New York Islanders

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| 08/27/2015 12:57 AM
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Okposo and the Islanders have begun talks on a new contract, according to Islanders Point Blank.
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| 08/24/2015 4:14 PM
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Carkner signed a professional tryout contract with the Islanders on Monday.
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| 08/24/2015 4:08 PM
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Boulton signed a professional tryout contract with the Islanders on Monday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
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| 07/17/2015 12:23 PM
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Leblanc agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Islanders on Friday, Brian Compton of NHL.com reports.
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| 07/14/2015 7:41 PM
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Halmo has accepted his qualifying offer from the Islanders, reports Arthur Staple of Newsday.
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| 07/14/2015 7:38 PM
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Czuczman has accepted his qualifying offer from the Islanders, reports Arthur Staple of Newsday.
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| 07/10/2015 6:54 PM
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Dal Colle is being told that he has a chance to begin the season with the Islanders, according to Islanders Point Blank.
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| 07/02/2015 1:48 PM
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Wright signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Islanders on Thursday.
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| 07/02/2015 1:45 PM
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Kearns signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Islanders on Thursday.
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| 07/02/2015 1:40 PM
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Holmstrom signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Islanders on Thursday.
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| 07/02/2015 11:39 AM
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Florek signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Islanders on Thursday.
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| 07/02/2015 10:39 AM
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Whitney signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Islanders on Wednesday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
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| 07/01/2015 12:59 PM
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Hickey signed a three-year deal with the Islanders worth $6.6 million on Wednesday, NHL.com reports.
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| 07/01/2015 12:30 PM
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Greiss signed a two-year, $3 million deal with the Islanders on Wednesday, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports.
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| 06/30/2015 4:35 PM
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Lee signed a four-year, $15 million contract extension with the Islanders on Tuesday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak had his best game of the series in Game 6 to help New York strave off elimination, beating Washington, 3-1, on Saturday in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. | 04/25/2015 6:18 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak had his best game of the series in Game 6 to help New York strave off elimination, beating Washington, 3-1, on Saturday in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.
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Impact
Halak made 38 saves on 39 shots in what could be the final game at the Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders will have to win Game 7 on Monday in order to ensure more home games. Halak has a .913 save percentage and a 2.61 GAA in the series.
Islanders center John Tavares scored his second goal of the playoffs to help New York avoid elimination as the Islanders beat the Capitals, 6-2, in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Saturday. | 04/25/2015 6:13 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored his second goal of the playoffs to help New York avoid elimination as the Islanders beat the Capitals, 6-2, in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Saturday.
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Impact
Tavares also had an assist on the game-winning goal from Nikolay Kulemin in the third period. The, 3-1, victory for the Islanders forces a Game 7 in Washington on Monday.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak was pulled in Game 5 on Thursday night. | 04/23/2015 9:35 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak was pulled in Game 5 on Thursday night.
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Impact
He allowed five goals on 35 shots before being lifted in the third period. Halak will be back in net for a do-or-die Game 6.
Islanders center Casey Cizikas scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's Game 3 loss versus Washington. | 04/21/2015 10:43 PM
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Islanders center Casey Cizikas scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's Game 3 loss versus Washington.
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Impact
He score in the first period to tie the game 1-1, but New York fell in OT. Cizikas also recorded four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night.
Islanders center John Tavares was the hero during Sunday's Game 3 OT win over the Capitals. | 04/19/2015 3:07 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares was the hero during Sunday's Game 3 OT win over the Capitals.
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Impact
Tavares scored just 15 seconds into the extra session. He also had four shots and a plus-two rating.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored his first goal of the 2015 NHL playoffs in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals versus the Capitals on Friday. | 04/17/2015 9:49 PM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored his first goal of the 2015 NHL playoffs in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals versus the Capitals on Friday.
