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Islanders extend winning streak with victory over Florida

Sunrise, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Islanders gave up a goal, but extended their winning streak. Kyle Okposo scored the decisive shootout goal as the Islanders beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Friday. The second New York shooter, Okposo deked and slipped the puck past Roberto Luongo. Jaroslav Halak then turned away bids from Jussi Jokinen and Brad Boyes ... Read More »

Avs edge Rangers in SO

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Tanguay scored the decisive shootout goal as the visiting Colorado Avalanche topped the New York Rangers 4-3 on Thursday night. Tanguay hit the post late in overtime, but he wasn’t denied in the tiebreaker. The third shooter for Colorado, Tanguay faked a shot to get New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist down and roofed the ... Read More »

Rangers stop Penguins’ streak in rout

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Mats Zuccarello, Martin St. Louis and Kevin Klein all scored during a three-goal first period, and the New York Rangers sent the Pittsburgh Penguins’ seven-game win streak to a screeching halt with a 5-0 rout at Madison Square Garden. Rick Nash recorded a goal and two assists and Henrik Lundqvist turned back all 33 shots ... Read More »

Devils beat Wild, snap four-game skid

Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Mike Cammalleri scored the eventual game- winning goal midway through the second period and the New Jersey Devils snapped their losing steak with a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild. Tuomo Ruutu also potted a goal for the Devils, who ended a four-game skid despite going 0-for-6 on the power play prior to Travis Zajac’s empty-netter ... Read More »

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 »