Martin, Pulock help Isles top Lightning 3-2 to tie series
Matt Martin capped New York’s three-goal second period, Ryan Pulock made a diving stop in front of an open goal in the closing seconds and the Islanders held on to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 to even their Stanley Cup semifinal series at two games apiece.
How to Watch the New York Islanders vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (6/13/21) -- Stanley Cup Semifinals (Game 1) | Channel, Stream, Time
For the second year in a row, the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning meet in the semifinals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but this year feels a little bit different compared to 2020. The Lightning come into the series as the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, having just eliminated the Central Division champion-Carolina Hurricanes in the second round, and seem very determined to pull off a repeat. Watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on FuboTV (7-day free trial)New York is riding high heading to the semis once again. In last year’s Eastern Conference Finals, the Lightning knocked off the Isles in six games, before Tampa went onto win their first Cup since 2004. What: Stanley Cup SemifinalsWho: (3) New York Islanders vs. (2) Tampa Bay Lightning (Game 1)When: Sunday, June 13Time: 3:00 p.m.mlive.com
Islanders beat Bruins 6-2 in Game 6, reach Stanley Cup semis
Brock Nelson scored twice in another big second period by New York, Semyon Varlamov stopped 23 shots and the Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 6-2 in Game 6 on Wednesday night to advance to the Stanley Cup semifinals for the second straight year.
How to Watch the Boston Bruins vs. New York Islanders (6/9/21) -- Stanley Cup Playoffs (R2, G6) | Channel, Stream, Time
After winning in Boston for the second time this series in game five, the New York Islanders find themselves one win away from making it back to the Stanley Cup Semifinals for the second year in a row. With the series tied 2-2 heading into Boston on Monday night, the Bruins were looking to feed off the near-capacity crowd inside TD Garden. It seemed to have paid off as David Pastrnak scored his sixth of the playoffs less than two minutes into the contest. Even though Brad Marchand scored to tie the game for Boston, New York reeled off three in a row, taking a 5-2 lead early in the third period. What: NHL East Division FinalsWho: (3) Boston Bruins vs. (4) New York Islanders (Islanders lead 3-2)When: Wednesday, June 9Time: 7:30 p.m.mlive.com
How to Watch the New York Islanders vs. Boston Bruins (6/7/21) -- Stanley Cup Playoffs (R2, G5) | Channel, Stream, Time
After a split on Long Island, the East Division Final between the New York Islanders and Boston Bruins heads back to Beantown all squared away at two games apiece. Boston was able to pull out a big game three win in overtime, as Brad Marchand’s fifth goal of the playoffs ended a very tight contest. Despite David Krejci scoring first for the Bruins, Kyle Palmieri continued his hot playoff run scoring with his fifth of the postseason to tie the game. Watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on FuboTV (7-day free trial)In the third period, the Isles really took over. Now, with a pivotal game five in Boston on Monday night, the series is up for grabs.mlive.com
Cizikas' OT goal lifts Islanders past Bruins 4-3 in Game 2
Casey Cizikas scored on a breakaway with 14:48 gone in overtime and Semyon Varlamov returned to the net to make 39 saves to lead the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins and knotting their second-round playoff series at one game apiece.
How to Watch the New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (5/18/21) -- Stanley Cup Playoffs (Game 2) | Channel, Stream, Time
In one of the many shockers from the opening first few games of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the underdog New York Islanders upsetting the Pittsburgh Penguins in game one this past Sunday sure was up toward the top. Watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on FuboTV (7-day free trial)Kyle Palmieri’s goal opened the scoring in the first, with the teams trading goals throughout the remainder of regulation. That was when Palmieri beat Penguin netminder Tristan Jarry for his second of the game to give New York the 1-0 series lead. If the Penguins want to come out on top in game two, one thing will need to be better: goaltending. What: NHL PlayoffsWho: (4) New York Islanders vs. (1) Pittsburgh Penguins (NY leads series 1-0)When: Tuesday, May 18Time: 7:30 PM ETWhere: PPG Paints Arena (Pittsburgh, Pa.)Channel: NBC Sports NetworkStream: FuboTV (7-day free trial)mlive.com
The Latest: Big West hoops tournaments banning spectators
(AP Photo/Aaron Doster, File)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Big West Conference will hold its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments without spectators, including family and guests of the teams. The Big West’s board of directors decided to start the season without fans in attendance. AdPelicans officials say they are hoping to allow as many as 4,000 fans per game later this season. The Cleveland Browns and Cavaliers have been permitted to have a limited number of fans at games during the pandemic. AdThe governor said about 1,700 to 1,800 fans should be allowed to attend Devils games under the new rules.
The Latest: NHL says Tomas Nosek of Vegas out with COVID
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) celebrates after defenseman Zach Whitecloud, left, scored against the Anaheim Ducks during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The NHL says Vegas Golden Knights forward Tomas Nosek has tested positive for COVID-19 after he was removed from playing in a 5-4 win over Anaheim on Tuesday night. The NHL says the Golden Knights home game against the Ducks remains scheduled for Thursday, pending test results of players and staff on both teams. In other coronavirus pandemic developments, Minnesota forward Victor Rask was added to the NHL’s COVID-19 list. The Wild now have 13 players on the list, with their games postponed through at least Saturday.