Tag Archives: Cal Clutterbuck

Barzal leads Islanders to 4-3 shootout win over Red Wings at the old barn

Some home cooking was in order. Mathew Barzal had one of his best games of the season. The second-year center led the Islanders to a much needed 4-3 win over the Red Wings in the shootout at the old barn. … Continue reading

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Right Where They Belong: Islanders give fans an emotional 3-2 win over Blue Jackets in return to Nassau Coliseum

Photo courtesy of New York Islanders via Twitter. They had waited and waited for this day. Ever since it was announced that the Islanders would play some of their home schedule back at the Nassau Coliseum, Saturday, December 1 was … Continue reading

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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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Preseason Game 4: Rangers host Devils

Tonight, the Devils visit MSG for the first time in the only preseason meeting between the Hudson Rivals. For the Rangers, it’s the fourth game of exhibition with two remaining. On Saturday, they were 5-2 losers to the Islanders at … Continue reading

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Islanders bring back Matt Martin, sign Lehner

The Islanders are moving on from the devastation of John Tavares leaving for the Maple Leafs. They’re doing it in odd fashion, by loading up on third and fourth liners. After agreeing to a four-year deal with former Leaf Leo … Continue reading

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Preseason: Islanders tip Sabres 3-1, Barzal looks good, NHL should start sooner

The Islanders have quietly gone about their business this preseason. In their second to last tuneup, they went to Buffalo and defeated the Sabres 3-1. They have yet to lose in regulation improving to 5-0-2.┬áThe odd question is why play … Continue reading

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Ugly first period dooms fading Islanders

They had played so well since interim coach Doug Weight took over. It looked like the Islanders would make the playoffs for a second consecutive year, rallying around Weight. Since beating the Rangers and Penguins last week, it’s been a … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Snow to blame for Islanders mess

It only took 42 games. But the Islanders finally fired coach Jack Capuano. A day after the team went into Boston and shut the Bruins out 4-0, they decided to send Capuano his walking papers. So after nearly seven years … Continue reading

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