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Impact
Okposo scored to give the Islanders back their two-goal lead after Karl Alzner scored for Washington, but the Capitals scored three unanswered goals to end the game. Okposo was minus-one with three shots on goal.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves in the, 4-1, victory over the Capitals in Game 1 on Wednesday. | 04/15/2015 10:31 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves in the, 4-1, victory over the Capitals in Game 1 on Wednesday.
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Impact
Halak wasn't tested much and only game up a goal towards the end of the first period. He helped the Islanders kill two penalties as well. Halak was 28-17-4 this season.
Islanders forward Brock Nelson had his first multi-goal game for the first time since Opening night. | 04/15/2015 10:26 PM
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Islanders forward Brock Nelson had his first multi-goal game for the first time since Opening night.
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Impact
What a time for Nelson to have one of his best games of the season. He scored the first goal of the game, which really set the tone for Game 1. Washington wasn't the same team after Nelson's score. Inside of two minutes left in regulation, Nelson sprinted down ice to help his team avoid icing and then scored on the empty net. The Islanders beat the Capitals in Game 1, 4-1.
Islanders center John Tavares had two points on Saturday in the season finale, but that wasn't enough to win the Art Ross Trophy. | 04/11/2015 10:49 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares had two points on Saturday in the season finale, but that wasn't enough to win the Art Ross Trophy.
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Impact
Tavares had a goal and an assist, but Stars' Jamie Benn recorded a hat trick and added an assist to pass Tavares by one point. Still, Tavares had a great season with 38 goals and 48 assists, playing in all 82 games.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak defeated the Penguins on Friday night. | 04/10/2015 9:30 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak defeated the Penguins on Friday night.
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Impact
Halak made 37 saves on 38 shots. He is now a solid 38-17-3 on the season. He will likely get the final game off, as New York heads into postseason play.
Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal during Friday's win over Pittsburgh. | 04/10/2015 9:29 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal during Friday's win over Pittsburgh.
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Impact
He keeps trucking along and now has 37 goals and 84 points through 81 games this season.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored two goals during Tuesday's loss against the Flyers. | 04/07/2015 9:42 PM
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Islanders winger Anders Lee scored two goals during Tuesday's loss against the Flyers.
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Impact
His second goal tied the game with under 30 seconds left, however the Islanders squandered the game with just over two seconds left. Lee now has 25 goals and 41 points through 74 games this season.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak earned a shutout Saturday versus Buffalo. | 04/04/2015 9:43 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak earned a shutout Saturday versus Buffalo.
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Impact
He faced just 21 shots on goal, but did enough not to let a goal by. Halak is now an impressive 37-16-3 overall.
Islanders center John Tavares had a goal and an assist in the loss to the Blue Jackets on Thursday. | 04/02/2015 9:48 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares had a goal and an assist in the loss to the Blue Jackets on Thursday.
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Impact
This was a costly loss for the Islanders, who are trying to stay in front of the Penguins for second place in the Metropolitian Division. New York led, 3-1, but allowed two goals in the final nine minutes and lost in the shootout. Tavares was still productive, though, and he has 35 goals and 44 assists in 78 games this season.
Islanders forward Brock Nelson scored a goal during Sunday's victory over the Red Wings. | 03/29/2015 7:42 PM
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Islanders forward Brock Nelson scored a goal during Sunday's victory over the Red Wings.
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Impact
Nelson has had a solid campaign, with 19 goals, 41 points, and a plus-eight rating through 77 games.
Islanders center John Tavares led New York with four shots on net Saturday versus the Ducks, but he still finished minus-two in the game. | 03/28/2015 7:15 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares led New York with four shots on net Saturday versus the Ducks, but he still finished minus-two in the game.
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Impact
Tavares a now minus-three this season. He has 74 points in 76 games, falling off the pace to lead the league in scoring. Sidney Crosby has 78 points, which is the most in the NHL.
Islanders center John Tavares scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Wild. | 03/24/2015 9:46 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored the team's lone goal during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Wild.
