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The 5 Hole: We Back

The Islanders (20-17-9) continue their home stand by facing off against the Canadians (29-13-7) Thursday night in Brooklyn. The Isles came out ready to play and Andrew Ladd notched the games first tally 13:07 into the first period. The second period  seemed like they took their foot off the gas ...

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The 5 Hole: Isles Beat a Top Team?

The Islanders (19-17-9) invite the hot Blue Jackets (32-10-4) into Brooklyn for a Tuesday night matchup. Anders Lee is out tonight due to a non-injury reason, likely sick or personal. Another slow start leads to a breakdown in front of the net and Nick Bonino getting credit for it. First ...

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The 5 Hole: Broad Street Bully Islanders

The Islanders (19-17-8) face off against the Flyers (22-19-6) in a 6pm matchup Sunday night. Flyers are coming off their mandatory bye week and the Islanders played last night. Clutterbuck and Boychuk back in the lineup. Leddy opened up the scoring by sniping a wrister that popped out of a ...

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The 5 Hole: Isles Trump Kings

Before we get into the game here is a GIF of Wilson getting clocked by Ritchie… A MAN POSSESSED pic.twitter.com/ZefpdWHfbH — Pat Iversen (@Pat_Iversen) January 22, 2017   The Islanders (18-17-8) host the Kings (22-19-4) Saturday night in Brooklyn. Ladd, Boychuk and Clutterbuck are still out tonight, same as last ...

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The 5 Hole: Isles Demolished By Hurricanes

The Islanders (16-16-8), who continue to hover the .500 mark, head down to Raleigh to take on the Hurricanes (20-15-7) Saturday night. We all got reminder that Mayfield was still on the team as he broke free from the healthy scratch list and fired a shot that Tavares tipped to ...

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The 5 Hole: Panthers Attack Isles

In a rematch of last years thrilling 1st round playoff series, the Panthers (18-16-8) come to Brooklyn and face the Islanders (15-15-8) on Wednesday night. Kicking off the night we celebrated Jiggs McDonald’s 50th year of play-by-play. He had the call with Butch for tonights game as well. Yandle opened ...

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The 5 Hole: Lost In The Desert

The Islanders (15-15-7) head down to Arizona to take on the struggling Coyotes (11-22-6) Saturday night in Glendale. The Coyotes celebrated Shane Doan’s 1500th game and 400th goal before the puck drop and this was also Johnny Boychuk’s 500th NHL game, so congrats to both. The first period was… not ...

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