New York Islanders Newshttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/New York Islanders NewsFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:54:43 +0000Kristers Gudlevskis New Maskhttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/kristers-gudlevskis-new-mask/c-290705960<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Check out Kristers Gudlevskis new Islanders goalie mask. </p></div>New York IslandersFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:54:43 +0000New York Islanders Transactionshttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/new-york-islanders-transactions/c-282154756<div class="article-item__preview"><p>A running feed of New York Islanders transactions:</p><p><b>August 18:</b> Linus Soderstrom has been loaned to HV 71 Jonkoping (Swedish Hockey League).</p><p><b>August 8:</b> Stephen Gionta agreed on a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract.</p><p><b>August 2: </b><span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-73033D3C8BA3D15DEF799">Calvin de Haan</span> agreed to terms on a one-year contract.</p><p><b>July 27: </b>Connor Jones agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) deal.</p><p><b>July 24: </b><span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-C3CEB6726BE022EE35FB7">Adam Pelech</span> agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension.</p></div>New York IslandersFri, 18 Aug 2017 15:06:12 +0000Catching Up With John Tavareshttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/catching-up-with-john-tavares/c-290689456<div class="article-item__preview"><p><span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-353118BCB94CB5650C3AF">John Tavares</span> has always been metaphorically married to hockey, but after proposing to longtime girlfriend Aryne this month, the Isles captain is ready to add another love to his life.</p><p>Tavares said today in an interview with NewYorkIslanders.com that the proposal was the highlight of his summer, along with travelling through California with his now fiancé. Surrounding those highlights was rehabbing injuries and now training for the 2017-18 campaign. With about a month left to go in the offseason, NewYorkIslanders.com caught up with the Islanders captain to talk about his recovery, the addition of <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-C0F42F6134962F18681B1">Jordan Eberle</span> and more. </p></div>Cory WrightWed, 16 Aug 2017 21:27:07 +0000Islanders To Host NHL Centennial Fan Arena Sept. 16-17 on Long Islandhttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/islanders-host-nhl-centennial-tour/c-290663430<div class="article-item__preview"><p>The New York Islanders will host the NHL Centennial Fan Arena, a main pillar of the league's year-long centennial celebration, on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the team's official practice facility, Northwell Health Ice Center in East Meadow, NY. The following day, Sunday, Sept. 17, the tour will stop at NYCB LIVE, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum prior to the Islanders game against the Philadelphia Flyers.  </p><p>During Saturday's festivities at Northwell Health Ice Center, fans can watch the Islanders take the ice during Training Camp, as they prepare for the upcoming 2017-18 season.  </p></div>New York Islanders PRTue, 15 Aug 2017 14:52:37 +0000Prince Out 4-6 Monthshttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/prince-out-4-6-months/c-290664448<div class="article-item__preview"><p><em>New York Islanders statement regarding <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-24B51A859216D939C4D86">Shane Prince</span>: </em></p><p>At the conclusion of the 2016-17 season, Shane Prince returned home and continued the rehabilitation of his high ankle sprain injury. During the later stages of his rehabilitation he began to have increasing discomfort that deterred his training process for the upcoming 2017-18 season. After notifying our medical staff he was referred to specialists, who after trying more conservative measures determined that it was in Shane's best interest to have surgery. He has since had the surgery, is doing well and is expected to return to full activity in 4-6 months.</p></div>New York Islanders PRMon, 14 Aug 2017 19:20:16 +0000Catching Up With Calvin de Haanhttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/catching-up-with-calvin-de-haan/c-290641394<div class="article-item__preview"><p><span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-95DB11973556C9B67C086">Calvin de Haan</span> blocks enough shots during the season that he'd prefer if projectiles didn't come his way over the summer. </p><p>So standing in front of a pitching machine and taking baseballs off the chest - a la Happy Gilmore - isn't a part of his offseason training, even for the team's best shot-blocker.  </p><p>"There's nothing worse than getting hit with a puck in Shinny," de Haan said. "Trust me." </p></div>Cory WrightThu, 10 Aug 2017 19:52:24 +0000Gionta Agrees To One-Year Contracthttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/gionta-agrees-to-one-year-contract/c-290620374<div class="article-item__preview"><p>The New York Islanders announced today that <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-4BC36D60C89B26EEEB982">Stephen Gionta</span> has agreed on a one-year, two-way (NHL/AHL) contract.</p><p>Gionta, 33, played in 26 games for the Islanders last season, scoring six points (one goal and five assists). The Rochester, NY native also played in seven games with the Islanders American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, scoring one goal and two assists.  </p></div>New York Islanders PRTue, 08 Aug 2017 18:09:08 +0000Stanley Cups and Slo-Pitchhttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/stanley-cups-and-slo-pitch/c-290546590<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Buried in a box of forgotten black and white photos in a storage room at Nassau Coliseum was a picture of a young Clark Gillies playing softball. </p><p>It's dated sometime in the summer of 1980, in an undiscernible ballpark with a full grandstand and deep dugouts. Most people are drawn to his legs, which are huge and project a sense of power in his swing. Gillies was a minor league baseball player before his Islanders career, so his plate presence looks natural. It's a cool enough photo by itself, but if you look closer, you'll notice the catcher is wearing a Philadelphia Flyers logo on his jersey. </p></div>Cory WrightMon, 07 Aug 2017 17:51:33 +0000De Haan Looking To Build Off Career Yearhttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/de-haan-looking-to-build-off-career-year/c-290574456<div class="article-item__preview"><p>After <span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-5B7F51A2C54014AD4C283"><a href="https://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/de-haan-agrees-to-terms/c-290568236">signing a one-year deal</a></span> with the New York Islanders on Wednesday, <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-0538748D244C0E141F18F">Calvin de Haan</span> can now focus his full efforts on the 2017-18 season. </p><p>"It's a nice relief, I'm excited to be coming back," de Haan said on Wednesday afternoon. "It was nice to get the deal done before [arbitration]." </p></div>Cory WrightWed, 02 Aug 2017 20:40:39 +0000De Haan Agrees To Termshttps://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/de-haan-agrees-to-terms/c-290568236<div class="article-item__preview"><p>The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with defenseman <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-5DCC005AB0E478BB1A3AF">Calvin de Haan</span> on a one-year contract.</p><p>de Haan, 26, established career highs in points (25), goals (5) and assists (20), while playing in all 82 games during his fourth full season with the Islanders. He finished second amongst Islanders defensemen in points and assists, while ranking fourth in the National Hockey League in blocked shots (190). At the completion of the NHL season, de Haan was selected as a member of Team Canada at the 2017 World Championships, winning a silver medal. </p></div>New York Islanders PRWed, 02 Aug 2017 13:42:47 +0000