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Halak, Islanders thump Avs

Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Islanders had payback on their minds when they took on the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday. Jaroslav Halak posted his second straight shutout and the Islanders claimed a 6-0 decision to avenge an earlier loss to the Avalanche. The Islanders traveled to Colorado on Oct. 30 and lost 5-0, their biggest margin of defeat ... Read More »

Bruins take down Devils

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Patrice Bergeron had a goal and two assists to lift the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils. Reilly Smith had a goal and an assist while Carl Soderberg and Seth Griffith also scored for the Bruins, who have won five straight. Tuukka Rask stopped 26 shots in the win. Travis Zajac ... Read More »

Oilers top Rangers

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Viktor Fasth stopped 20 shots to help the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-1 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Benoit Pouliot each posted a goal and an assist for the Oilers, who have won two straight after dropping four in a row. Teddy Purcell added an empty-net goal in the ... Read More »

Devils continue slide with loss in Detroit

Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Jimmy Howard stopped 15 shots and Detroit scored four consecutive times to record a 4-2 victory over New Jersey on Friday night at Joe Louis Arena. Jakub Kindl, Brendan Smith, Johan Franzen and Niklas Kronwall posted one score apiece for the Red Wings, who began a four-game homestand by erasing a three- game losing streak. Steve ... Read More »

Islanders edge Kings in SO

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Chad Johnson stopped 28-of-29 shots in regulation and denied both skaters he faced in the shootout to give the New York Islanders a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday. Johnson stopped Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter around Kyle Okposo’s shootout goal, and Frans Nielsen beat Jonathan Quick between the pads to seal ... Read More »

Blues hang on against Devils, win 7th straight

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Jake Allen was just three minutes and 25 seconds away from recording three consecutive shutouts but instead settled for a 24-save victory as St. Louis escaped with a 4-3 result over New Jersey in the back end of a home-and-home set. Allen made 24 saves to blank the Ducks on Oct. 30, then stopped 26 ... Read More »

Brassard leads Rangers past Red Wings in OT

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Derick Brassard scored the game-winning goal in overtime to send the New York Rangers to a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. After Pavel Datsyuk went off for tripping, New York’s Dan Girardi unleashed a blast from the point. Jonas Gustavsson made the initial save, but the rebound trickled across the ... Read More »

Isles edge Ducks in OT

Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – John Tavares scored his second goal 2:18 into overtime, lifting the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over an Anaheim Ducks team minus its two best players. The Islanders went on a power play in the extra session when Sami Vatanen elbowed Calvin de Haan. Tavares fired a wrist shot along the ice from the ... Read More »

Allen, Blues blank Devils

Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Jake Allen stopped 26 shots for his second shutout of the season to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils in the front end of a home-and-home set. Vladimir Tarasenko had the only goal of the game for the Blues, who have won six straight contests. “You just try ... Read More »

Blues beat Rangers in shootout

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Vladimir Tarasenko scored in the third round of the shootout to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers. Brian Elliott poked-checked the puck away from Rick Nash prior to Tarasenko skating in and wristing the puck into the left corner of the net past Cam Talbot for the win. ... Read More »