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Hughes led Devils get litmus test against Islanders

The Devils are off to a good start in this shortened 56-game season. With second-year center Jack Hughes leading the way with six points (2-4-6) including a statement two goal, assist game in a 4-3 win over the Rangers on … Continue reading

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In role reversal, more focused Blueshirts turn tables on Islanders

AP Photo by New York Rangers via Twitter First start in 10 months.Casual shutout.Not a big deal. pic.twitter.com/iCWKJKfRHo — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) January 17, 2021 One thing we’re learning in the early going is that these two game series … Continue reading

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Misguided Blueshirts punish DeAngelo for first game

Maybe it shouldn’t be so shocking. The Rangers clearly don’t like Tony DeAngelo. It doesn’t matter that he led the defense in basically every offensive category. He gets no love from half a foolish fanbase that’s so far removed from … Continue reading

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Islanders take sloppy Rangers to school

⭐️ #ISLES STARS OF THE GAME! ⭐️ pic.twitter.com/L9WKBJ1wwp — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) January 15, 2021 If this were a prize fighting match, they would’ve stopped it early. It wasn’t even close. The Rangers stumbled and fumbled literally against a … Continue reading

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Zibanejad in for tonight’s season opener versus Islanders

The countdown's on. pic.twitter.com/uPZAuT2BHm — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) January 14, 2021 The last time the Rangers faced the Islanders, it was electric at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island. The Islanders had rallied to force overtime in a huge match. … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: What can be learned from the Islanders’ run

It’s not too often I write about a bitter rival. However, the Islanders made it impossible not to devote a few posts to them due to their great run in these very unpredictable and strange Stanley Cup Playoffs. Give credit … Continue reading

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Cirelli’s overtime winner sets up Stanley Cup Final between Lightning and Stars

The Lightning advanced to the Stanley Cup Final thanks to overtime hero Anthony Cirelli, who beat a brilliant Semyon Varlamov at 13:18 of sudden death to give Tampa a hard fought six game series win over the scrappy Islanders. They’ll … Continue reading

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Lightning put Islanders on the brink

For more than half of Game Four, the Islanders were in position to even their best-of-seven series against the heavy favorite Lightning. Semyon Varlamov had made some big saves to keep a strong Bolts surge off the scoreboard. He certainly … Continue reading

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Lightning strikes twice for Islanders

It’s an off day for the Eastern Conference Final that’s being played in the Edmonton bubble. While the Islanders and Lightning get a break, the Western Conference Final continues tonight with Game Three between the Stars and Golden Knights. That … Continue reading

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Islanders dominate miserable Flyers to advance to Conference Finals

If last night was a Game Seven for a chance to make the Final Four of this long Stanley Cup tournament, someone forgot to tell the Flyers. Following consecutive wins in overtime including the Game Six victory in double overtime, … Continue reading

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