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Impact
Hehalso had an impressive eight shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Tavares now has 34 goals and 74 points through 74 games this season.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak earned a shutout Saturday versus New Jersey. | 03/21/2015 9:26 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak earned a shutout Saturday versus New Jersey.
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Impact
He stopped all 26 shots on goal, and is now 35-15-1 on the season.
New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Devils. | 03/21/2015 9:25 PM
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New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic recorded two points during Saturday's victory against the Devils.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots, two penalty minutes and a plus-two rating on the night. Hamonic now has five goals and 29 points overall.
Islanders left winger Nikolai Kulemin scord the team's lone goal during Tuesday's loss to the Blackhawks. | 03/18/2015 9:58 AM
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Islanders left winger Nikolai Kulemin scord the team's lone goal during Tuesday's loss to the Blackhawks.
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Impact
Kulemin has had a decent campaign, with 13 goals and 26 points through 72 games overall.
Islanders forward Josh Bailey scored New York's lone goal in the, 3-1, loss to the Canadiens on Saturday. | 03/14/2015 9:58 PM
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Islanders forward Josh Bailey scored New York's lone goal in the, 3-1, loss to the Canadiens on Saturday.
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Impact
Bailey has 15 goals and 22 assists this season.
Islanders forward Tyler Kennedy scored the team's lone goal Friday against Ottawa. | 03/13/2015 9:46 PM
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Islanders forward Tyler Kennedy scored the team's lone goal Friday against Ottawa.
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Impact
Kennedy also had three shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. He now has six goals and 12 points through 28 games.
Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy will miss two weeks according to New York Newsday. | 03/11/2015 12:54 PM
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Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy will miss two weeks according to New York Newsday.
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Impact
Leddy did not play on Tuesday after he was injured versus the Maple Leafs on Monday. Leddy has 10 goals and 19 assists in 68 games this season.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal his team's only goal in the, 2-1, loss on Tuesday against the Rangers. | 03/10/2015 9:40 PM
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Islanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal his team's only goal in the, 2-1, loss on Tuesday against the Rangers.
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Impact
Lee has been quite a find for fantasy owners this season as he has 23 goals and 15 assists. He is also plus-16 in 63 games.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (detached retina) has been activated off injured reserve. | 03/10/2015 2:28 PM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (detached retina) has been activated off injured reserve.
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Impact
Okposo suffered a detatched retina in late January. Okposo has 44 points in 46 games this season so make sure to get him back in your lineup as he should be back on the top line relatively quickly.
Islanders center John Tavares scored the game-winning overtime goal versus the Maple Leafs on Monday. | 03/09/2015 10:45 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored the game-winning overtime goal versus the Maple Leafs on Monday.
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Impact
New York scored two goals within 30 seconds of each other in the third period to tie the game at three, and then the Islanders won it on Tavares' 33rd goal of the season. Tavares also had an assist in the game and has 39 of those on the season.
Islanders center John Tavares recorded three points during Saturday's shootout loss against the Panthers. | 03/07/2015 9:48 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares recorded three points during Saturday's shootout loss against the Panthers.
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Impact
He recorded a goal and two assists, along with four shots and a plus-two rating. Tavares now has 31 goals, 70 points, and 40 penalty minutes through 67 games this season.
Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy had a goal and an assist in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Thursday. | 03/05/2015 11:15 PM
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Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy had a goal and an assist in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Thursday.
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Impact
Leddy picked up a power-play point, assisting Anders Lee's goal on the man advantage and then scored himself in the third. Leddy has eight goals and 18 assists with a plus-17 rating in 66 games this season.
Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal and an assist in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Thursday. | 03/05/2015 10:44 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal and an assist in the, 4-3, victory over the Predators on Thursday.
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Impact
Taraves started the scoring with a goal and then assisted Anders Lee's power-play goal. Tavares has 30 goals and 35 assists in 66 games this season.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Stars. | 03/04/2015 11:17 AM
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Islanders winger Anders Lee scored a goal during Tuesday's loss against the Stars.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Bailey now has 21 goals, 32 points, and a plus-11 rating through 54 games.
