teams the chance to hold the rights to the highest-touted prospect since Sidney Crosby.
As John Tavares strategized for his an offensive zone faceoff in Game 1 of the Islanders’ playoff series against the Capitals, Ryan Strome told Tavares he would score on the play, flashing a youthful bravado. After Tavares won the faceoff, Strome launched the puck into the top-left corner of the net, breaking into laughter upon seeing it go in.Read full article >>
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Ryan Strome may be a playoff neophyte, but his performance in Wednesday’s 4-1 win over Washington in the Islanders’ first-round series opener wasn’t all that surprising. The...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — He had one of the biggest buildups in junior hockey history, with one of those #LoseforThePotentialSavior Twitter hashtag movements to which Connor McDavid can now relate. The New York Islanders were the lucky losers of 2009, landing John Tavares with the first overall pick of the draft. As we know now, five years later, they may have hit the lottery with him but have yet t
It’s a good spring to be a Strome.
The Islanders' improvement on the ice this season -- and presumably combined with the fact this is their final season at Nassau Coliseum -- has inspired a big spike in merchandise sales at Fanatics.com.
John Tavares isn’t scared. Why would he be? In a Washington Capitals-New York Islanders series billed as “The Great Eight versus Johnny T,” expect the talented Isles captain to do everything in his power to capture top billing when all is said and done.
If all National Hockey League players were ranked by how important they are to their respective teams, John Tavares would be mighty high on the list. Actually, if he were not No. 1, you would have to ask for a review.
Somehow, the Islanders closed out their best season in three decades unable to close out a game they needed to secure home ice advantage in the playoffs.
Newsday picks the 15 biggest Islanders' regular-season moments at Nassau Coliseum, listed in chronological order.
John Tavares broke a tie with his 37th goal of the season early in the third period and the New York Islanders pulled away to beat the reeling Penguins, 3-1, in Pittsburgh on Friday night.
Saturday's Ontario Hockey League draft may lack the star power of recent years, but the Ottawa 67's are confident they can land a player to help them take the next step following a remarkable turnaround in 2014-15.
Daily Picks: Penguins can clinch vs. Islanders
It is of little consolation to the Flyers that they are playing looser in April. They will sit out the playoffs for the second time in the last three years.
The playoff chase in the NHL's Eastern Conference has gone from compelling to downright wacky. Five teams, fighting for four spots, are now separated by just three points after Tuesday's thrilling night of action. The race tightened significantly because of Ottawa's stirring rally from a three-goal deficit against Pittsburgh. The ...
What a wacky finish. In the span of ten minutes on Tuesday, the New York Islanders proved why they're not the most invincible 100-point team this season. The Islanders trailed the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-1, with eleven minutes left in the third period before mounting an impressive comeback to make it a two-goal game. With little over a minute left, Johnny Boychuk scored to bring them within
More than 10 weeks before the biggest day of Dylan Strome's hockey life - a.k.a. the 2015 NHL draft in Sunrise, Fla. -- a blue-and-white Maple Leafs jersey already has been made up in his honour, complete with his name and trademark No. 19 stitched neatly on the back.
With the playoffs just around the corner, depth is at an all-time premium for NHL teams getting set for what they hope will be long runs. That means a need for healthy bodies, balanced lineups and chemistry down the stretch. With a look at the forward ranks, defensive groups and the goaltenders for each of the top teams poised for the playoffs, we rank the deepest in the league at this point. Clic
Of all of the teams in contention for the NHL playoffs, it’s hard to think of another that has a singular player as important as John Tavares is to the...
John Tavares rose from his seat inside the Islanders' locker room. He answered the ensuing questions about his recent inability to score, about the team's recent offensive struggles and about how critical it is for both of those things to change.