Tag Archives: New York Islanders

Islanders Acquire Kyle Palmieri, Travis Zajac From Devils For A.J. Greer, Mason Jobst, 2021 First-Round Pick, Conditional 2022 Fourth

Photo: SI The New York Islanders acquired forward Kyle Palmieri and center Travis Zajac from the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday in exchange for forward A.J. Greer, forward Mason Jobst, a first-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, and a … Continue reading

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“He Definitely Gave Us An Opportunity”: Vitek Vanecek Earns Praise From Teammates, Head Coach Peter Laviolette After Strong Performance in 1-0 Loss to Islanders

Al Bello/NHLI via Getty Images If one looked at Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek’s statistics from the team’s Tuesday night game against the New York Islanders, it would seem at first glance that the visiting Caps came away from Long … Continue reading

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Outlook for East Division Teams Heading Into NHL Trade Deadline

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images Despite the fact that the NHL Trade Deadline is six days away, there has not been much movement across the league due to travel restrictions, mandatory quarantines, and the flat salary cap. NoVa Caps takes a … Continue reading

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Islanders Blank Capitals, 1-0

Photo: Mike Stobe/NHL via Getty Images The New York Islanders downed the Washington Capitals 1-0 on Tuesday night at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The loss drops the Capitals record to 25-10-4 (54 points) on the season and … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Returns To Lineup, Vitek Vanecek Will Start In Goal Tonight: Notes From Morning Skate At Nassau Coliseum

The Washington Capitals are back on Long Island for the second game of their two-game set with the New York Islanders. Game two is tonight with puck drop set for just after 7:00 PM. Here’s the latest from Tuesday’s game-day … Continue reading

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Down Island: Capitals vs. Islanders – Team Metrics And Head-To-Head Trends

Photo:  John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports The Capitals and Islanders are halfway through their eight-game series scheduled for the 2020-21 regular season, with the fifth game set for Tuesday night at Nassau Coliseum. As was the case in their previous … Continue reading

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A Look At The Remaining Schedules For The Capitals, Islanders, And Penguins

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images With fewer than 20 game remaining, the Washington Capitals (19 games remaining), the New York Islanders (18 games remaining), and the Pittsburgh Penguins (18 games remaining) are battling for the top spot in the East Division. NoVa … Continue reading

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The Capitals And The Recent Surge In Goals Allowed Per Game

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Capitals have now lost two games in a row for the first time since their four-game losing streak back at the beginning of February (2/1 – 2/14). The two-game skid has subsequently dropped the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall 8-4 To Islanders In Wild Tilt; John Carlson Scores Twice

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images The Washington Capitals lost to the New York Islanders by a score of 8-4 at Nassau Coliseum/NYCB Live on Thursday night. The loss put the Capitals into a tie with the Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins for … Continue reading

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John Carlson Ties And Passes Mike Green and Calle Johansson For Third All-Time In Goals Among Capitals Defenseman

Getty Images Already the franchise leader in Points and Assists among defenseman, John Carlson scored his eighth and ninth goals of the 2020-21 season in the Washington Capitals’ April 1 tilt against the New York Islanders, moving closer to taking … Continue reading

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