| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:51 PM
Bill Torrey, the architect of the Islanders' four straight Stanley Cup titles in the early 1980s, received a standing ovation from their grateful fans Tuesday when he and his ever-present bow tie were shown on the scoreboard screen.
Torrey, 80, who...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:23 AM
Are you ready to retro?
New Kids on the Block is going out on tour this spring. With TLC and Nelly.
And they're coming to Norfolk Scope.
The June 9 date at Scope was part of a lengthy itinerary announced this morning by the promoter LiveNation...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:24 AM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Jonathan Toews was right where he always expected to be when the Blackhawks battled the Islanders on Saturday night at the Nassau Coliseum: At center ice taking the opening faceoff.
The captain showed no ill effects from the...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Lubomir Visnovsky scored midway through the third period to lift the Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Saturday night at Nassau Coliseum. Cal Clutterbuck and Kyle Okposo also had goals as the Islanders snapped the Hawks'...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Football fans, in general, love the backup quarterback.
Chicago is getting such premier play in goal, Blackhawks fans have to spread the love among starter Corey Crawford and backups Scott Darling and Antti Raanta.
With Raanta having beaten the Flames...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:35 PM
By Wayne Fish
Of Calkins Media
UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The road has not been kind to the Flyers this season and those woes continued on Monday night with another loss, this one by a shootout.
But it was no fault of goaltender Steve Mason, who had to...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:37 PM
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The New York Islanders aren't talking about their recent history. But they sure are re-writing it.
Six different players scored goals for the Islanders, and goalie Jaroslav Halak notched his second straight shutout as New York...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:32 PM
In predicted order of finish
2013-14: 54-19-9 (117 points), 1st.
Salary-cap problems forced the Bruins to let right wing Jarome Iginla (30 goals) and rugged Shawn Thornton leave as free agents. They're counting on...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Scoring champion and MVP Sidney Crosby and goal-scoring champ Alexander Ovechkin have more in common than shiny trophies. Both Crosby’s Pittsburgh Penguins and Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals have a new coach and general manager.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:44 PM
They may not be immediately obvious, but the actor-director Kevin Connolly sees some similarities between the story of notorious sports con-man John Spano — the subject of his new documentary "Big Shot" — and "Entourage," the Hollywood...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
NEW YORK — In recent years, cable television has generated raves for its complex serial dramas even as broadcast networks continue to ring up exponentially more viewers with traditional fare.
Beginning Sept. 23, CBS will pose a tantalizing...