Islanders center Ryan Strome scored a goal during Friday's victory over the Flames. | 02/27/2015 9:40 PM
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Islanders center Ryan Strome scored a goal during Friday's victory over the Flames.
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Impact
Strome has had a great season, with 14 goals, 40 points, 39 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 63 games.
Islanders forward Brock Nelson recorded two points during Tuesday's win over the Coyotes. | 02/24/2015 9:48 PM
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Islanders forward Brock Nelson recorded two points during Tuesday's win over the Coyotes.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, with five shots and a plus-two rating. Nelson is having a dolid season, woith 17 goals, 36 points, 22 penalty minutes, and a plus-six rating through 62 games.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak had a rough game on Sunday versus the Canucks. | 02/22/2015 8:42 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak had a rough game on Sunday versus the Canucks.
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Impact
Halak allowed three goals, all coming in the second period. Two of them were power-play goals. With the loss, Halak dropped to 32-13-0 on the season.
Islanders center Ryan Strome scored a goal in a losing effort, Saturday versus Washington. | 02/21/2015 5:52 PM
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Islanders center Ryan Strome scored a goal in a losing effort, Saturday versus Washington.
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Impact
Strome also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating in the game, but it was not enough, as the Islanders fell in a shootout. He should be owned everywhere, with 13 goals, 56 points, 37 penalty minutes, and a plus-20 rating through 60 games this season.Travis Hamonic also lit the lamp for New York on Saturday afternoon.
Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy had a goal and two assists to help New York scored five goals on the top fantasy goalie this season. | 02/19/2015 9:54 PM
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Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy had a goal and two assists to help New York scored five goals on the top fantasy goalie this season.
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Impact
Leddy had two assists in the first period and then scored in the third to put New York ahead, 4-2. They ended up beating Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators, 5-2. Leddy has eight goals and 17 assists this season.
Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's victory over the Predators. | 02/19/2015 9:50 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's victory over the Predators.
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Impact
It was an impressive victory over the top team from the Western Conference. New York jumped out to a, 3-0, lead with Tavares scoring the third Islanders' goal of the first period. It came on the power play. Tavares also assisted Josh Bailey's goal in the final period. He has 29 goals and 31 assists in 59 games this season.
Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski left Thursday's game in the first period with an apparent head injury. | 02/19/2015 7:28 PM
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Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski left Thursday's game in the first period with an apparent head injury.
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Impact
Predators left winger Eric Nystrom hit Grabovski and knocked him to the ice. It was unclear live or on the replay whether Nystrom led with his elbow or shoulder, but he definitely hit Grabovski in the chin. The training staff initially brought out a stretcher for Grabovski, but he managed to skate to the locker room.
Islanders backup goalie Chad Johnson made 37 saves in the victory on Tuesday against the Hurricanes. | 02/17/2015 10:23 PM
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Islanders backup goalie Chad Johnson made 37 saves in the victory on Tuesday against the Hurricanes.
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Impact
Johnson faced 38 shots and stopped all of them but one. He is 7-7-0 as a backup to Jaroslav Halak this season.
Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's game versus the Hurricanes. | 02/17/2015 9:37 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's game versus the Hurricanes.
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Impact
Tavares assisted Anders Lee's power-play goal in the first period and then finished the game with an empty-net score. Tavares has 28 goals and 30 assists this season.
Islanders forward Ryan Strome scored twice during Monday's loss to the Rangers. | 02/16/2015 9:42 PM
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Islanders forward Ryan Strome scored twice during Monday's loss to the Rangers.
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Impact
Strome also registered two shots on goal and a plus-two rating on the night. He now has 12 goals, 37 points, a plus-16 rating through 57 games this season. He is worth owning everywhere.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo is still not skating according to New York Newsday. | 02/15/2015 9:39 AM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo is still not skating according to New York Newsday.
