Tag Archives: Islanders

Happy 4th! Rangers sign Desharnais, Kovalchuk stays home

On the 4th of July, the Rangers filled one spot by signing David Desharnais for one year, $1 million. It’s a low risk move in hopes that the undersized, speedy veteran center can play fourth line. There once was a … Continue reading

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NHL Draft Recap: Rangers grab Lias Andersson and Filip Chytil, Sabres take Casey Mittlestadt, Islanders trade Hamonic to Flames

New Post: The 2017 NHL Draft had its share of big trades. Plus interesting picks for Rangers and Sabres.

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Say goodbye to Stepan and Raanta: Traded to Coyotes for DeAngelo and 7th overall pick

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Maple Leafs clinch, eliminate Islanders on wild Saturday night

Saturday will be remembered. But not for the Islanders despite a heroic performance from Halak. Continue reading

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Lightning stay alive in wildcard

The Lightning are still in play for the final wildcard in the East. For a second straight night, they stayed alive by winning on the road against a Canadian team in the Atlantic Division. After beating the Maple Leafs 4-1 … 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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Rangers to rest four tomorrow, Marchand spears Gotchin

New Post: Marchand spearing cheap shot despicable. Rangers to rest 4. #Marchand #NYR 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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Rangers make playoffs, lose 5-4 to Sharks in overtime

With one point earned in a wild and crazy 5-4 overtime loss to the Sharks, the Rangers made the playoffs for a seventh straight year. While Sam Rosen and Joe Micheletti propped that up as only they can for MSG … Continue reading

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