Jason Chimera

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Isles Down Flyers in Philly

The Islanders continue to stay hot under interim head coach Doug Weight. Behind 34 saves from Thomas Greiss and goals from Anders Lee, Jason Chimera and Casey Cizikas, the Isles improved their record to 7-1-2 under Weight with a 3-1 win over the Flyers in Philadelphia Thursday night. The victory moved New York to within two […]

Will a Local Club Go After Kevin Shattenkirk?

The National Hockey League’s trade deadline is a month away (Feb. 28, 3 p.m.) and there’s no doubt that the Rangers, Islanders and Devils will be considering a move. After all, everybody talks deals, but few make them. The Game’s bible, The Hockey News, proclaims that St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk should have “five trade destinations.” […]

Game Preview: Islanders vs. Canadiens

BY: DAVID KOLB MONTREAL CANADIENS (29-13-7) @ NEW YORK ISLANDERS (20-17-9) SECOND OF THREE The New York Islanders will host the Montreal Canadiens for the second of three games between the clubs this season. Previously, the Habs edged the Isles on Oct. 26, winning 3-2 at Barclays Center. New York is currently in the midst of […]

Weight is on Weight After Islanders’ Coaching Change

The Jack Capuano Era with the Islanders ended with a win and a thud. Go figure. His team looked unbeatable in Beantown and a day later it’s Bye-Bye Cappy. Jack Capuano has been relieved of his duties #Isles — Shannon Hogan (@Shannon_Hogan) January 17, 2017 In his last game behind the bench, Jack watched his skaters […]

Game Preview: Islanders vs. Stars

BY: DAVID KOLB DALLAS STARS (19-19-8) @ NEW YORK ISLANDERS (17-17-8) Live Game Coverage Begins at 6:30 PM on MSG+ NEW BENCH-BOSS Tonight, the Islanders host the Dallas Stars for the first of two games the clubs play this season. This tilt will mark the first with Doug Weight behind the Isles’ bench as the new […]

Three Keys to Tonight’s Islanders-Capitals Game

By: David Kolb @DavidKolbMSG NEW YORK ISLANDERS (0-1-0) @ WASHINGTON CAPITALS (0-0-1) PREGAME COVERAGE: 6:30 PM, MSG+ The Islanders head to Washington tonight to face the Capitals at Verizon Center. The Isles look to bounce back after dropping their season opener, 5-3, to the Rangers while the Caps lost, 3-2, in a shootout to the Penguins Thursday. ISLANDERS KEYS […]

Chimera Agrees to Two-Year Deal

**COURTESY NEW YORK ISLANDERS** Veteran forward scored 20 goals last season July 1, 2015 – The New York Islanders have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with forward Jason Chimera. Chimera, 37, scored 40 points (20 goals, 20 assists) in 82 games last season with the Washington Capitals. He matched his career high in goals […]

Islanders Sign Ladd, Chimera & Parenteau

Andrew Ladd, Left Wing Last Played With Chicago A two-time Stanley Cup winner with the Blackhawks (2010) and Hurricanes (2006), Ladd was drafted fourth overall by Carolina in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound winger was traded to Chicago in 2008 after three years with the Hurricanes. He tallied 50 points (26 goals, […]