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Matt Carkner

  1. Video: Islanders’ Carkner fights Sabres’ Scott

    Mar 15, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

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    Two teams at or near the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings.

  2. Visnovsky (concussion) returns after 46-game absence

    Jan 27, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

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    Lubomir Visnovsky

    It looks like he’ll be eased back into the lineup.

  3. Capuano: ‘We’re in last place, so no one should be arguing’ about lineup changes

    Dec 23, 2013, 2:36 PM EDT

    Jack Capuano

    Head coach shuffling the deck a bit for tonight’s game in Detroit.

  4. Islanders players hold closed-door meeting after ninth straight loss

    Dec 8, 2013, 10:44 AM EDT

    New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin has a shot from Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar, of Slovenia, get by him for a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

    They’re 14 points out of a playoff spot.

  5. No Clutterbuck, Carkner for Isles Thursday

    Nov 7, 2013, 6:51 PM EDT

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    characlutterbuckgetty

    Two heavy hitters out of the lineup.

  6. Shanahan: ‘I hate what Ray Emery did’

    Nov 5, 2013, 3:11 PM EDT

    emerypunching

    And thinks the NHL’s rulebook needs to be changed.

  7. Nabby nixed? Capuano says if Poulin ‘plays well, he’s going to play more’

    Oct 23, 2013, 11:11 AM EDT

    NabbyPoulin

    We could have a goaltending controversy on Long Island.

  8. Reinhart makes Isles’ opening-day roster

    Sep 30, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

    Griffin Reinhart, fourth overall pick by the New York Islanders, shakes hands during Round One of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 22, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
(June 21, 2012 - Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)

    Young d-man can still be returned to junior.

  9. Playoffs Tonight: It’s time for Vokoun

    May 9, 2013, 8:04 AM EDT

    VokounFleury

    Chicago and Ottawa both have a chance to end their respective series.

  10. Isles activate Grabner from IR, in tonight vs. Montreal

    Mar 21, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT

    Michael Grabner

    D Matt Carkner is also back; Kevin Poulin gets the start in goal.

  11. NHL on NBCSN: Inconsistent Islanders face steady Bruins

    Feb 26, 2013, 8:02 AM EDT

    John Tavares

    The match will start at 7:30 p.m. ET

  12. Report: Isles have no plans to trade Niederreiter

    Jan 23, 2013, 2:49 PM EDT

    Nino Niederreiter

    GM Garth Snow: “Nino has never told me that he’s unhappy.”

  13. Niederreiter continues to impress, but won’t start season with Isles

    Jan 17, 2013, 11:12 AM EDT

    New York Islanders Blue v White Game

    Forecast calls for a return of El Nino to Bridgeport.

  14. Isles claim former Kings first-rounder Hickey off waivers

    Jan 15, 2013, 12:59 PM EDT

    Thomas Hickey

    Never played a regular season game for L.A.

  15. What’s been lost: Five best games you won’t get to see

    Oct 19, 2012, 3:39 PM EDT

    ovechkincrosbyhandshake

    There’s probably more than five, but doing any extra would’ve gotten depressing.

  16. Offseason Report: New York Islanders

    Aug 12, 2012, 10:33 AM EDT

    John Tavares, Matt Moulson

    It’s never dull even when times are bad.

  17. Offseason Report: Ottawa Senators

    Jul 29, 2012, 1:46 PM EDT

    Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images

    Can they build on last season’s surprise playoff appearance?

  18. Sens GM Murray on Alfredsson return: “The impression I got was a good one”

    Jul 12, 2012, 1:58 PM EDT

    Daniel Alfredsson

    “There is still no final decision on anything, but we had a very good conversation.”

  19. Colorado signs John Mitchell…Carkner to follow?

    Jul 1, 2012, 1:22 PM EDT

    John Mitchell

    The Avs announced they’ve signed the pair, but the latter seems to have hit a snag.

  20. Ottawa owner: Karlsson’s contract demands must be “reasonable”

    Apr 30, 2012, 12:39 PM EDT

    Erik Karlsson

    Impending RFA could cash in big this summer.

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