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Impact
Okposo suffered a detatched retina in late January, and he isn't projected to return until at least the middle of March. Therefore, it isn't too much of a surprise that he hasn't skated in practice. Okposo has 44 points in 46 games this season.
Islanders forward Josh Bailey had just a spectacular statistical game versus the Blue Jackets on Saturday. | 02/14/2015 10:08 PM
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Islanders forward Josh Bailey had just a spectacular statistical game versus the Blue Jackets on Saturday.
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Impact
Bailey had two goals, an assist and a plus-four rating. All his points came on even strength. Bailey has 11 goals and 17 assists with a plus-11 rating in 44 games this season.
Islanders center John Tavares had two goals and two assists to lead New York over Columbus, 6-3. | 02/14/2015 10:00 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares had two goals and two assists to lead New York over Columbus, 6-3.
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Impact
Tavares assisted both of Josh Bailey's goals in the first period and then added two of his own goals to give the Islanders insurance in the third period. Tavares has 26 goals and 29 assists in 56 games this season.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak defeated Toronto on Thursday nght. | 02/12/2015 9:48 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak defeated Toronto on Thursday nght.
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Impact
He stopped 32-of-34 shots on goal, and raised his record to 30-11-0. Halak needs to be in all lineups.
Islanders winger Anders Lee had a productive night on Thursday. | 02/12/2015 9:43 PM
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Islanders winger Anders Lee had a productive night on Thursday.
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Impact
Lee scored scored twice, had seven shots on goal, and was plus-two on the nght. He now has 18 goals and 24 points through 49 games.
Islanders right wing Colin McDonald had a goal and an assist versus the Oilers on Tuesday. | 02/10/2015 9:44 PM
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Islanders right wing Colin McDonald had a goal and an assist versus the Oilers on Tuesday.
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Impact
McDonald had just one shot on goal but scored and assisted Casey Cizikas' game-winner in the third period. McDonald is not fantasy relevant, however, with just two goals and an assist in four games.
Islanders right wing Colin McDonald had a goal and an assist versus the Oilers on Tuesday. | 02/10/2015 9:44 PM
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Islanders right wing Colin McDonald had a goal and an assist versus the Oilers on Tuesday.
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Impact
McDonald had just one shot on goal but scored and assisted Casey Cizikas' game-winner in the third period. McDonald is not fantasy relevant, however, with just two goals and an assist in four games.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak made 34 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Oilers on Tuesday. | 02/10/2015 9:40 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak made 34 saves in the, 3-2, victory over the Oilers on Tuesday.
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Impact
Halak made 15 saves in the final period, and Casey Cizikas' score won the game for New York. Halak improved his record to 29-11-0.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak saw very little work on Sunday versus the Sabres. | 02/08/2015 7:35 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak saw very little work on Sunday versus the Sabres.
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Impact
Buffalo tied a league-low for fewest shots in a single game with 10. Halak allowed two of those 10 shots to squeak by, so his save percentage was just .800. He did, however, pick up his 28th victory of the season as New York won, 3-2.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored on the power play as the Islanders defeated the Sabres, 3-2, on Sunday. | 02/08/2015 7:31 PM
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Islanders winger Anders Lee scored on the power play as the Islanders defeated the Sabres, 3-2, on Sunday.
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Impact
Lee scored in the second period on passes from Travis Hamonic and John Tavares. Lee has 15 goals and five assists in 47 games this season.
Islanders center John Tavares scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versus Boston. | 02/07/2015 9:46 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versus Boston.
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Impact
Tavares continued his solid season, and now has 24 goals and 50 points through 52 games.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak did enough to earn the win Thursday's over the Flyers. | 02/05/2015 9:51 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak did enough to earn the win Thursday's over the Flyers.
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Impact
He did so in a shootout, and made 16 saves on 18 shots. Halak did make some big saves in the shootout, and raised his record to 27-11-0 on the season.
