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Isles Take It

Nashville, TN ( – Brock Nelson scored the game-winning goal during a wild third period as the New York Islanders sent the Nashville Predators to their fifth straight loss with a 4-3 decision. John Tavares and Nick Leddy each tallied a goal and an assist, Anders Lee also lit the lamp and Jaroslav Halak made 28 saves for the Islanders, ... Read More »

Giants tag DE Pierre-Paul

East Rutherford, NJ ( – The New York Giants assigned the non-exclusive franchise tag to defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul at Monday’s deadline as the team continues to attempt to work out a long-term deal with its top pass rusher. Pierre-Paul will earn a $14.8 million salary in 2015 as a franchise player, though the Giants now have until July 15 ... Read More »

Rangers Take Down Preds

New York, NY ( – Cam Talbot turned aside 25 shots to lead the New York Rangers in a 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Monday. New York pulled off several trades prior to Monday’s deadline, including bringing in defensemen Keith Yandle and Chris Summers, along with forward James Sheppard. Yandle made his debut on Monday and was minus-one ... Read More »

Former Knick Anthony Mason dead at 48

New York, NY ( – Former NBA star Anthony Mason died early Saturday morning. He was 48. Mason had suffered a massive heart attack earlier in the month. “First I want to think all those who offered prayers and well-wishes for my Father, our family really appreciates it,” Anthony Mason Jr. said in a statement obtained by the New York ... Read More »

Rangers remain hot, rally past Coyotes

New York, NY ( – Lee Stempniak’s second goal of the game, which came with 2:14 remaining, lifted the New York Rangers to a 4-3 come- from-behind victory over the Arizona Coyotes in a matchup of teams headed in opposite directions. Stempniak’s two scores and Chris Kreider’s second power-play tally of the night enabled the Rangers to overcome a 3-1 ... Read More »

Former Yankee Joba Chamberlain returns to Detroit

Lakeland, FL ( – Joba Chamberlain will return to the Detroit Tigers for the 2015 season. The right-hander joined the Tigers last year as a free agent and on Tuesday agreed to a second one-year deal with the team. “We are pleased that Joba is returning to our ballclub,” said Tigers president, CEO and general manager David Dombrowski in a ... Read More »

Celtics overwhelm Knicks with second-half surge

Boston, MA ( – Jonas Jerebko’s 20 points and a huge second- half run carried the Boston Celtics to a 115-94 win over the New York Knicks at TD Garden. Jerebko played a key role in a 34-6 swing overlapping the third and fourth quarters that turned a six-point Celtics’ deficit into a commanding 96-74 lead with 7:45 remaining. “We ... Read More »

Monahan, Flames edge Devils

Newark, NJ ( – Sean Monahan scored the game-winning goal early in the third period to lift the Calgary Flames to a much-needed 3-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday. Curtis Glencross and T.J. Brodie also lit the lamp and Karri Ramo made 26 saves for the Flames, who ended a three-game skid and vaulted into the second ... Read More »

Talbot, Rangers blank Flames

New York, NY ( – Kevin Hayes scored the game’s only goal early in the third period, keeping the New York Rangers surging with a 1-0 decision over the Calgary Flames at Madison Square Garden. Cam Talbot also helped the Rangers earn a point in a ninth straight game by coming up with 21 saves to record his fourth shutout ... Read More »

Islanders explode in third to top Coyotes

Uniondale, NY ( – Matt Martin, Johnny Boychuk, Kael Mouillierat and Brock Nelson scored third-period goals to give the New York Islanders a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday. Anders Lee also lit the lamp for the Islanders, who snapped a two-game losing streak. Chad Johnson made 27 saves. Mark Arcobello scored the lone goal for the Coyotes, ... Read More »