Latest Oliver Wahlstrom News

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...

Barkov nets 3, Florida tops Isles to extend win streak to 11

Apr. 19, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aleksander Barkov had his third career hat trick, leading the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 overtime victory against the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Sergei Bobrovsky made 24 saves and Eastern Conference-leading Florida extended its win streak to 11 games....

Panarin sets up 2, Kreider gets 47th as Rangers beat Devils

Apr. 05, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Rangers could have talked about Artemi Panarin's 64th and 65th assists of the season or Chris Kreider's 47th goal or goaltender Alexandar Georgiev's fifth straight win as a starter. Their focus instead was on the hit rookie defenseman Braden...

Devils' Jack Hughes to miss rest of season with knee injury

Apr. 05, 2022 23:18 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils will be without leading goal-scorer Jack Hughes for the rest of the season due to a left knee injury. The Devils made the announcement about the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft in between the first and second periods of Tuesday...

Pageau scores 3 goals, Isles beat Devils for 4th straight

Apr. 03, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Cory Schneider were both in the right spot at the right time for the suddenly peaking New York Islanders on Sunday. Pageau was in perfect position to score three goals and add an assist, and Schneider made the most of his first NHL game...

Barzal, Varlamov help Islanders beat rival Rangers 3-0

Apr. 01, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal likes playing at Madison Square Garden. It helps that both he and the New York Islanders have been successful there. Barzal had a goal and an assist, Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots for his 36th career shutout and the Islanders beat the rival Rangers...

Islanders use strong third period to top Blue Jackets 5-2

Mar. 31, 2022 22:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Palmieri scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. Mathew Barzal had a goal and an assist, and Sebastian Aho, Oliver Wahlstrom and Ryan Pulock also scored...

Nelson, Sorokin lead Islanders past Red Wings 5-2

Mar. 24, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson scored twice and Ilya Sorokin made 37 saves to lead the New York Islanders over the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Thursday night for their sixth straight home victory. Anthony Beauvillier had a goal just nine seconds in, the second-fastest score to start a...

Wahlstrom, Nelson lead Islanders past Blues, 2-1

Mar. 05, 2022 16:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oliver Wahlstrom and Brock Nelson each scored, Ilya Sorokin made 27 saves and the New York Islanders beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Saturday. Sorokin had 14 stops in the third period as the Islanders snapped a two-game skid. Robert Thomas scored for...