Posts Tagged ‘Matt Moulson’

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Islanders cruise past the Red Wings

January 13, 2010

Rob Schremp had two goals

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The New York Islanders and Detroit Red Wings both returned East after successful western trips.

Only the host Islanders brought their game back with them.

Rob Schremp posted his first two-goal game in the NHL, and Dwayne Roloson earned perhaps the easiest shutout of his career in New York’s 6-0 victory over the lifeless Red Wings on Tuesday night.

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Shootout in the Desert

January 10, 2010

Matt Moulson beats Jason LaBarbera for the game-winner in the shootout

In one of the strangest games of the season, the Islanders won the game 5-4 in their fourth shootout in the past 7 games. Matt Moulson nabbed the second point for the Islanders after going top shelf to end a 2-2 stalemate in the sixth round.

For all the drama the shootout normally brings,  however, it was pretty anticlimactic compared to what happened in regulation, particularly the second period.

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Islanders feast on some home-cooking

December 12, 2009

Frans Nielsen beat Tim Thomas for the game winner in overtime

 

The Islanders snapped a three-game losing streak with Frans Nielsen’s breakaway backhander 24 seconds into overtime. Dwayne Roloson was great once again in goal and held the Islanders in the game despite being outshot 17-3 by the Bruins in the third period.Matt Moulson had a goal and an assist for the Islanders (12-13-7), Rob Schremp scored his first NHL goal, and Kyle Okposo had two assists.

“That one was from juniors,” Schremp joked. “That was fun. I was excited. It was just nice to see the goal get past the line.”

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Moulson Ice- Hat trick helps cool off Atlanta

December 4, 2009

Matt Moulson celebrates one of his three goals on the night

 

For the second time in as many games, the Islanders defeated the dangerous and dynamic Atlanta Thrashers 4-1 in the ATL Thursday night.  The story of the game was Matt Moulson and his first ever NHL hat-trick.  Moulson now has two mult-goal games this season and leads the team with 14 goals. 

“It was good,” Moulson said. “My dad said he’d lock me out if I didn’t score or we didn’t get a win.”

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Flyers out hustle, out muscle, Islanders in 2-1 win

November 26, 2009

Scott Hartnell scored the game-winner for the Flyers

Despite grabbing the Flyers’ most potent Islander-killer of years past in Martin Biron (12-1-0 against the Islanders), New York still couldn’t beat Philadelphia on Long Island last night.  The Islanders went all of last year without beating Philadelphia, and although Biron was solid in net,  the Islanders didn’t give him much help.  The Isles registered only one shot on goal in the third period that was tied 1-1 until Scott Hartnell’s game-winner at 14:33.  The Islanders had 28 shots throughout the first two periods, but seemed to tire towards the end as the Flyers were able to out-work them to loose pucks. 

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Islanders vs. Flyers

November 25, 2009

Jeff Carter leads the Flyers Power Play unit ranked 1st in the NHL

@ Nassau Coliseum: Long Island, New York

 

Philadelphia Flyers (12-8-1, 25 pts)

vs.

New York Islanders (9-8-7, 25 pts)

Game time: 7pm

 

News and Notes including a DiPietro siting after the jump!

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The Cardiac Kids; Islanders defeat Maple Leafs in overtime

November 23, 2009

Roloson had a career-high 58 saves against the Leafs

 

Josh Bailey’s goal at the 4:17 mark of overtime, coupled with an outstanding performance from Dwayne Roloson, helped the New York Islanders take a 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs Monday night.  Despite getting severely outplayed, the Isles were able to escape with two points, and concluded the road trip with 8 points in 7 games. 

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