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Stat Trick: New Jersey Devils 7, New York Islanders 1

April 10th, 2010
Zach Parise and Ilya Kovalchuk each scored a goal and added two assists while Travis Zajac added three helpers as the Devils pounded the Isles 7-1 at The Rock in the final road game of the 2009-10 season.  On to the Trick:  1. With a chance to wrap up the Atlantic ...

Stat Trick: Pittsburgh Penguins 7, New York Islanders 3

April 9th, 2010
The Penguins closed out the regular season history of Mellon Arena by beating the Isles 7-3 on Thursday night.  On to the Trick: 1. After a lengthy pregame ceremony, the Penguins jumped on the Isles in the opening minute as Brooks Orpik scored just 23 seconds in.  Alex Goligoski ...

Stat Trick: New York Islanders 4, Montreal Canadiens 3 (shootout)

April 6th, 2010
All season long, the Islanders have watched leads get away.  Tonight, the shoe was on the other foot as the Isles twice rallied from third period deficits to force overtime, and went on to defeat the Canadiens 4-3 in a shoot-out at the Coliseum.  On to the trick:  1.  The Isles had the ...

Stat Trick: New York Islanders 4 Ottawa Senators 1

April 3rd, 2010
  John Tavares extended his point streak to four straight games and Blake Comeau recorded his third straight multi-point game, as the Islanders scored three second period goals and snapped Ottawa's six-game winning streak by defeating the Sens 4-1 at the Coliseum.  On to the Trick: 1. Following a scoreless first period, the Isles took control of ...

Islanders-Flyers: N.Y. Breaks 15-Game Winless Streak Against Philly

April 1st, 2010
It's finally over.  Blake Comeau scored two first-period goals as the Islanders broke a 15-game winless streak against the Flyers with a 6-4 win on Coliseum ice.  The Isles grabbed control of the game in the first eight minutes, as Comeau scored the first two goals.  It was his second-consecutive two-goal ...

Stat Trick: Rangers 4, Isles 3

March 30th, 2010
Marian Gaborikm became only the 17th player in Ranger history to record 40 goals as the Rangers rallied from a 2-0 deficit and defeated the Isles 4-3 on Tuesday at the Coliseum, effectively extinguishing the Isles' playoff hopes.  On to the trick:  1. The Isles started well.  After the Rangers were caught for ...

Stat Trick: Isles 4, Blue Jackets 3 (OT)

March 28th, 2010
Josh Bailey scored 2:58 into overtime as the Isles did something that they had never done before: win a game in Columbus.  The win allowed the Isles to sweep the season series from the Blue Jackets.  Onto the Trick: 1.  The Isles grabbed the early lead as Kyle Okposo and Sean ...

Stat Trick: New York Islanders 3, Calgary Flames 2

March 25th, 2010
Eric Nystrom scored a goal and added an assist in his first NHL game on the ice where his father once starred, but the Isles rallied for two goals in the third to hand the Flames a devastating 3-2 defeat.  On to the trick:  1.  Trent Hunter broke the seal when he scored 8:23 into play.  It ...

Stat Trick: New York Rangers 5, New York Islanders 0

March 24th, 2010
Marian Gaborik scored two goals and added an assist as the Rangers dominated from start to finish and defeated the Isles 5-0 at Madison Square Garden .  The Isles have been shutout in two straight games, tying the club record.  On to the trick: 1. The Rangers scored three ...

Stat Trick: Kings 1, Isles 0

March 21st, 2010
Brad Richardson scored the game's only goal as the Kings blanked the Isles 1-0 at Staples Center on Saturday.  On the trick:  1.  Richardson's goal, his 11th of the season, came 13:35 into the opening period.  Wayne Simmonds earned the game's only assist.  2. Jonathan Quick made 26 saves to record his ...