Tag Archives: Isles

Islanders third period comeback shows how soft the Rangers are, Gallant makes excuses, players give up on winning goal due to missed call, Trocheck stands out

Alright. It’s time for a rant. I’m officially fed up with this team. As the best player Vincent Trocheck basically indicated in the postgame of a humiliating 4-3 loss in which the Rangers pissed a two-goal lead away to the … Continue reading

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Trouba: We’re going through a little bit of a stretch here, a little adversity, Rangers drop fourth straight, Sorokin shuts them out in loss to Islanders

The big headline coming out of tonight’s game was what Jacob Trouba said following another loss. In what amounted to a fourth straight defeat, the Rangers were shutout 3-0 by Ilya Sorokin and the Islanders at UBS Arena. Winless in … Continue reading

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The Good Copp gets a natural hat trick to highlight Rangers’ win over Islanders, Panarin adds four assists to hit career best 96 points, Strome gets number 20, Kreider ties Cook on all-time Rangers goal list

It was a good night in Elmont. A pretty memorable one for Andrew Copp. His natural hat trick in a great first period highlighted a Rangers’ 6-3 win over the Islanders at UBS Arena in Long Island. Since coming over … Continue reading

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Unacceptable loss to Islanders very frustrating, Gallant and Panarin trash effort, disappointment extends to MSG broadcast

Gerard Gallant on tonight's Rangers loss: "The Islanders played a good game. We were horses**t. But at least we do it together as a team" pic.twitter.com/qt8jlTcqZp — Rangers Videos (@SNYRangers) April 2, 2022 In a word, tonight’s game was unacceptable. … Continue reading

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Palmieri’s goal with 2:44 left gives Islanders win over Rangers in playoff style game, Sorokin highlight reel save on Panarin the talk, Kreider gets number 40 in tough defeat

It’s not often a goalie outshines Igor Shesterkin. Especially this season when he’s the leading Vezina candidate with 21 games left. However, it was his Russian friend Ilya Sorokin who was the story in tonight’s game. His highway robbery on … Continue reading

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Rangers’ fourth line and Kreider turn Islanders’ Thanksgiving into cold turkeys, Lafreniere sends message to Pageau

"When you're a visiting coach coming into New York and you see Chris Kreider, you say 'there's a complete player'…I just think he's full of confidence and he's tired of not making the playoffs the last few years" – Gerard … Continue reading

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Gourde’s shorthanded goal leads Lightning over Islanders in Game Seven, Stanley Cup Final pits Canadiens against defending champs

The Lightning are going back to the Stanley Cup Final. The defending champs bested the gritty Islanders in seven hard fought games thanks to Yanni Gourde’s shorthanded goal last night at Tampa. It was his goal would the Islanders were … Continue reading

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The Block

If you caught the dramatic conclusion of Game 4 between the Islanders and Lightning At Nassau Coliseum, then you saw one of the best defensive plays ever in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. If Marc-Andre Fleury has The Save, then Ryan … Continue reading

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Bolts edge Islanders to quiet The Barn in Game Three

The excitement was palpable. The first big game hosted by Nassau Coliseum in 28 years lived up to the hype. With the Islanders competing in the Conference Finals Stanley Cup Semifinals for a second consecutive year outside the bubble, it … Continue reading

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Podcast: Derek on Monday’s great first round games, an observation plus a cool story

In my latest podcast over on Spotify, I review a busy first round slate from Monday night that included the Isles edging the Pens in two overtimes along with the Jets finishing off the McDavid/Draisaitl Oilers in an epic triple … Continue reading

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