Latest Ryan Pulock News

Semyon Varlamov, Islanders beat Lightning 2-1 in Game 1

Jun. 13, 2021 21:07 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Semyon Varlamov and the New York Islanders are on a roll. The veteran goaltender made 30 saves to outplay Andrei Vasilevskiy, and the Islanders got goals from Mathew Barzal and Ryan Pulock to hold off defending champion Tampa Bay 2-1 in Game 1 of the...

Lightning, Islanders envision tight Stanley Cup semifinal

Jun. 12, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Experience is an invaluable ally in the Stanley Cup playoffs. There’s little the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning haven’t encountered during deep postseason runs five of the past seven years. The New York Islanders haven’t achieved as much...

Islanders eliminate Bruins, return to Stanley Cup semifinals

Jun. 10, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders fell behind after three games for the second straight series. Each time, they won three straight to advance, and now they're headed to the Stanley Cup semifinals for the second straight year. Brock Nelson scored twice in New...

Islanders beat Bruins 6-2 in Game 6, reach Stanley Cup semis

Jun. 10, 2021 02:24 AM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders got another big second period and ran past the Boston Bruins for a return trip to the Stanley Cup semifinals. Brock Nelson scored twice in New York's three-goal second, Semyon Varlamov stopped 23 shots and the Islanders beat...

Marchand scores in OT, Bruins beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

Jun. 03, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brad Marchand knew he didn't have a great angle on his shot in overtime. He just fired the puck at the net and it got past Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov. Marchand scored 3:36 into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat New York 2-1 Thursday night...

Bruins look to halt Islanders momentum in pivotal Game 3

Jun. 03, 2021 02:46 AM EDT

After Boston's overtime loss in Game 2, Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy knows the New York Islanders have seized some momentum, having evened the second-round series with the next two games at home. “I think there is a little momentum, you can’t deny that.” Cassidy said...

Islanders shut down Penguins again to advance to 2nd round

May. 27, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — For the second time in three years, the New York Islanders did a masterful job shutting down Penguins stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, got some timely goals and are now headed to the second round of the playoffs. Brock Nelson scored twice in...

Nelson helps Islanders beat Penguins 5-3 to reach 2nd round

May. 26, 2021 22:53 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders didn't get discouraged when they kept falling behind. They just kept their focus, got a big surge in the second period and ran past the Pittsburgh Penguins into the second round of the playoffs. Brock Nelson scored twice in...

Sorokin, Islanders beat Penguins 4-1 in Game 4 to tie series

May. 23, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — After two tough losses, the New York Islanders turned back to Ilya Sorokin in a game they needed to win, and the rookie goalie came through. Sorokin stopped 29 shots, Oliver Wahlstrom and Ryan Pulock each had a goal and an assist and the Islanders...

Tanev scores late, Penguins beat Islanders 5-4 in Game 3

May. 20, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Each time the New York Islanders tried to get some momentum, the Pittsburgh Penguins had an answer. And now they have the lead in their first-round playoff series. Brandon Tanev scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:36 left and the Penguins beat the...