Tag Archives: New York Islanders

Ilya Samsonov Exits Game Against New York Islanders After Collision With T.J. Oshie, (UPDATE: Returns With Three Minutes Left In Period)

Having played strongly since returning from the COVID-19 protocol list, Washington Capitals second-year goaltender Ilya Samsonov looked to continue his strong play against the New York Islanders on April 1. That start, however, was cut short, after Samsonov left the … Continue reading

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T. J. Oshie Skates, Ilya Samsonov Will Start, No Lineup Changes Tonight: Notes From Capitals Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals made their way to Long Island, New York, on Wednesday following their 5-2 loss to the New York Rangers in Manhattan on Tuesday night. The Capitals face the New York Islanders tonight with puck drop set for … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Islanders: Season And Head-To-Head Metrics

Welcome to  crunch time. We’ve officially flipped the calendar to April and that means the Capitals are set to begin their most challenging month of the 2020-21 regular season. Washington will play 15 games in the next 29 days with … Continue reading

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Washington at New York Series Preview: Capitals Go Through The Island For The First Time This Season

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images The Washington Capitals head to Long Island for the first time this season to face the New York Islanders on Thursday night. After two games against the New Jersey Devils in Trenton over the weekend, the … Continue reading

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Bruins’ Next Two Games Postponed After Four Players Land On COVID-19 Protocol

Photo: NESN The NHL announced on Friday afternoon that the Boston Bruins’ games against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Arena on Saturday and the New York Islanders at TD Garden on Tuesday have been postponed after four players landed on … Continue reading

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Islanders’ Anders Lee Out For Rest Of Season After Undergoing Surgery On Torn ACL

Photo: Sportsnet The New York Islanders announced on Wednesday morning that captain Anders Lee has undergone surgery for a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the 2020-21 season.

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Capitals Sink Islanders, 3-1; Alex Ovechkin Records NHL Career Goal #718 And Career Point 1,300

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 3-1 on Tuesday night at Capital One Arena. The victory improves the Capitals record to 19-6-4 (42 points) on the season. The win also moves the … Continue reading

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Chasing Greatness In A Game: John Carlson Ties Mike Gartner For Fourth All-Time On Capitals’ Franchise Assists List, Nicklas Backstrom Climbs After Swedish Greats

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images In a game against the New York Islanders that already saw Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin record his 1,300th career point and pass the great Phil Esposito for sixth all-time in goals scored, Caps defenseman … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Records Seventh Goal of the Season; Alex Ovechkin Records 1,300th Career Point

After a scoreless first period against the New York Islanders Tuesday night, Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie would finally light the scoring lamp. The goal marked his seventh of the season. Captain Alex Ovechkin picked up an assist and recorded … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Strength Of Schedule To Date: It’s Been Easy Street, So Far

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have completed 26 games of their 56-game schedule so far this season. Believe it or not, there are only 30 games remaining in the regular season. The good news, the … Continue reading

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