Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist as the Devils beat the Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday. Kovalchuk continued his second half surge picking up his 28th goal of the season. He also assisted on Jacob Josefson’s third goal of the season. Andy Greene notched the game-winner with just five minutes remaining. Nick Palmieri had
Another blown third-period lead and a failed penalty shot by David Booth in overtime took some of the sparkle out of rookie Evgeny Dadonov’s two-goal outing as the Panthers lost to the New York Islanders 4-3 in a shootout Saturday night. Earlier in the day, Panthers coach Pete DeBoer said Dadonov was an “automatic” return
The New Jersey Devils found an unlikely star in Anssi Salmela to sustain their playoff drive. The defenseman scored his first goal of the season 3:09 into overtime in the Devils’ 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. Salmela took a feed from Mattias Tedenby and drilled a shot past Al Montoya
Ilya Kovalchuk scored his 24th goal of the season and also added a helper in the New Jersey Devils shootout victory over the New York Islanders. The win marks the Devils’ 17th win in their last 20 games played, as the surging team has brought itself from last place in the NHL to 8 points
lya Kovalchuk followed Zharkov with a power-play strike 57 seconds later as the Devils jumped ahead 2-0 in the opening 5:22. He blasted an Andy Greene feed past Islanders goaltender Kevin Poulin for his team-leading 13th of the season. Kovalchuk has 351 career goals in his career, but knows the first one is special. “Hopefully,
But Vancouver regained its one-goal lead with just 15.4 seconds remaining in the second period on Kesler’s 24th goal of the season. Kesler, who had a hat trick against Edmonton last Friday, took a pass from Mikael Samuelsson and released a gorgeous wrist shot from the slot that beat Poulin to the far side to
The Hall of Fame defenseman Brian Leetch on his new life in broadcasting, his hopes for the Islanders and their fans, his participation in the rivalry, the art of defense and his deep respect for Denis Potvin.
Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice thought his team was tense in the opening minutes against New York, but by the time the first period was over, Carolina had a 3-0 lead. By the time Carolina finished scoring a season-high seven goals, there was no anxiety at all in the victorious dressing room. “I didn’t want to