New York Islanders - the best personalized free web-based Email en en New York Islanders NHL's 20 greatest teams filled with Stanley Cup dynasties The "Great One" thinks the 1986-87 Edmonton Oilers are the greatest team he played on, but there's no shortage of debate over whether that's the best team of all-time. Four of Wayne Gretzky's 1980s Oilers dynasty teams are among the 20 "Greatest NHL teams" as voted by fans during the league's 100th anniversary. Also among the top 20 are three teams from the Montreal Canadien... Thu, 18 May 2017 15:04:00 GMT 2017-05-18T15:04:00Z Weight loses interim status, becomes coach of Islanders NEW YORK (AP) — Doug Weight said he hadn't thought about whether he wanted to return as coach of the New York Islanders while the season was winding down, but hoped to make a quick decision. It took him just two days. The Islanders announced Wednesday that Weight, promoted from assistant coach to interim head coach in January, was a per... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 02:46:00 GMT 2017-04-13T02:46:00Z Penguins hoping to end defending Cup champ hex PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury's sprawling save on Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom in the final moments of Game 7 of the 2009 Stanley Cup Finals was supposed mark the end of one potential dynasty and the beginning of another. Yet it took the Penguins and star Sidney Crosby seven years to provide a bookend moment to that giddy night at Joe Louis Arena, the... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:47:00 GMT 2017-04-12T18:47:00Z Islanders captain Tavares to miss final week of season BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders will have to continue their late-season playoff push without captain and leading scorer John Tavares. Tavares hurt his left hamstring in a 2-1 win against New Jersey on Friday, and coach Doug Weight says there's no expectation he can return before the Islanders close their season against Ottawa on April 9. Weight provided the updat... Sun, 02 Apr 2017 17:28:00 GMT 2017-04-02T17:28:00Z NHL looks at China as a 'very long-term relationship' China wants to get its hockey program up to par before hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The NHL is using that as a starting point for a long-term vision to turn the country into a hockey nation. The league is making the country of almost 1.4 billion people a top priority internationally. The Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks will play ex... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:40:00 GMT 2017-03-30T20:40:00Z Beauvillier, Greiss lead Islanders to 3-0 win over Canadiens MONTREAL (AP) — It was a big night for rookie Anthony Beauvillier and the New York Islanders. Beauvillier scored in the first period, Thomas Greiss had stopped 24 shots for his third shutout of the season, and the Islanders beat the slumping Montreal Canadiens 3-0 Thursday night. The 19-year-old Beauvillier, who grew up in nearby Sorel-... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:55:00 GMT 2017-02-24T04:55:00Z Islanders fire coach Jack Capuano in his seventh season Stuck in last place in the Eastern Conference, the New York Islanders fired coach Jack Capuano on Tuesday, ending one of the longest tenures in the NHL. General manager Garth Snow named assistant GM/coach Doug Weight as Capuano's interim replacement in the hopes that a new voice could provide a spark for his struggling team. The Islanders are 17-17-8 and their 42 points are ... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:47:00 GMT 2017-01-17T21:47:00Z Lee scores 2 to lift Islanders to 3-2 win over Blues NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders have started winning with regularity and Anders Lee's sudden scoring touch is a major reason why. Lee's second goal of the game with just over seven minutes remaining lifted the Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Lee's go-ahead score on a slap shot came after Cas... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 03:46:00 GMT 2016-12-09T03:46:00Z