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NYHN Daily: Islanders Offense Comes Alive in Third Period & More



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The New York Islanders defeated the Boston Bruins last night for the third time in as many tries this season. A five-goal third period lead the Islanders to a dominant 7-2 victory. Anthony Beauvillier’s goal in the third was the turning point of the game. These stories and more on today’s daily links!

After the scoreboard read 2-2 to start the third period, the Islanders’ offense came alive as they scored five unanswered goals to win 7-2. (NYI Hockey Now

Anthony Beauvillier gave the Islanders a 3-2 lead in the third period, as his sneaky goal was the turning point of the game. (NYI Hokey Now)
If the Islanders don’t go big at the trade deadline this season, it’s because they did it a year ago. And that move for J-G Pageau is paying off big time writes Arthur Staple. (The Athletic)
Mat Barzal picked up two points, Semyon Varlamov made 34 saves as the Islanders handed the Bruins their third loss in four games.  (
The Islanders continued their mastery over the Bruins, as they beat them for the third time this season. The win puts them a point behind those Bruins for first place in the East Division. (Newsday)
The Islanders could not have welcomed back their old friend, Jaroslav Halak, in any more of a rude way. The blowout was the seventh time ever that the Islanders put up at least seven goals on the Bruins and the first since an 8-4 victory in 2003 writes Joe Pantorno. (AMNY)
After a dominating 7-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe Sunday, the Boston Bruins ran into their 2021 kryptonite Thursday and lost their third straight game to the New York Islanders, 7-2. (Boston Hockey Now)
For any Pittsburgh Penguins fan who watched the Penguins game on Thursday night, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was again a dirty villain. Late in the first period, Wilson clobbered Mark Jankowski at full speed, but the puck was well past and Jankowski was defenseless. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
The Philadelphia Flyers got back in the win column at the Wells Fargo Center, but it’s just not the same without fans. However, that could soon be changing. (Philly Hockey Now)

Fighting through ‘ups and downs,’ defenseman Ryan Graves is embracing a new role with Avs. (Colorado Hockey Now)

The Montreal Canadiens lost to the Winnipeg Jets 6-3 in Dominique Ducharme’s debut as coach at Bell MTS Place on Thursday. Ducharme replaced Claude Julien, who was fired by Montreal on Wednesday. (

Patrick Kane moved one goal shy of 400 as he scored goal no. 399 for the Blackhawks in the win over the Blue Jackets. (

Washington Capitals’ forward T.J. Oshie may have scored one of the best goals of the season as he made a nifty move before falling down, but was able to lift a one-handed backhand through Tristan Jarry. (

Henrik Lundqvist not rushing a decision on his future in the NHL after open-heart surgery. But he was back on the ice just 47 days after his surgery but has a long recovery ahead. (

Angelique Fong was used to cheering on the Anaheim Ducks from the stands at the Honda Center. On Thursday, the team turned things around on her. (

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price allowed five goals on 29 shots in Thursday’s 6-3 loss to the Winnipeg Jets, dropping his record on the season to 5-4-3. “Maybe I’m overthinking things,” Price said. “That’s all I’ve got for you,”. (

Montreal Canadiens forward Josh Anderson left Thursday’s matchup with the Winnipeg Jets in the first period and did not return. (

Insider Trading: Will the Vancouver Canucks make a deal before the deadline? (