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Devils End Islanders Streak

Parise, Gionta score late as New Jersey wins fourth straight

(Newser) - Zach Parise and Brian Gionta helped the New Jersey Devils cool off the red-hot New York Islanders today in a 4-2 win, reports the Associated Press. Parise scored a tie-breaking goal in the third period, and Gionta added an insurance goal for the Devils, who snapped the Islanders six-game winning... More »

Sharks Smack Flyers to End 5-Game Slide

Hot Islanders melt Lightning, Hurricanes blow past Thrashers

(Newser) - Jonathan Cheechoo helped the San Jose Sharks snap a five-game losing streak with his 17th goal in a 3-1 win last night over the Philadelphia Flyers, reports the Associated Press. The Flyers tied it in the second period, but Douglas Murray and Milan Michalek scored in the third for the... More »

Islanders Rally to Beat Sharks

Three third-period goals give New York its fourth straight win

(Newser) - Nassau Coliseum on Long Island fell quiet after Joe Thornton put San Jose ahead of New York, 2-0 early in the third period. But goals by Andy Hilbert and Mike Comrie within 59 seconds of each other tied the game, and Freddy Meyer's shot from the right circle gave the... More »

Home Still Inhospitable for Islanders

Coyotes, Bruins break through in third vs. Blue Jackets, Predators

(Newser) - The Islanders dropped their fifth straight at home, this time versus the formerly slumping Senators, 5-2. Rick DiPietro, who started in goal for the Eastern All-Star team, stopped 21 of 26, and New York failed to strike until down 3-0 late in the second period. Martin Berger silenced 23 shots.... More »

DiPietro, Isles Douse Flames in Shootout

New York's netminder celebrates All-Star selection with 39 saves

(Newser) - Rick DiPietro took advantage of his two days off in Western Canada: He rested up after being peppered with 42 shots in his last start and scouted his next opponent on TV, reports the Calgary Herald. That scouting paid off as the newly chosen All-Star goalie stood on his head... More »

Stars Snap Back With Win Over Minnesota

Edmonton finally wins in regulation, shuts out punchless Islanders

(Newser) - Mike Ribeiro celebrated his new $25 million contract with two assists, and teammate Antti Miettinen scored twice as Dallas defeated Minnesota 3-1, ending a four-game losing streak. The Stars went scoreless for more than 100 minutes last night, reports AP. Minnesota, playing Dallas for the third time in 13 days,... More »

Bruins Escape Long Island With a Rare W

Offensive malaise persists for Isles; at least shutout streak ends

(Newser) - For the first time in almost six years, the Bruins won on Long Island, thanks in part to a completely stagnant Islanders offense that was 1:51 away from a shutout. In fact, New York had gone 140 minutes without scoring before Chris Campoli tallied on a power play, the... More »

Rangers Get Satisfaction in Battle of NY

4-2 win is first against DiPietro, Islanders in 4 games; Drury shines

(Newser) - The Rangers broke through against Rick DiPietro's Islanders—finally—and off-season pickup Chris Drury led the way with a power-play score and an assist. Henrik Lundqvist stopped 22 of 24 shots: the Isles' Miroslav Satan tied the game at one during a frenzied scrum in front of the goal, and... More »

Isles Top Sens for First Time in 3 Seasons

Wild subdue Coyotes, Devils snuff Stars in pro hockey

(Newser) - New York's Mike Sillinger scored two go-ahead goals, the second in a shootout, to give his team its first win over Ottawa since 2004. Rick DiPietro went six rounds against Ray Emery to seal the win against the Sens, who had gone an astounding 15-2 before their current 1-3-2 slump.... More »

DiPietro Earns 100th NHL Win Against NYR

Panthers down Capitals in OT, Kovalchuk scores NHL-Best 17th goal in Atlanta win

(Newser) - The New York Islanders Rick DiPietro only had to stop 18 shots to earn his 100th NHL victory in a 2-1 win against the Rangers.  Goals from Ruslan Fedotenko and Josef Vasicek were enough to give the Islanders the win; Michal Rozsival netted the Rangers lone goal. The Islanders... More »

Devils Can't Get Their Due

New Jersey blanked for fifth time this season by DiPietro, Isles 1-0

(Newser) - Devils GM Lou Lamoriello isn't used to the view from the bottom of the Atlantic Division -- which is where his team sits after a 1-0 home loss to the New York Islanders tonight. Josef Vasicek scored the game's lone goal, shorthanded, as future Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur failed... More »

Upshall, Philly Stay Flawless at Home

Richards pokes in clincher in 3-2 win over Islanders

(Newser) - Philadelphia improved its Wachovia Center record to 6-0, behind sharp goalkeeping by Martin Biron, a brace of scores by Scottie Upshall, and a chaotic game-winner by Mike Richards. Richards's goal came off a missed rebound by Islanders keeper Rick DiPietro, with the Flyers short-handed; it was his third short-handed goal... More »

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