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Game #62 Panarin and Zibanejad save the Rangers in an emotional 4-3 overtime win over gritty Islanders, Georgiev stands on head, McKegg and Howden score

No words. Just a great photograph. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images Sometimes, you gotta be lucky. Whether it’s in life or whatever venture, luck being on your side is good. The Rangers were lucky to win … Continue reading

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Game #48: Costly mistakes hurt Rangers in 4-2 loss to Islanders without Panarin, hit All-Star break on sour note

You had to figure the Islanders would come with more urgency. Having dropped the first two meetings over the last week and then blowing a home game to the Caps while only getting a point in Carolina via a shootout, … Continue reading

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New year brings new hope

Despite a 5-2-1 stretch heading into the new year I remained skeptical about the Devils’ ability to maintain their recent run, especially with a schedule that doesn’t get any easier heading into the long All-Star break in a little over … Continue reading

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Game #15: Outclawed by the Panthers in a Texas Holdem style shootout, disappointing Sunday

Ryan Lindgren is pumped up after scoring his first NHL goal. The Rangers lost to the Panthers 6-5 in a crazy game that lacked defense, but had plenty of excitement. AP Photo via New York Rangers courtesy Getty Images Rather … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How good are the Islanders?

Mat Barzal celebrates a goal in another Islanders win. They’re off to a hot start in Year Two under Barry Trotz. How good are they? AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It’s Year Two for the Islanders under … Continue reading

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The courageous words of deserving Masterton recipient Robin Lehner

If anyone suffers from mental illness, then you know the stigma attached to it. It can really suck. It kicked my ass recently in the form of a panic attack. Then a mini episode yesterday. Having battled Panic Disorder for … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Another One Bites The Dust

Another One Bites The Dust. Much like the classic Queen hit, higher seeds continue to go by the wayside in an unpredictable 2019 NHL Playoffs. The Winnipeg Jets became the latest victim in a first round that’s seen both top … Continue reading

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Two unpredictable sweeps

We’ve come a long way. And we’re ready to keep proving people wrong. #Isles pic.twitter.com/wMnnnETv6Q — x – New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) April 17, 2019 Not even a week in and two Eastern Conference teams have been sent packing in … Continue reading

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Islanders get blanked by Bobrovsky and Blue Jackets

The Islanders remain a great story this season. On the verge of clinching a playoff berth under Jack Adams candidate Barry Trotz, they entered last night’s road game in Columbus fresh off two big wins this past weekend. Consecutive victories … Continue reading

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Game #67: Thankless Tuesday – Blue Jackets 2, Devils 1 (SO)

In the debate of win versus tank within every fanbase during losing seasons, one thing pretty much every fan on both sides can agree on…the useless loser point doesn’t help jack for the Devils at this point. It would have … Continue reading

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