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Rosner Wrap: Binnington’s Antics, Sorokin’s Save, Ovechkin Ties Howe

Here are the New York Islanders and NHL stories to know for Nov. 4. From a Gordie Howe hat trick to a Gordie Howe record.



New York Islanders captain Anders Lee hugging netminder Ilya Sorokin after 5-2 win over St. Louis Blues (Courtesy of New York Islanders Instagram)

 With a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Blues, the New York Islanders have won five straight and improved to 7-4-0.

They will be on ice in Detroit for practice on Friday as they take on the Red Wings Satuedat afternoon.

Here’a your New York Islanders and NHL stories to know for today:

NYI Hockey Now: The New York Islanders notched their fifth straight victory as they defeated the St. Louis Blues by a score of 5-2. Brock Nelson scored his fifth in four games, while Anders Lee notched a Gordie Howe hat trick in the second period. New York Islanders.

NYI Hockey Now: St. Louis Blues netminder Jordan Binnington is a Stanley Cup champion. He can also be emotional and a goalie who doesn’t mind starting trouble. He did so against the New York Islanders on Thursday night. New York Islanders.

NYI Hockey Now: Heading into St. Louis, the New York Islanders were set to face a feisty St. Louis Blues’ team that is more talented than the five-game losing streak it was suffering. Without the play of Ilya Sorokin, the deficit after the first period would be much greater than 1-0. He made one save in particular of Jake Neighbours that you just have to see. New York Islanders.

NYI Hockey Now: With the New York Islanders in the Gateway to the West, they have a chance to reconnect with two former teammates in Nick Leddy and Thomas Greiss. Both were integral parts in the New York Islanders turning things around as a franchise, as Nick Leddy led on the backend, while Thomas Greiss was a stable presence in goal, something that had been missing from the organization. New York Islanders.

NYI Hockey Now: Through the New York Islanders first 10 games of the 2022-23 season, they have a record of 6-4-0. Their new system  They are currently riding a four-game winning streak and have showcased an ability to play more than just a defensive-minded game. Here are my 10 takeaways.  New York Islanders.

NYI Hockey Now: Omaha-Nebraska Maverick forward Cameron Berg was selected in the 4th round of the 2021 NHL Draft by the New York Islanders. Now in his second year in the NCAA, our very own Joshua Linsenberg had the chance to catch up with the Islander prospect and his head coach Mike Gabinet prior to the LIU vs. Omaha-Nebraska series last weekend. New York Islanders.

Pittsburgh Hockey Now: It was, perhaps, Jake Guentzel’s most impressive — and revealing — act during the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 6-3 loss in Buffalo Wednesday evening. And all he did was stand there. Pittsburgh Penguins.

Philly Hockey Now: In “Road to Redemption,” Chris Therien and author Wayne Fish detail the former Philadelphia Flyers defenseman’s career, his battle with alcoholism, and his new path to help others recover from alcohol or drug abuse. This second excerpt is from Chapter 12. Philadelphia Flyers.

Washington Hockey Now: For Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, hitting milestones has become something of a norm as he climbs higher on the NHL’s all-time goals list, but Thursday’s feat stood out as he tied Gordie Howe. Washington Capitals.

Florida Hockey Now: Paul Maurice said after Tuesday night’s loss in Arizona that this was the first time his Florida Panthers lost a game due to its play in the third period. Thursday night, they almost did it again as the Panthers almost cost themselves another one in the third on Thursday. Florida Panthers.

Vegas Hockey Now: Good teams find ways to win hockey games, and that is exactly what the Vegas Golden Knights (10-2-0, 20 points) did Thursday against the Ottawa Senators (4-6-0, 8 points) for a 5-4 win. The VGK played their worst defensive game of the year and blew a 5-1 lead. But they held on for their tenth win of the season. Vegas Golden Knights.

San Jose Hockey Now: The San Jose Sharks welcome the Florida Panthers into town, as Rudolfs Balcers makes his return. The Panthers drew first and second blood, but Timo Meier got the Sharks on the board. Then, Erik Karlsson and Matt Benning scored. San Jose Sharks.

Dallas Hockey Now: The Stars were dominant in the desert on Thursday night. Following Denis Gurianov’s first goal of the season 1:27 into the game, Dallas used a four-goal first period to run the Coyotes out of Mullet Arena 7-2. Dallas Stars.


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