Tag Archives: Islanders

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: Parity gives underdogs a chance in unpredictable league, Brodeur and Marty St. Louis inducted

A look at the current standings tells a story. The 2018-19 NHL season is unlike most. With few exceptions, most teams are struggling. Both the Capitals and Golden Knights would be out of the playoffs if the season ended today. … 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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Pick your favorite scoring line

There are plenty of exciting flavors in the NHL that can excite hockey fans when it comes to scoring lines. Much like ice cream, it depends on your preference. Continue reading

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The best New York team plays in Buffalo

There isn’t much excitement in the New York area for sports this winter. You have to look much further to find a compelling team worth following. 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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Hockey Preview Part 1: Ranking the Metro Division

Believe it or not, we’re less than two weeks away from the start of a new season. A time for new beginnings. That’s especially true in the Metro Division, where as many as six of the eight teams should be … Continue reading

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Preseason continues: Rangers and Islanders face off tomorrow

As training camp continues, so does the preseason. So far, the Rangers haven’t been that busy compared to the Islanders and Flyers. The latter of who they lost to 6-4 on Wednesday in the first game at Madison Square Garden. … 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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