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Tavares says goodbye to Islanders, chooses the hometown Maple Leafs

Not everyday you can live a childhood dream pic.twitter.com/YUTKdfMALl — John Tavares (@91Tavares) July 1, 2018 John Tavares is going home. It sounds like it was a difficult decision for him to make. Shortly after Russia pulled a huge upset … Continue reading

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Tavares decision looming on eve of Canada Day

On what’s already been a intriguing day due to a wild and crazy World Cup soccer match won by France over disappointing Argentina 4-3 in the knockout stage, it’s also decision time for John Tavares. What will he decide? It’s … Continue reading

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Tavares Watch continues

As the school year officially comes to a close, July 1 is fast approaching. Though I can’t recall the first day of the free agent frenzy ever coming out on a Sunday. It will this weekend with the usual assortment … Continue reading

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Who wants the two wildcards in the crowded Metro?

With the All-Star break concluding highlighted by Brian Boyle replacing Taylor Hall to represent the Devils to thunderous applause in Tampa from appreciative fans who support the courageous vet battling Leukemia, the question of the day remains the same. Who … Continue reading

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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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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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HARD HITS: Coaching change working for Islanders

  When the Islanders visit Columbus this afternoon, they’ll look to continue their superb play under interim coach Doug Weight. Since he took over for Jack Capuano, they’re 12-4-2. Dating back to a 4-0 shutout over Boston in Capuano’s final … Continue reading

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Surging Islanders halt Rangers’ win streak with 4-2 victory

The Islanders got the better of the Rangers in a 4-2 win. Game Story. #NYI #NYR 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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