Tags: New York Islanders

The Islanders Are Happy to Wait for Their Next Playoff Opponent

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — Few people would have predicted six months ago that the Islanders would be in this position: needing to wait more than a week for their next opponent because they had easily won a first-round playoff series. But after the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday forced a Game 7 against the Washington Capitals,…

The Isles Reinvented Themselves. Can They Keep the Important Pieces?

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — The Islanders’ breakup day on Monday was a far cry from last year’s scene when major organizational changes felt imminent and the free agency of John Tavares hung heavy over the franchise. This season proved to be a welcome boon for the team with a 48-win, 103-point finish and home ice…

N.H.L. Playoffs: Second-Round Schedule and Results

Here are the matchups for the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. All Times Eastern. (Series are best-of-seven; x-if necessary.) Eastern Conference New York Islanders vs. Carolina Hurricanes Game 1: Carolina 1, Islanders 0, OT Game 2: Carolina 2, Islanders 1 Game 3: Carolina 5, Islanders 2 Game 4: Carolina 5, Islanders 2 Carolina…