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The 5 Hole: Still Breathing

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

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

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

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

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: Burned by Flames

The Islanders (30-22-11) continue the road trip with an afternoon tilt with Calgary (35-26-4). Greiss vs Elliott in net. The Flames strike first from the goal line with 5 mins left in the first. Islanders have yet to show up as Brodie circles the net but throws it in front ...

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