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NYHN Daily: Islanders Extend Point Streak to Seven Games & More



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The New York Islanders defeated the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 to push their point streak to seven games. The turning point of this game was Islanders netminder Semyon Varlamov save on Victor Olofsson. These stories and more on today’s daily links!

The New York Islanders made is seven straight games with points on Monday night with their 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres. (NYI Hockey Now)

It has become the norm this season that a big play or save by Semyon Varlamov has changed the course of a hockey game for the New York Islanders. That again was the case on Monday night. (NYI Hockey Now)

It may be a little longer before New York Islanders fans are back in the Nassau Coliseum says GM Lou Lamoriello. (NYI Hockey Now)

The Buffalo Sabres had not played a game since Jan 31. The Islanders spoiled their return. (

In the win, the Islanders did not allow a shot on goal in the third period. (Newsday)

Boston Bruins defensemen Matt Grzelcyk, Jakub Zboril, and Kevan Miller were all absent from Bruins practice Monday at Warrior Arena. (Boston Hockey Now)

The Pittsburgh Penguins couldn’t possibly remain as bad on the power play as they were for the season’s first 12 games. One game isn’t exactly setting the world on fire, but the Penguins’ sudden snap towards average special teams production was as much an encouraging sign as it was fruitful. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

Episode No. 44 of “Can’t Hear What Jeremy Says (because I got my two Stanley Cup rings plugged in my ears) is here. I’m joined by CHN colleague Scott “Mac Daddy” MacDonald, for a robust discussion about the Avs. (Colorado hockey Now)

With Robin Lehner out with an injury, Marc-Andre Fleury has shown that he should be the no. 1 netminder moving forward. (Vegas Hockey Now)

Monday night, the Panthers visited Tampa for the first time and pulled out their second win in three games against the Lightning, this one 6-4. (Florida Hockey Now)

The San Jose Sharks actually pulled out a regulation win as they beat the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 4-2. (San Jose Hockey Now)

The Ottawa Senators come back from down four to defeat the Maple Leafs in overtime. (

After the Calgary Flames allowed the San Jose Sharks to tie the game with 31 seconds left in the third, Johnny Gaudreau won it in overtime. (

Alex Galchenyuk was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs by the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday for forward Egor Korshkov and defenseman David Warsofsky. (

Dominic Kubalik scored twice for the Chicago Blackhawks, the second one coming in overtime to beat the Detroit Red Wings. (

The Dallas Stars postponed their home game Monday night against the Nashville Predators after a request from city officials not to play because of the impact extreme winter weather had on the area. (