Posts Tagged ‘Jon Sim’

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Tortorella left screaming as Islanders defeat Rangers, again.

December 17, 2009
 

Roloson and the Islanders frustrated the Blue-Shirts all night long

via Associated Press

NEW YORK — Without watching a minute of action, it was easy to tell which New York team came out on top in the first half of a home-and-home series between the Islanders and Rangers.

All it took was a glimpse at the postgame reactions.

While the Islanders celebrated a team effort that produced a 2-1 road win on Wednesday night, Rangers coach John Tortorella unleashed an expletive-filled tirade after his offensively challenged club dropped its fifth straight (0-3-2).

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Nolan’s late goal downs Islanders

November 21, 2009

Owen Nolan made the crowd go wild.

Not quite the homecoming Kyle Okposo had hoped for.

Just when it looked like the Islanders would play their 11th overtime period in 22 games, Owen Nolan notched his second goal of the night with a little over a minute to play in the third period to break a 2-2 tie, shock the Islanders and give the Wild a 3-2 win at Xcel Energy Center last night.

With 1:07 remaining in regulation, Nolan scored after Eric Belanger intercepted Blake Comeau’s clearing attempt at the blue line and connected with Nolan down low for the game-winner.The oldest guy on the team, Nolan, was the difference maker, not only offensively but defensively as he dove down to block a shot in the waning seconds as well. 

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