Islanders winger Cal Clutterbuckplayed the role of hero Thursday against Philadelphia. | 02/05/2015 9:49 PM
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Islanders winger Cal Clutterbuckplayed the role of hero Thursday against Philadelphia.
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Impact
He scored the tying goal, then put in the game-winner in the shootout. However, Clutterbuck is not worth owning, with just five goals and 12 points overall.
Defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky scored the Islanders only goal in their loss to the Red Wings on Saturday. | 01/31/2015 4:34 PM
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Defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky scored the Islanders only goal in their loss to the Red Wings on Saturday.
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Impact
Visnovsky isn't really fantasy relevant. He has just four goals and eight assists in 30 games this season.
Islanders center John Tavares had a point on each of New York's two goals on Thursday. | 01/29/2015 9:37 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares had a point on each of New York's two goals on Thursday.
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Impact
Unfortunately, the Islanders only scored two goals and lost to the Bruins, 5-2. Tavares had a goal and an assist with an incredible nine shots on goal. He has 48 points in 48 games.
Islanders center John Tavares lit the lamp during Tuesday's win against the Rangers. | 01/27/2015 9:44 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares lit the lamp during Tuesday's win against the Rangers.
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Impact
After scoring four goals in the All-Star Game, Tavares continued where he left off by scoring his 22nd goal of the season. He now has 46 points through 47 games.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo missed Monday's practice due to an upper-body injury and could miss 6-8 weeks, according to the Islanders' official Twitter account. | 01/26/2015 3:55 PM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo missed Monday's practice due to an upper-body injury and could miss 6-8 weeks, according to the Islanders' official Twitter account.
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Impact
Okposo has teamed nicely with John Tavares and has 14 goals and 44 points through 46 games. Tavares practiced with Josh Bailey and Mikhail Grabovski this morning.
Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy had a goal and an assist versus the Flyers. | 01/19/2015 6:02 PM
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Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy had a goal and an assist versus the Flyers.
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Impact
Leddy recorded four shots on net and led the Islanders with a plus-four rating in the, 7-4, victory over Philadelphia. Leddy has seven goals and 14 assists this season.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo followed up his four-goal performance with another tally on Saturday night. | 01/17/2015 10:00 PM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo followed up his four-goal performance with another tally on Saturday night.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal and a minus-one rating in a loss against Montreal. Okposo now has 14 goals and 42 points through 45 games.
Islanders center John Tavares had three assists in the, 6-3, victory over the Penguins on Friday. | 01/16/2015 9:54 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares had three assists in the, 6-3, victory over the Penguins on Friday.
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Impact
Tavares drew in defenders and setup his linemate Kyle Okposo three times. Okposo set a career-high with four goals. The last assist for Tavares came on the power play. Tavares was also plus-three in the game which raises his plus/minus to even for the season. The Islander captain has 19 goals and 23 assists in 44 games this season.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo had a career night versus the Penguins Friday. | 01/16/2015 9:50 PM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo had a career night versus the Penguins Friday.
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Impact
Okposo always seems to play his best versus Pittsburgh. Okposo scored the first hat trick of his career and added a fourth goal for good measure. The final tally came on the power play. Okposo has 13 goals and 28 assists in 44 games this seaosn.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored his 11th goal of the season on Tuesday. | 01/13/2015 9:38 PM
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Islanders winger Anders Lee scored his 11th goal of the season on Tuesday.
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Impact
Lee scored on a rebound in front of Henrik Lundqvist in the middle of the second period to break the scoreless tie against the Rangers. It was the first of three Islanders goals in the period. They won, 3-0.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak recorded his fourth shutout of the season on Tuesday. | 01/13/2015 9:34 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak recorded his fourth shutout of the season on Tuesday.
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Impact
Halak stopped all 27 shots he faced against the Rangers, which is extremely impressive considering the Rangers had won 14 of their last 15 games heading into Tuesday. Halak is 23-8-0 this season.
