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Ottawa Senators right wing Bobby Ryan (9) and New York Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield (24) vie for the puck during second period NHL hockey action in Ottawa on Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

Anderson makes 37 saves, Senators beat Islanders 4-3

Mar. 5, 2020 11:21 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Craig Anderson made 37 saves and the Senators beat the New York Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night, spoiling Jean-Gabriel Pageau’s return to Ottawa. Connor Brown, Mikkel Boedker, Anthony Duclair and Brady Tkachuk scored for the Senators, who hadn't beaten the Islanders since Dec....

St. Louis Blues defenseman Colton Parayko (55) scores the winning goal against New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss (1), of Germany, during overtime of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Dilip Vishwanat)

Parayko lifts Blues to 3-2 win over Islanders in OT

Feb. 28, 2020 12:28 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colton Parayko scored on an unassisted wraparound at 3:23 of overtime, sending the St. Louis Blues to their sixth consecutive victory with a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. “I don't really get that close to the net all the time,” Parayko said. “I...

New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) embraces New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) after scoring the winning goal in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Rangers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Zibanejad scores in OT, Rangers beat rival Islanders 4-3

Feb. 25, 2020 11:27 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — When the puck came to Mika Zibanejad in overtime, he knew what he wanted to do. Zibanejad scored 28 seconds into the extra period and the New York Rangers recovered after giving up a two-goal lead and beat the rival New York Islanders 4-3 Tuesday night for their eighth win in nine...

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, right, moves the puck while under pressure from Los Angeles Kings defenseman Sean Walker during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Oilers won 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Oilers among winners, Panthers losers at NHL trade deadline

Feb. 25, 2020 3:54 AM EST

Mired in a run of one playoff appearance in 13 seasons, the Edmonton Oilers could really use some hockey deep into April and perhaps May and June. General manager Ken Holland took a few small steps toward making that happen at the NHL trade deadline by picking up defenseman Mike Green and forwards Andreas...

Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau, center, fights for control of the puck with Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, left, and defenseman Cale Makar in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Islanders bolstered with trade-deadline addition of Pageau

Feb. 25, 2020 3:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After standing pat at the trade deadline a year ago, New York Islanders president and general manager Lou Lamoriello stressed that he didn’t believe in making a deal just to get a new player or two. It had to be for the right players who would improve the team. Lamoriello had the...

Chicago Blackhawks' Erik Gustafsson (56) skates away from Winnipeg Jets' Jacob Cederholm (78) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Flames answer Oilers' trades by acquiring two defensemen

Feb. 24, 2020 5:07 PM EST

The latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times Eastern): 4:35 p.m. The Calgary Flames have acquired defensemen Erik Gustafsson from Chicago and Derek Forbort from Los Angeles. The Flames sent a 2020 third-round pick to the Blackhawks for Gustafsson and a conditional 2021 fourth-rounder to the Kings for Forbort....

New York Islanders right wing Leo Komarov (47) and San Jose Sharks defenseman Radim Simek, right, battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Anders Lee scores twice, Islanders beat Sharks 4-1

Feb. 23, 2020 9:15 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders needed a boost at home after a rough four-game trip last week. Semylon Varlamov's strong netminding again proved key — as did a scoring injection from captain Anders Lee. Lee scored twice and added an assist, Varlamov made 29 saves and the Islanders won...

New York Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27) and Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle (7) react as Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Brian Elliott (37) watches the puck roll out of the crease after Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (not shown) scored the go-ahead goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Flyers, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in New York. The Islanders defeated the Flyers 5-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Pulock's late goal helps Islanders beat rival Flyers 5-3

Feb. 12, 2020 4:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders kept their composure after letting an early three-goal lead slip away late in the third period. They just went out and regained the advantage to pull out a big win against a charging division rival. Ryan Pulock scored the tiebreaking goal with 41 seconds remaining and...

New York Islanders' Mathew Barzal, second from left, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in New York. The Islanders won 4-3. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Beauvillier scores 2, lifts Islanders past Stars 4-3 in OT

Feb. 5, 2020 9:24 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With their hold on a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference faltering, the New York Islanders rallied from a late deficit to get a needed win. Mathew Barzal tied the score with just under four minutes remaining in the third period, and Anthony Beauvillier scored his second goal of the game...