Tag Archive | Milan Jurcina

Nielsen deal made official, as center signs on to four-year extension

The New York Islanders announced on their official site that center Frans Nielsen has agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension. The new deal extends the Herning, Denmark-native through the 2015-16 season. Nielsen, who is known amongst fans as the ‘Danish Backhand of Judgment’, thanks to the multiple shootout thrillers with his patented moves in the extra frame, has helped […]

Frans extends point streak and contract in leading Isles to 1-0 victory over Flyers

It has been reported that New York Islanders (22-22-8) center Frans Nielsen decided to sign an extension with the team. The Danish Backhand of Judgment also extended the Isles point streak, in leading the team to a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers (30-17-6). The Isles have now been able to record points in their last five games, thanks to a […]

Isles look to keep point-streak alive in game against Flyers

The New York Islanders (21-22-8) will seek points in their five straight contest, and regain their winning ways against the Philadelphia Flyers (30-16-6) on Tuesday night hockey action.  It will not be an easy task though as the Flyers have won 26-of the last-29 meetings against the Islanders. The Isles have been able to pick-up points in three of […]

Blueshirts blank Isles in fifth straight victory

The New York Rangers (22-8-4) took a 3-1 edge in the Battle of the Big Apple for their fifth victory in a row with a 3-0 decision over the New York Islanders (11-17-6) in NHL action on Monday night. In a physical battle between the two teams, it was the total team effort by the Blueshirts that helped them to the two points. […]

Tough night for Isles in 6-3 loss to Pittsburgh

A six game point streak was snapped for the New York Islanders (9-12-6) in their 6-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins(17-9-4) in hockey action on Saturday night.  New York had a 4-0-2 streak in their past six games, but gave up four unanswered goals to the pesky Penguins. The Isles had a ton of momentum in the first period, crashing […]

Isles use first period firepower in 5-1 victory over Bolts

The New York Islanders (9-11-5) used first period power surge to power themselves to a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning (11-14-2) in NHL action on Tuesday night. New York recorded three goals in a span of five minutes, as the resilient Isles continue their red-hot play. Enjoying the fusion of the call-ups from Bridgeport, combined with a […]

Sensational sixth victory for Isles as they edge Devils 3-2

The New York Islanders (6-11-4) picked up a huge two points in a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils (12-8-1) on Saturday afternoon hockey action.  Looking to avoid their seventh shutout, the Islanders were also looking to snap a four game losing streak. It took a while for the Islanders to pick up speed, but the team got […]