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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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Eberle’s clutch goal in double overtime helps Islanders force Game Six

Semyon Varlamov gives a little assist to help Johnny Boychuk back to the bench. The Islanders are still alive after Jordan Eberle scored at 12:30 of the second overtime in a 2-1 win in Game Five last night over the … Continue reading

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Rangers drop tuneup against Islanders

In the first hockey they’ve played since March, the Rangers had an exhibition game against the Islanders at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. It was a tuneup for both old rivals as they each get ready for their respective Preliminary Series … Continue reading

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A Georgiev Statement: Islanders mastery continues for Rangers wildcard, Kreider wins it with 24.6 seconds left

Rangers hero Chris Kreider wears the Broadway Hat after scoring a clutch power play goal to beat the Islanders 3-2 with 24.6 seconds left in regulation. He’s making a strong case to stay. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How good are the Islanders?

Mat Barzal celebrates a goal in another Islanders win. They’re off to a hot start in Year Two under Barry Trotz. How good are they? AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It’s Year Two for the Islanders under … Continue reading

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The first place New York Islanders

☝️☝️☝️ #YesYesYes pic.twitter.com/6npSA8zTjo — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) January 19, 2019 A quick glimpse of the standings and you’ll probably do a double take. Maybe even a triple take. METRO DIVISION 1.New York Islanders 47 GP 28-15-4 60 Pts 26 … Continue reading

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Islanders continue to be a surprise

When John Tavares chose the hometown Maple Leafs, whose pajamas he wore as a kid, the Islanders were supposed to be not too good. Even in the new era of Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz, they were not expected to … Continue reading

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Quinn turns to Georgiev against Islanders and Skjei returns on Turkey Eve rematch

When the lights go dim at 7 o’clock later tonight at MSG, it’ll be the prelude to another Battle of New York at 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue. Indeed, the Islanders and Rangers will do battle for the second time … 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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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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