Michael Grabner RW NYI 11 Days
Michael Grabner experienced the rare feat of scoring a pair of shorthanded goals for the Islanders in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over Toronto.
Grabner's goals actually came on the same Toronto man advantage, which was particularly disastrous for the Maple Leafs. Anders Lee also pitched in with a pair of tallies in the win while Lubomir Visnovsky scored the overtime winner.
Michael Grabner RW NYI 22 Days
Michael Grabner has struggled to capitalize on his chances in the NHL this season, but he's been in scoring in bunches for Austria at the Olympics.
He entered the Olympic break with two goals in his last 14 contests, but he's registered five markers in three matches in Sochi. Grabner has recorded just nine goals in 56 games and he went through a 31-game drought after scoring a pair in the Islanders' regular-season opener. His offensive touch may not carry over once the NHL resumes play, but he could be worth monitoring.
Michael Grabner RW NYI 23 Days
Michael Grabner had two goals and an assist in Austria's 3-1 win over Norway.
Grabner has done everything he could to help Austria in this tournament with an incredible five goals and six points in three contests. Michael Raffl accounted for the nation's other goal.
Michael Grabner RW NYI 26 Days
Michael Grabner scored three times including 36 seconds into the first period but it wasn't enough as Austria dropped an 8-4 decision to Finland at the Olympics Thursday.
Grabner beat Tuukka Rask twice in the third period as he tapped the first one past the Finnish netminder and wristed his hat trick goal late in the third. The Austrians were even with the Finns for the first 19 minutes of the game as the Finns tied the game at one before Thomas Vanek set up Thomas Hundertpfund to make it 2-1 for Austria. Michael Raffl assisted on two goals by Grabner with Canadian-born Brian Lebler also picking up a helper.
Michael Grabner RW NYI 2 Months
Michael Grabner scored a goal and dished out an assist for the Islanders in Thursday's 6-4 loss to Pittsburgh.
The lightning fast skater's goal was just his eighth of the season, a disappointing figure for a player considered to be a sniper. Brock Nelson, Josh Bailey and Kyle Okposo all found the back of the net for the Isles in the loss.