Islanders winger Anders Lee scored his 10th goal of the season on Saturday. | 01/10/2015 9:32 PM
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Islanders winger Anders Lee scored his 10th goal of the season on Saturday.
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Impact
Lee scored in the Islanders three-goal second period that gave New York a, 4-1, lead over the Blue Jackets. The Islanders won, 5-2. Lee has 10 goals and four assists in 36 games this season.
Islanders center John Tavares netted the overtime winner Friday against the Devils. | 01/09/2015 9:42 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares netted the overtime winner Friday against the Devils.
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Tavares had a point on all three of the team's goals (two goals, one assist), along with five shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-two rating. He now has 19 goals and 39 points through 41 games.
Islanders left wing Matt Martin scored a goal on Tuesday. | 01/07/2015 9:53 AM
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Islanders left wing Matt Martin scored a goal on Tuesday.
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Martin had two shots on goal and scored one of two Islanders goals. He probably isn't on many fantasy teams, however, being that he has five goals and two assists in 40 games.
Islanders center John Tavares scored both goals in New York's, 2-1, victory over Calgary on Friday. | 01/03/2015 9:27 AM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored both goals in New York's, 2-1, victory over Calgary on Friday.
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Tavares scored the first goal in the first period on the power play and then scored again in the third period on even strength. Tavares has 17 goals and 17 assists this season.
Islanders center Frans Nielsen scored a pair of goals on New Year's Eve. | 12/31/2014 7:48 PM
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Islanders center Frans Nielsen scored a pair of goals on New Year's Eve.
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Nielsen scored a power-play goal towards the end of the first period and scored again with fewer than five minutes to go in the second period. The second score was on even strength. Nielsen also had an assist on Anders Lee's score in the third period. He has eight goals and 13 assists in 37 games this season.
Islanders forward Ryan Strome had four points against the Jets. | 12/31/2014 7:47 PM
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Islanders forward Ryan Strome had four points against the Jets.
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Impact
Strome started the scoring with a goal close to the 10 minute mark of the first period and then assisted Frans Nielsen's power-play goal later in the period. Strome also assisted Strome's second goal and Anders Lee's scored in the third. Strome finished with a goal and three assists to increase his numbers to seven goals and 20 assists this season.
Islanders center Frans Nielsen scored a pair of goals on New Years Eve. | 12/31/2014 7:42 PM
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Islanders center Frans Nielsen scored a pair of goals on New Years Eve.
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Nielsen scored a power-play goal towards the end of the first period and scored again with fewer than five minutes to go in the second period. The second score was on even strength. Nielsen also had an assist on Anders Lee's score in the third period. He has eight goals and 13 assists in 37 games this season.
Islanders center John Tavares scored a pair of goals versus the Sabres on Saturday. | 12/27/2014 10:00 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored a pair of goals versus the Sabres on Saturday.
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Impact
Tavares led the team with six shots on net and scored twice in the second period. Unfortunately, Buffalo rallied to score three goals in the third and won in a shootout. Tavares has 15 goals and 16 assists in 35 games this season, but he is minus-four as well.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak has been placed on injured reserve due to a lower body injury. | 12/27/2014 3:16 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak has been placed on injured reserve due to a lower body injury.
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Impact
Halak is now 18-6-0 with a 2.24 GAA and .919 SV%. Chad Johnson should get most of the work with Kevin Pulin being called up as a backup. Johnson (5-5-0) doesn't hold much fantasy value with his 3.54 GAA and .867 save percentage.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored the team's only goal in the, 3-1, loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday. | 12/23/2014 9:56 PM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored the team's only goal in the, 3-1, loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday.
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Impact
Okposo scored on assists from John Tavares and Lubomir Visnovsky. Okposo also led the team with seven shots on net. He has eight goals and 21 assists this season.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed one goal in Saturday's victory against the Lightning. | 12/20/2014 9:33 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed one goal in Saturday's victory against the Lightning.
