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Bentivenga: Varlamov spectacular in first two Coliseum games

Following a 4-1 victory on Saturday night, the New York Islanders are now on level ground with the Boston Bruins in their second-round matchup. The win in game four evened the series at two games apiece.  Last night, paired with a competitive overtime loss in game three, one Islander, in ...

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Greenberg: Zajac and Palmieri Have Officially Arrived

It took a couple of months, but Travis Zajac and Kyle Palmieri have officially arrived. When Lou Lamoriello acquired the two Devils just before the trade deadline, it was universally praised in the hockey world as a savvy pickup. They were two experienced veterans that have gone on playoff runs ...

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Repetto: Barzal Heating Up at the Right Time

Mathew Barzal’s game has turned up a notch, which has added an extra presence in the New York Islanders second-round series against the Boston Bruins. Starting with game three, Barzal netted a much-needed goal that gave the Islanders the fighting chance they needed to push for a win in overtime. ...

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Bentivenga: Islanders showed resilience and determination in tying series

The Islanders are now on level ground in their second-round playoff matchup with the Boston Bruins, following a 4-3 win in overtime Monday. It wasn’t pretty by any stretch of the imagination, but looking at this game there were two factors that stood out from the rest when analyzing the ...

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Mandell: Islanders were a different team in game two

A team’s energy will normally dictate the way a team plays, and that has held true for the New York Islanders through the first two games of their second round series with the Boston Bruins. The Islanders felt lifeless in game one, despite scoring the game’s first goal. The Bruins ...

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Repetto: Barzal Steps Up His Game To Aid Isles in Game 2 Victory

Mathew Barzal has gotten some heat these playoffs. That backlash has been warranted due to the fact that he’s yet to provide a goal in the postseason and has just four points through eight games. With that being said though, he stepped his game up in last night’s game two ...

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