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The 5 Hole: Missed Opportunity in MTL

There wasn’t much that needed to be said as the Islanders faced off with the Habs in Montreal earlier this evening. 19 games remaining for the year, and every single point the team gets is crucial. Coming off their frustrating defeat on Saturday in New Jersey, securing anything but two ...

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The 5 Hole: Numb in Newark

The Islanders played a strong game in Toronto on Thursday night, but were on the unfortunate end of a few bounces that costed them in a 4-3 shootout loss. They were going to have to show a similar performance earlier this evening against the very good New Jersey Devils squad. ...

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The 5 Hole: Beat in Buffalo

With the Metro as tight as it is, the Islanders were well aware how crucial the next 48 hours could be, starting tonight in Buffalo. New York currently sits tied for the final wild card in the spot in the division with the Columbus Blue Jackets, but playing an inferior ...

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The 5 Hole: Trounced in T.O.

Not much needs to be added about how important tonight’s tilt between the New York Islanders and the Toronto Maple Leafs was. The Isles weren’t only looking to bounce back from a frustrating defeat 24 hours earlier against the lowly Panthers, but to pick up two large points to put ...

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The 5 Hole: Golden Night in Sin City

With one game left before the All-Star break commencing this weekend, the New York Islanders were in desperate need of two points to close out their three-game roadie out West. Standing in their way of doing that, the biggest story in sports — the Vegas Golden Knights. Vegas has been ...

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The 5 Hole: Broadway Beatdown

The Isles haven’t played since last Sunday afternoon, but the mandatory five-day break was a good time for everyone to reset. The players, the coaches, and the fans included. But, today it was time to get back to business as the unofficial start to the second half of the season ...

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The 5 Hole: No Love in Philly

As the snow created havoc among the Northeast, the New York Islanders were trying to weather a different storm that has ravaged them as of late. That storm was a 5-9-2 December swoon and three straight losses being outscored 15-4. But now at the exact halfway point of the season ...

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