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Repetto: Barzal Ejected From Game 5 with a Game Misconduct

The Tampa Bay Lightning had already run the score up to 6-0 by the time Mathew Barzal received a major penalty as well as a game misconduct for cross-checking. Barzal and Jan Rutta exchanged words at the close of the second period when the two got into an altercation leading ...

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New York Islanders Sell-Out Season Tickets at UBS Arena for 2021-22 Season

As the New York Islanders continue their semi-final rematch against the Tampa Bay Lightning in their quest for the Stanley Cup, season tickets at the UBS Arena for the 2021-22 NHL season have been sold out. “Selling out season tickets is a true testament to this loyal fanbase,” said Tim ...

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Repetto: Islanders’ Strong Second Period Routes Game 4 Victory

The New York Islanders entered Game 4 trailing their third-round rematch against the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1. To lose last night’s matchup, it would be like adding a death sentence to the Isles season as they would head into game five in Tampa Bay, one loss away from getting bumped ...

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Repetto: Controversial Penalty On Pelech Leads To Game 3 Loss for Islanders

After just coming back to tie the game in the second period on a goal by Cal Clutterbuck, the New York Islanders found themselves in a costly position. Adam Pelech was skating into his own zone alongside Nikita Kucherov when Pelech bumped into him, seemingly not out of the ordinary, ...

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The Islanders Recipe for Success: Forecheck, Turnover, Counterattack

The opening contest of the New York Islanders& Tampa Bay Lightning series saw the Isles embrace their forecheck that frustrated Tampa Bay’s breakouts and forced turnovers. While the pressure was not constant—the Lightning had the better of play in the opening and closing minutes, as well as during a few ...

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Watling: Islanders’ Pageau Line will be Critical for Series Success

After today’s 2-1 victory in Game 1, there is one thing that is apparent: this New York Islanders team is different than last year’s. Sure, the Isles actually won game one as opposed to suffering a horrid loss like in the Edmonton Bubble, but this team dominated in tonight’s win, ...

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Bentivenga: Four biggest takeaways from round two win over Bruins

Those pesky New York Islanders have done it again! The Islanders punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Semifinals on Wednesday night, as they took down the Boston Bruins in six games. This series felt like deja vu from round one: the Islanders, underestimated heavily against a perennial playoff contender, ...

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Tuchman: The Light has Turned on for Scott Mayfield

The New York Islanders are one win away from a rematch with the Tampa Bay Lightning in the third round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Regardless of what happens going forward, the Islanders have, once again, defied the skeptics, the haters, the pundits.  How have they done it? A power ...

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Mohr: Palmieri filling Islanders’ offensive void

Although the New York Islanders couldn’t ignore the absence of captain Anders Lee, Kyle Palmieri stepped up and filled the hole on offense. Since the Islanders acquired Palmieri just before the trade deadline, Barry Trotz placed him on the third line alongside Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Oliver Wahlstrom/Travis Zajac. It took ...

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