- Surprise goaltenders make big impacts on playoffs' 1st round Updated: Apr-23-16 7:57 pm
WASHINGTON - Michal Neuvirth, Thomas Greiss and Martin Jones were sitting on the bench as playoff backups a year ago. Jeff Zatkoff and Matt Murray were in the minors.
- High-profile injuries around NHL muddle playoff landscape Updated: Apr-12-16 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON - The defending Eastern Conference Tampa Bay Lightning are a lot more uneasy going into the playoffs than they were a year ago. Not having Steven Stamkos and Anton Stralman can do that.
- Gionta scores twice to lead Sabres over Islanders in OT Updated: Apr-09-16 11:29 pm
NEW YORK - For the Buffalo Sabres, the 2015-16 season was about laying the foundation for the future.
- Islanders finish season sweep of Rangers with 4-1 win Updated: Apr-07-16 11:04 pm
NEW YORK - John Tavares and the New York Islanders are rolling into the playoffs, making some team history along the way at the Rangers' expense.
- Islanders battle through slew of injuries, make playoffs Updated: Apr-06-16 12:06 pm
WASHINGTON - Losing another player to injury struck a nerve for Jack Capuano. The New York Islanders' coach couldn't remember how many times in recent weeks his team had to finish a game with only five defensemen.
- Islanders clinch playoff spot by beating Capitals in OT Updated: Apr-05-16 11:07 pm
WASHINGTON - All eyes were on Braden Holtby in his first chance to tie Martin Brodeur's single-season wins record. Then, New York Islanders rookie Christopher Gibson stole the show at the other end.