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Islanders hire longtime Trotz assistant Lambert as coach

May. 16, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

When the New York Islanders fired coach Barry Trotz, general manager Lou Lamoriello believed the team needed a new voice. That new voice is coming from inside the same coaches' room. The Islanders on Monday named Lane Lambert as Trotz's replacement, giving his longtime...

Point scores in OT, Lightning-Maple Leafs head to Game 7

May. 13, 2022 01:00 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning saved their season, keeping their bid for a three-peat alive. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions rallied to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 in overtime on Thursday night, staving off elimination and forcing a winner-take-all...

Islanders fire coach Barry Trotz after missing playoffs

May. 09, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

Barry Trotz was fired as coach of the New York Islanders on Monday, with general manager Lou Lamoriello saying he felt the team needed a new voice. Trotz lost his job after four seasons with the Islanders and the first without a playoff appearance. The 59-year-old who ranks among the...

New York Islanders fire coach Barry Trotz after missing playoffs in his fourth season with team

May. 09, 2022 10:17 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Islanders fire coach Barry Trotz after missing playoffs in his fourth season with team.

Lightning's chase for another Cup begins vs. Maple Leafs

May. 01, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning understand the difficult challenge that lies ahead for the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions. The team’s quest for a third straight NHL title begins on the road Monday night against the Auston Matthews-led Toronto Maple Leafs, who...

Penguins' All-Star goalie Jarry to miss start of playoffs

May. 01, 2022 14:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin their first-round playoff matchup with the New York Rangers without Tristan Jarry, though they haven't ruled out the All-Star's return before the end of the series. Head coach Mike Sullivan characterized Jarry as “day to day”...

Islanders disappointed to miss playoffs after two long runs

May. 01, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

After two straight trips to the Stanley Cup semifinals, there were high expectations this season for the New York Islanders. There was also the excitement of finally moving into their long awaited new home. However, an early season slump and a COVID-19 outbreak on the team put the...

Stamkos scores 3, Lightning rally to beat Islanders 6-4

Apr. 29, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored three goals for his first hat trick of the season, and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied to beat the New York Islanders 6-4 Friday night in the season finale. Corey Perry, Ryan McDonagh and Brandon Hagel also scored for Tampa Bay, which trailed...

Varlamov makes 26 saves as Islanders rout Capitals 5-1

Apr. 28, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson and Anders Lee scored first-period goals, Mathew Barzal had three assists and Semyon Varlamov made 26 saves as the New York Islanders routed the playoff-bound Washington Capitals 5-1 on Thursday night. J.G. Pageau, Kyle Palmieri and Josh Bailey added...

Capitals lose 4-1 to Islanders, fail to move up in standings

Apr. 26, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Peter Laviolette couldn't explain why his Washington Capitals fell flat in a 4-1 loss to the New York Islanders on Tuesday night with a chance to move up in the standings and improve their playoff positioning. “We were flat," the veteran NHL coach said. “I...