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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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The 5 Hole: Crushed in C-Bus

Its been a long, draining summer, but finally New York Islanders hockey was back. Doug Weight and his crew are facing high expectations as their journey back to the postseason and maybe more started tonight in Columbus against the Blue Jackets. This was the first game for both teams in ...

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The 5 Hole: Not Dead Yet

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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