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New York Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) celebrates with Brock Nelson (29) after Nelson scored a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. The Islanders won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Bailey, Greiss help Islanders hold on to beat Rangers 4-2

Jan. 22, 2020 4:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Following a stretch of seven games in 11 days, the New York Islanders don't play again until Feb. 1 The extended time off around the All-Star break will feel much better after a needed win against one of their biggest rivals. Josh Bailey had a goal and two assists, Thomas Greiss stopped 40...

Columbus Blue Jackets center Boone Jenner (38) congratulates Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Oliver Bjorkstrand (28) after Bjorkstrand scored a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in New York. Bjorkstrom scored both goals as the Blue Jackets defeated the Rangers 2-1. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Bjorkstrand scores twice, rallies Jackets over Rangers 2-1

Jan. 19, 2020 11:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The surging Columbus Blue Jackets received a dose of stellar play from a rookie goaltender and a two-goal boost from returning Oliver Bjorkstrand to forge another close victory. Bjorkstrand scored twice, including with 26.5 seconds left, to lift the Blue Jackets over the New York Rangers...

Carolina Hurricanes' Justin Williams, center, plays the puck in front of New York Islanders' Tom Kuhnhackl, left, of Germany, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Williams returns, gets shootout goal in Hurricanes' win

Jan. 19, 2020 8:55 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — On a losing streak and missing their All-Star defenseman, the Carolina Hurricanes needed a boost Sunday. They got one from Justin Williams, who returned to the lineup and scored in the eighth round of a shootout to lift Carolina over the New York Islanders 2-1. Williams played for the...

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game as New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov (40) watches Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. Ovechkin scored three goals as the Capitals won 6-4. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Ovechkin ties Yzerman for career goals; Caps top Isles 6-4

Jan. 18, 2020 5:34 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin has made a career out of scoring big goals in big moments. His latest milestone was no different. Ovechkin had a hat trick for the second consecutive game to tie Steve Yzerman for ninth on the career goals list Saturday, and the Washington Capitals rallied with five...

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider (20) celebrates with teammate Ryan Strome (16) after scoring the game winning goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Rangers won 3-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Kreider scores late to lift Rangers over Islanders 3-2

Jan. 16, 2020 11:26 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers like they way they've been playing lately. Beating the rival New York Islanders for the second time in four days was a big confidence boost, too. Kreider scored a power-play goal with 25 seconds left to give the Rangers their fourth win in five...

New York Islanders' Brock Nelson (29) celebrates as Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) reacts after Nelson scored a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Nelson scores twice, Islanders pound Red Wings 8-2

Jan. 15, 2020 2:02 AM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Islanders vowed to play with purpose following a rough road loss to the crosstown Rangers. They did exactly that against the lowly Detroit Red Wings. Brock Nelson scored twice and six other Islanders connected as New York routed the hapless Red Wings 8-2. New York scored three...

CORRECTS FINAL SCORE TO 6-2 NOT 6-1 New York Rangers left wing Artemi Panarin (10) watches his goal slide past New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov (40) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New York. Panarin had two goals in the Rangers 6-2 victory over the Islanders. Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (6) watches. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Panarin has 2 goals, 3 assists as Rangers beat Islanders 6-2

Jan. 13, 2020 11:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rangers coach David Quinn isn't surprised by anything Artemi Panarin does. Panarin had two goals and three assists to match a career high with five points, and the New York Rangers beat the rival New York Islanders 6-2 in their first meeting of the season Monday night. “Every now and...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon skates off the ice after an injury during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lightning beat Flyers, tie club mark with 10th straight win

Jan. 12, 2020 1:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning haven’t lost since Dec. 21 at Washington, and have outscored...

Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal during the overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Bergeron scores on power play in OT, Bruins top Isles 3-2

Jan. 11, 2020 10:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrice Bergeron knew if he was in the right place, he'd get the puck with a chance to get the winning goal in overtime. Bergeron scored a power-play goal 1:33 into the extra period to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. With the Islanders'...

New York Islanders center Casey Cizikas celebrates his goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Anders Lee scores OT winner, Islanders beat Devils 4-3

Jan. 7, 2020 11:17 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Getting contributions from almost all their lines was what the New York Islanders needed to end their recent goal-scoring woes. Anders Lee scored with 51 seconds left in overtime and the Islanders got goals from three of their four lines in a 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils on...