March 31, 2013

Isles Strong, but Pens Streak at 15

When it comes to playing a team on the kind of streak that the Pittsburgh Penguins are on right now, you couldn't have asked for more when it comes to the Isles play.

March 30, 2013

Visnovsky Returns with Two Year Pact

All we were saying was give us a chance.

Lubomir Visnovsky finally did that in the middle of February, reporting to the Isles after a 10 game absence due to either his son's illness or his reluctance to play for the team, whichever you prefer to believe.

March 27, 2013

Isles Playoff Push Road Trip Starts with Victory over Caps

The Islanders kicked off their road trip in a huge way on Tuesday night, defeating an opponent in the Washington Capitals that they are trying to fend off in their hopes to remain in the playoff conversation.

March 20, 2013

Isles Blow Golden Opportunity, Fall to Sens in Final Minute

For about 40 minutes everything was going extremely well for the Islanders as they appeared headed for another huge win in their attempt to propel themselves into playoff contention. Had the final 20 minutes gone any differently, we would be of a different mood.

March 17, 2013

Isles Hold on to Beat Panthers 4-3

In just a matter of minutes, the Islanders saw a game go from in the bag to up in the air against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.

After jumping out to a 3-0 lead and basically outplaying the Panthers in every area of the game, the team collapsed a bit in the third period, giving up three goals to the Panthers in 1:40 of game play. However, the Islanders would end up pulling this one out and avoided going to overtime to do so.

March 10, 2013

Isles Extend Home Points Streak to 5

The Islanders gave fans more hope to build on with a convincing 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday afternoon to give them a 5-game points streak at home, and put themselves one point out in the playoff picture with 23 games remaining.

March 7, 2013

With Playoff Atmosphere, Rangers Defeat Isles in OT

The real crime in the Islanders 2-1 overtime loss to the Rangers wasn't the penalty call on Michael Grabner - a stick to the midsection of a player with the puck in the vicinity will get called every time - it was the lack of many penalty calls at all, including a goose egg of calls on the Rangers.

March 6, 2013

Isles Continue Momentum, Prep for Rangers

It's amazing how much fan outlook can change over the span of a couple of games. But today, Islanders fans have plenty of reasons to feel good.

Once the buzzer sounded to conclude a 6-3 win over the East-leading Montreal Canadiens, fans began to look towards Thursday game with more hope.

March 3, 2013

Islanders Defeat Sens in Shootout; NYI FYI Podcast for March 3rd Up

The game between the Islanders and Senators on Sunday afternoon wasn't the most exciting game, but for the Islanders and their fans it was exciting enough that the team finally was able to secure a home win.

March 1, 2013

Isles Battle Back but Phaneuf, Leafs Win

The New York Islanders continued on with one of their more perplexing issues this season, losing 5-4 in overtime to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.