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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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Game #44: Zuccarello late goal gives Rangers hard fought 2-1 win over Islanders to earn split

Right place. Right time.#NYR get their first win in the Barclays Center off a Zuuuuuuucc goal! pic.twitter.com/RndCLV0qOM — MSG Networks (@MSGNetworks) January 12, 2019 Not every game is a Picasso or Renoir. When it comes to The Rivalry, sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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Game #43: Rangers waste good effort in excruciating 4-3 loss to Islanders

There are losses, and then there are LOSSES. I don’t feel like explaining myself. When you give the kind of effort the Rangers put into a third period they dominated, and still lose in excruciating fashion, it speaks volumes about … Continue reading

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Struggling Rangers try to slow down wildcard chasing rival Islanders in home and home

The tale of two classic New York rivals is at the midpoint of a weird season. One where scoring is way up and the amount of parity is not good like Gary Bettman portrays. There just aren’t many good teams. … 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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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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Game #22: Rangers finally get best of Islanders in 5-0 shutout on Turkey Eve

#NYR Broadway Hat and first shutout puck for Georgie! pic.twitter.com/SL1a6onCDA — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) November 22, 2018 I was thinking about a good way to start this post. By now, you’re all home following the first Rangers win over … 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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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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