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The 5 Hole: Not Dead Yet

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Still alive for the moment, the New York Islanders were in Nashville for the second matchup in a week with the Nashville Predators. These two teams met last Monday with the Isles being dominated by the Preds in a 3-1 defeat. The hope was tonight the Isles can repay the ...

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The 5 Hole: Still Breathing

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The New York Islanders began the post-John Tavares slate to end the season this afternoon when they headed up to Buffalo for a matinee with the Buffalo Sabres. Coming off the nice win Friday, the Isles were looking to make it two in a row and gain some momentum heading ...

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The 5 Hole: Must Win, Can’t Lose

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The Islanders (35-26-12) host the Bruins (38-30-6) in a hugeeee game regarding playoff implications. It’s Greiss vs Khudobin in their respective nets. No other than the captain John Tavares opens up the scoring at 10:05 by dancing a few Bruins before sniping one blocker side. 36 seconds later, the Bruins answer tying the game ...

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The 5 Hole: Halakdown in Pitt

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It could be possible that starting tonight, the New York Islanders season could come down to this weekend. The stakes were higher than ever as they played the first of a back-to-back against the Pittsburgh Penguins. These two teams always leave it all out on the ice, and in New ...

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The 5 Hole: Monster Victory at MSG

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Around this time of the year, you’ll hear the phrase “biggest game of the season”, well tonight for the New York Islanders, that phrase was multiplied by a thousand. Having not played since Saturday, the Isles got some help from other teams as they headed in to their pivotal showdown ...

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The 5 Hole: Storm Hits Early

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The Barclays Center let the Isles back in to play a home game after a 9 game road trip. The Islanders (32-24-11) host the Hurricanes (27-27-11) Monday night and for some unimaginable reason, this was a nationally broadcasted game on NBCSN. Berube to start giving Greiss the night off. Isles dominate ...

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The 5 Hole: Feeling Blue in the Face

Finally, the Islanders grueling nine-game road trip came to an end tonight in St. Louis. Coming into the contest, New York was 5-2-1 with wins in Detroit, Montreal, Dallas, Edmonton and Vancouver and were looking for one more huge win to come back home. It was a special night for ...

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