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Game #19: Islanders again beat the Rangers in wild 7-5 shootout

How would I describe the latest Rangers’ defeat at the hands of their kryptonite, the Islanders? Like this following their 7-5 home win on a snowy night that was highlighted by world beater Anthony Beauvillier’s first career hat trick. It's … Continue reading

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Classic Rivalry continues tonight in Brooklyn

In less than an hour, the puck will drop on another installment of a classic rivalry. That’s always been the case whenever the Rangers and Islanders get together. A unique blood rivalry between New York teams that dates back to … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Trotz has surprising Islanders in first place

A good coach can make all the difference. For years, the Islanders have been viewed by many observers as an afterthought in the metro area. Despite a rich history and tradition that includes the Stanley Cup dynasty of winning four … Continue reading

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Tavares says goodbye to Islanders, chooses the hometown Maple Leafs

Not everyday you can live a childhood dream pic.twitter.com/YUTKdfMALl — John Tavares (@91Tavares) July 1, 2018 John Tavares is going home. It sounds like it was a difficult decision for him to make. Shortly after Russia pulled a huge upset … Continue reading

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Tavares Watch continues

As the school year officially comes to a close, July 1 is fast approaching. Though I can’t recall the first day of the free agent frenzy ever coming out on a Sunday. It will this weekend with the usual assortment … Continue reading

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Islanders late comeback nets point in 4-3 overtime loss to Penguins

In a wild and crazy game between old Patrick Division rivals, the Islanders rally fell just short. However, they were able to come back and score twice in a 3:43 span late in the third period to gain a point … Continue reading

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Battle of New York Part I: Islanders win 4-3 in a shootout, Rangers fall to 1-5-2

When you struggle to win games, it really gets hard. In the first Battle of New York of the season, the Rangers lost another tough one- this time to the blood rival Islanders 4-3 in a shootout at MSG on … Continue reading

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Pionk’s highlight reel goal offsets penalty fest in first preseason game

"It was a really special feeling…I'm just trying to pinch myself to make sure it's real." – @NPionk95 on his OT winner for #NYR pic.twitter.com/VI62JVJAAw — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) September 19, 2017 If this is the new standard for … Continue reading

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Halak keeps Islanders alive while Leafs lose

The Islanders are still alive. Barely. Behind Jaroslav Halak, they shutout the Hurricanes 3-0 in Raleigh Thursday night. The resurgent goalie who replaced Thomas Greiss by regaining his job made 29 saves. If they do somehow make the playoffs, they … Continue reading

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Islanders try to stay alive

There is still hope. Thanks to Thomas Hickey’s overtime winner at Nashville the other night, the Islanders are still alive for the playoffs. Barely. They need to win out and get lots of help. That is the situation for a … Continue reading

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