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The 5 Hole: Third Period Disaster Averted

The most important game of the year turned into the wildest game of the season. Goals by Johnny Boychuk, Jason Chimera and Casey Cizikas gave the Islanders a 3-0 lead into the 3rd period against the defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins only to see that lead vanish on goals by Conor ...

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The 5 Hole: Isles Extinguish Flames

The Islanders (6-10-4) host a tired Flames (10-13-1) team Monday night at Barclays. This Calgary’s 6th game in 9 nights. For the 6th time in 21 games the Islanders strike first and it was Tavares who kicked off the scoring off a nice pass from Bailey (Yes, Bailey) for his first ...

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The 5 Hole: Shark Bitten In Final Minute … Again

The Islanders three game west coast trip ended Friday afternoon with a stinging 3-2 Black Friday matinee loss against the Western Conference Champion San Jose Sharks. Nick Leddy’s 4th goal of the season with only 58 seconds left tied the game at 2-2, but just 35 seconds seconds later, Patrick ...

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The 5 Hole: Not So Mighty Ducks

#LateNightIslesTwitter is back In an attempt to get back on track the Isles (5-8-4) head out to Cali and start a three game west coast trip in Anaheim (9-7-3). After Beauvillier takes a hooking penalty only :38 into the first the Ducks went up 1-0 soon after thanks to a Fowler point ...

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