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The 5 Hole: Out of Gas in Raleigh

After probably their best win of the season last night, the New York Islanders were riding high as they headed in to Carolina this afternoon for the second of a home-and-home with the Hurricanes. New York was looking for the sweep of the back-to-back and looking to make it four ...

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The 5 Hole: Success in Smashville

John Tavares  scored three times in the 3rd period for his second hat trick in three games as the New York Islanders smashed the Nashville Predators with a 6-2 victory Saturday Night at Bridgestone Arena. Jordan Eberle scored his first two goals as an Islanders and New York scored 3 ...

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The 5 Hole: Roughed Up By the Wild

Things are always changing in Islanders country from one minute to the next. One minute, the team is riding high on a three-game winning streak, the next, one of the Isles promising rookies gets sent down. That’s exactly what happened yesterday, when stunningly Josh Ho-Sang was demoted to the AHL ...

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The 5 Hole: Isles Keep Coyotes Winless

The Islanders (4-3-1) host the Coyotes (0-7-1) in a Tuesday night game at the Barclays Center. It’s Halak vs Domingue in their respective nets. Isles were dull early on. The penalty kill was put to the test though, as a Lee tripping call lead to ex-Ranger Anthony Duclair putting a ...

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