Capitals Insider: New York Islanders

Posted at 01:32 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Capitals rally for a 2-1 overtime win over Islanders in new players' debuts

Perhaps everyone was paying a little extra attention to the Capitals' newest acquisitions Tuesday night at Verizon Center but it was hard not to notice Jason Arnott, Dennis Wideman and Marco Sturm in their Washington debuts. In Arnott's case, a pass out in front to Brooks Laich in the waning...

By Katie Carrera  |  01:32 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, Dennis Wideman, Jason Arnott, Marco Sturm, New York Islanders

Posted at 12:24 AM ET, 02/27/2011

Capitals shift momentum and score three unanswered goals to defeat Islanders 3-2

The Capitals needed to win at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Saturday night. After being embarrassed at home by the Rangers the night before, Washington couldn't force its collective moral and confidence to endure another significant blow. That's why Coach Bruce Boudreau called a timeout in the second period with...

By Katie Carrera  |  12:24 AM ET, 02/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Marcus Johansson, Mike Knuble, New York Islanders

Posted at 12:04 AM ET, 01/21/2011

Caps score early, shut Islanders down to win, 2-1

This wasn't a win claimed by daring an opponent to an offensive track meet and out-running them, but a game in which the Capitals were able to do the things they've been aiming to accomplish in recent weeks: get off to a good start, capitalize on offensive chances when presented...

By Katie Carrera  |  12:04 AM ET, 01/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  New York Islanders, New York Islanders, New York Islanders, New York Islanders, New York Islanders, New York Islanders

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 01/20/2011

Capitals can't afford to take lowly Isles for granted

It seems like an eternity since the Capitals saw the Islanders way back on Oct. 13 at Verizon Center. New York has a different head coach in Jack Capuano this time around and the Islanders have been doing well since late December, earning points in nine of their last 14...

By Katie Carrera  |  01:45 PM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  New York Islanders

Posted at 11:28 PM ET, 10/13/2010

Michal Neuvirth continues improvement in Capitals' win over Islanders

It wasn't pretty, but the Capitals still managed to earn their third straight win at Verizon Center in this young season with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night. One of the key reasons the game remained within reach for as long as it did, particularly...

By Katie Carrera  |  11:28 PM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  New York Islanders, New York Islanders

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 10/12/2010

Isles D James Wisniewski suspended for obscene gesture

Islanders defenseman James Wisniewski, whose inappropriate gesture (blurred out in this clip) Monday toward Rangers forward Sean Avery is making the rounds on YouTube, has been suspended two games by the NHL. Wisniewski, who said he didn't remember the first-period incident, will miss tomorrow night's game against the Caps at...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  06:37 PM ET, 10/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  New York Islanders