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Impact
Halak continued his impressive season, and is now 18-6-0 overall.
Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal during Saturday's victory over Tampa Bay. | 12/20/2014 9:30 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored a goal during Saturday's victory over Tampa Bay.
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He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating on the night. Tavares now has 13 goals and 28 points through 33 games.
Islanders forward Brock Nelson recorded two points during Friday's win against the Red Wings. | 12/19/2014 10:03 PM
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Islanders forward Brock Nelson recorded two points during Friday's win against the Red Wings.
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He continued his strong season with a goal and an assist, along with six shots on goal and a plus-two rating. Nelson now has 14 goals and 26 points through 32 games.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak earned a shootout victory Monday versus New Jersey. | 12/15/2014 9:45 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak earned a shootout victory Monday versus New Jersey.
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Impact
He made 26 saves on 28 shots, and raised his record to 16-6-0 overall. Halak has been a pleasant surprise this season.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak won his 15th game of the season on Saturday. | 12/13/2014 10:27 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak won his 15th game of the season on Saturday.
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Impact
Halak stopped 23-of-25 shots to help the Islanders defeat the Blackhawks, 3-2. He came into the game with a .916 save percentage and 2.40 GAA. Halak is now 15-6-0.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored the game-tying power-play goal on Saturday as the Islanders rallied to beat the Blackhawks, 3-2. | 12/13/2014 10:24 PM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo scored the game-tying power-play goal on Saturday as the Islanders rallied to beat the Blackhawks, 3-2.
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Impact
Okposo cleaned up a loose rebound to score his seventh goal of the season and tie the game with under 10 minutes left. Less than a minute later, Lubomir Visnovsky scored the game-winner. Okposo has 20 assists to go with those seven goals.
Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo recorded two points and five shots on goal during Thursday's loss to the Blues. | 12/11/2014 10:41 PM
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo recorded two points and five shots on goal during Thursday's loss to the Blues.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, long with a plus-one rating on the night. Okposo now has six goals and 25 points through 29 games.
Islanders forward Brock Nelson scored a goal during Tuesday's loss to the Wild. | 12/09/2014 10:46 PM
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Islanders forward Brock Nelson scored a goal during Tuesday's loss to the Wild.
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He also had two penalty minutes and was minus-one on the night. Nelson now has 13 goals and 24 points through 28 games. He is a solid option for owners at center.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak was a last minute scratch on Tuesday due to a upper-body injury. | 12/09/2014 7:47 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak was a last minute scratch on Tuesday due to a upper-body injury.
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Impact
Halak was supposed to start, but Chad Johnson did instead. The seriousness of the injury is unknown.
Islanders center John Tavares scored a go-ahead power-play goal towards the end of the second period, but St. Louis rallied in the third period to win, 6-4. | 12/06/2014 3:55 PM
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Islanders center John Tavares scored a go-ahead power-play goal towards the end of the second period, but St. Louis rallied in the third period to win, 6-4.
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Impact
New York jumped out to a 3-0 lead only to see it disappear in the second period. Tavares' score gave the Islanders the lead back, 4-3, but the Blues scored three unanswered goals in the final stanza. Tavares had two shots and finished minus-one. He has 11 goals and 13 assists this season.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed just one goal in the, 2-1, victory over the Senators on Thursday. | 12/04/2014 10:26 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak allowed just one goal in the, 2-1, victory over the Senators on Thursday.
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Impact
Halak stopped 20-of-21 shots versus the Senators to help the Islanders seize sole possession of first place in the Metropolitian division with a Penguins loss. Halak is 14-4-0 this season.
Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak earned a rather easy victory Tuesday against Ottawa. | 12/02/2014 10:03 PM
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak earned a rather easy victory Tuesday against Ottawa.
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The game did go into overtime, but Halak only faced 18 shots, stopping 16 of them. He is now 13-4-0 overall.

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