Jan 20, 2014; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (21) celebrates scoring with teammates during the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. New York Islanders won 4-3 in shootout. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports
Welcome to New York Islanders GIFS of the Week, a weekly post dedicated to highlighting some of the best goals, saves, hits, and celebrations.
The past week in Islanders hockey resembled the “Wonkavator” from the 1971 film “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” Like the Wonkavator, no one really ever knew which way the team was going: forward, backwards, sideways, or slantways. However, they managed to pick up four out of a possible eight points (1/11/14-1/18/14), all while pulling out a few more thrillers and come from behind victories.
With that being said, here are a few of the more notable highlights from the past week:
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