2015–16 NHL season

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Defenseman Nikita Zaitsev returned to Toronto's lineup after missing 17 games with a foot injury. Matthews doubled the lead when he picked up a Zach Hyman rebound in the slot and sent a wrist shot by Greiss at Jake Gardiner started the play with a long outlet pass and picked up the other assist to extend his point streak to six games.

New York appeared to be gaining some traction before Marner skated into the slot and re-directed a Nazem Kadri pass to make it at Tavares had a great chance to put his team on the board on the power play, but he juggled the puck at the side of an open net before getting off a weak shot that Andersen had no trouble with despite being on his back. Dermott finished off a pass from William Nylander with 1: Matthews skated right to the Islanders net to pick up the puck as a keepsake for Dermott.

You can hear him probably up in the press box," Matthews said. Holl made it with a wrist shot from an off angle that slipped through Greiss' legs at 3: This time it was Hyman who collected the puck for his teammate.

Toronto F Matt Martin was a healthy scratch for a third straight game. Islanders F Andrew Ladd was activated from injured reserve and inserted into the lineup after missing nine games with an upper-body injury.

The Score "John Tavares acknowledges that he deserves blame for the New York Islanders' shortcomings during his tenure, and wishes the team had accomplished more, but he's at peace with his contributions. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward expressed as much when asked if he was surprised by Sportsnet "Jake Gardiner calls them a "tough couple weeks.

Even as teammates rallied around him Toronto Star "Leafs GM Kyle Dubas shed a bit of light on the stalemated contract talks with restricted free agent William Nylander in a Saturday morning question-and-answer sessions with students from his alma mater, Brock University.

One student asked point blank when he was going to sign This, of course, would leave out Auston Matthews. Two of the Maple Leafs' alternate captains from a year But defensive zone concerns remain. In , the Leafs allowed the fifth-most shot attempts in the league at five-on-five They were, apparently, a team in decline.

They had missed their opportunity. They had lost some quality players. Then they managed the improbable: Sportsnet "The bookies in Las Vegas, Sidney Crosby, Patrick Kane, and that fanatic holding down the seat end of your local Toronto sports bar are all in agreement. Although restricted free-agent winger William Nylander is without a contract for the coming season, Tavares is confident the year-old will be at camp, which opens on Yikes did it get cold. But yes, just in He signed with his hometown team this summer, leaving the organization where he spent his entire nine-year NHL career.

While speaking at the NHL's media day, the Chicago Blackhawks forward was asked which team - other than his own - he thinks will win the Stanley Cup. That contract was filed on August 14th, six weeks after Ellis originally became eligible to add some years on to his Sportsnet "In the middle of recounting his varied excursions in Costa Rica this summer to a group of reporters — the jet skiing, the snorkelling, the jungle adventures and all those howler monkey encounters — Justin Holl stops and stares directly into the soul of a rolling camera from a Both star forwards have been eligible for an extension Toronto Sun "Eight days until training camp and no deal yet for restricted free agent winger William Nylander.

The main reason for that is that general manager Kyle Dubas feels the answers One team stood out among close to 20 clubs who inquired about the free agent centre. Pro Hockey Rumors "One of the most legendary women to ever play the game of hockey is still breaking new ground, as today Hayley Wickenheiser was hired as the Assistant Director of Player Development for the Toronto Maple Leafs.