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Skate With a Legend

Take the ice with Islanders Legends Bryan Trottier, Bob Nystrom, Butch Goring and Pat LaFontaine

by New York Islanders @NYIslanders / New York Islanders

Take the ice with Islanders Legends Bryan Trottier, Bob Nystrom, Butch Goring and Pat LaFontaine

Tuesday, December 6
Lakeside Rink, Prospect Park
Lunch included

All proceeds will benefit Barclays Center Cares
Please bring your own skates and hockey sticks

Please email Courtney Lapsley at to RSVP.
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The Skinny: Game 23 - Isles 3, Capitals 0

A statistical breakdown of the Islanders-Washington game by statistician Eric Hornick

by Eric Hornick @ehornick / New York Islanders

Game 23
Isles 3, Washington 0
Shane Prince broke a scoreless tie early in the third period and the Islander exploded for three goals in 4:28 span as the Islanders defeated the Washington Capitals 3-0 before a sellout crowd of 18,506 at Verizon Center.

Jaroslav Halak made 38 saves to record his 40th career shutout and 10th as an Islander as the Isles defeat the Stanley Cup Champion Penguins and President's Trophy Champion Capitals on consecutive nights.

Islander coach Jack Capuano recorded his 219th career win, tying the legendary Herb Brooks for 65th place on the all-time NHL list.

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Halak's Shutout Powers Isles To 3-0 Win Over Capitals

Halak makes 38 saves, Prince scores game-winning goal as Islanders win third straight

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Islanders-Capitals Postgame

Islanders-Capitals Postgame

Jaroslav Halak's 38-save shutout powers Islanders past Capitals

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Buoyed by a 38-save shutout from Jaroslav Halak, the New York Islanders won their third straight game, beating the Washington Capitals 3-0 at Verizon Center. 

Halak picked up his first shutout of the season on Thursday, keeping the Islanders in a scoreless tie heading into the third period. Tied in the third on the road against the Capitals, the Islanders pounced on their opportunity, getting goals from Shane Prince, Brock Nelson and former-Capital Jason Chimera.  

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Isles Day-To-Day: Seidenberg Returns, Pelech on IR

Veteran defenseman returns after missing seven games, Pelech has upper-body injury

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Dennis Seidenberg returned to the Islanders lineup on Thursday against the Washington Capitals - on German Heritage Night no less. 

Seidenberg, who missed seven games with an upper-body injury, returned with a protective faceguard against the Capitals. The veteran defenseman slid back into his normal role, playing 19:19 with two hits and three blocked shots alongside Calvin de Haan, his regular D partner. 

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New York Islanders Toy Drive

by New York Islanders @NYIslanders / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders will be partnering with the Marines Toys for Tots Campaign for a Toy Drive prior to the December 18th Islanders game to help those less fortunate during the holiday season. Islanders fans are asked to help support their fellow community members by donating. All Islanders fans donating 3 or more new unwrapped toys will receive a ticket voucher good for the January 11th Islanders game. Collection will begin at 5pm on December 18th outside of the Barclays Center American Express Box Office.

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NHL All-Star Fan Voting Opens on Dec. 1

Send the Islanders to the all-star game in LA; voting open until Jan. 2

by NHL Public Relations NHL / NHL Public Relations

Hockey fans will again determine the four All-Star captains for the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 29 (3:30 p.m. ET, NBC, SN, TVAS) when the 2017 NHL All-Star Fan Vote™ opens worldwide on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. ET at and via the NHL® App.
For the second straight year, the All-Stars will take part in a three-game tournament, played in a 3-on-3 format, and featuring four teams representing each NHL division. Fans will cast votes online at and via the NHL App for one player from each Division, without regard to position. Voting concludes at 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday, Jan. 2, with the top vote-getters by division - regardless of position - named All-Stars and captains.

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The Skinny: Game 22 - Isles 5, Pittsburgh 3

A statistical breakdown of the Islanders-Pittsburgh game by statistician Eric Hornick

by Eric Hornick @ehornick / New York Islanders

Game 22
Isles 5, Pittsburgh 3

Anders Lee deflected Thomas Hickey's shot for the winning goal with 26.6 seconds to play and Nikolay Kulemin added an empty-net goal 3.1 seconds later as the Islanders foiled a Penguin comeback from a 3-0 deficit and defeated the Stanley Cup Champions 5-3 before a sellout crowd of 12,149 at Barclays Center.

The Isles led 3-0 heading to the third, only to have the Penguins storm back to tie the game, setting the scene for Lee's heroics. The final two goals, officially just three seconds apart, tied the NHL record for fastest two goals by one team.

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Game Preview: Islanders at Capitals

The Islanders go for a third straight win when they head to Washington (7 p.m., MSG+)

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders
New York Islanders (8-10-4) at Washington Capitals (13-6-2)
7 p.m. Verizon Center
Radio: 660AM - 101.9FM WFAN, 88.7FM WRHU

The New York Islanders aren't getting too high on their last-minute win over the Pittsburgh Penguins as they head to Washington D.C. 

While the Islanders picked up two valuable points - and a second straight win - against the reigning Stanley Cup champs on Anders Lee's game-winner, losing a 3-0 lead in the third period is serving as a reality check. 

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Lee Saves Islanders in 5-3 Win Over Penguins

Islanders forward breaks 3-3 tie with 26.6 seconds to play as Isles down Pens

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

Lee tips in late go-ahead goal

PIT@NYI: Lee deflects home go-ahead goal late in 3rd

Anders Lee sets in front and tips Thomas Hickey's shot past Matt Murray, giving the Islanders a 4-3 lead with 26.6 seconds left in regulation

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Anders Lee saved the day on Wednesday, scoring the game-winning goal with 26.6 seconds to play as the Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 at Barclays Center. 

Deadlocked 3-3 after the Islanders had - and lost - 3-0 lead, Lee deflected Thomas Hickey's point shot past Matt Murray. The goal made sure the Islanders best offensive effort in weeks was not in vain and gave them their first win over a Metropolitan Division opponent. 

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Morning Skate Updates: Islanders vs. Penguins

Ryan Strome back in the Islanders lineup against the Penguins

by Cory Wright WrightsWay / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders are set to face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. (NBCSN, 660AM - 101.9FM WFAN, 88.7FM WRHU, 103.9FM LI News). WFAN's Boomer and Carton have the radio call for the game.

The Islanders held morning skate on Wednesday at Northwell Health Ice Center where Jack Capuano announced his lineup and addressed the media. Keep reading for news, notes and quotes from morning skate. Read the Game Preview here.

The Lineup: 

Ryan Strome returns to the lineup taking out Alan Quine. Scott Mayfield replaces an injured Adam Pelech on the blue line and Thomas Greiss will start in goal. 

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