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Nichols: Islanders’ 2019-20 season was a major success

Who expected the New York Islanders to go six games deep into the Eastern Conference Final? The short answer: Only Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz. It was a season of ups and downs for the Islanders, from the 17-game point streak to sub .500 hockey the rest of the way; ...

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Taub: Islanders need to leave everything all out there tomorrow night if season is going to continue

Do or die. That’s the task facing the Islanders tomorrow night. Now down 3-1 to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals after falling 4-1 yesterday in game four, the Isles are on the brink of seeing their fantastic run in the postseason bubble come to an end. ...

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Taub: Isles bent but didn’t break and get themselves into the series with game three win

They could have broken. When Tampa’s Tyler Johnson tipped home a seeing-eye shot past Semyon Varlamov — whether you believe it was above or below the bar — to tie the game at three with 7:56 to go in regulation, you got that sick feeling in your stomach. That could ...

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Islanders Second Line Revived in Game 3 Win

It’s been a little while since the New York Islanders second line took control of a game. That changed in Game 3 when the Islanders beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Friday night. The Islanders took a two-goal lead in the second period with goals by Adam Pelech and ...

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Islanders finally creating new memories for this generation of fans after sensational game seven win

For so long, a generation of New York Islanders fans had been subjected to hearing stories about the glory days. 1975. The dynasty. The Easter Epic. The upset of the Penguins in 1993. Those stories are always great and they never get old. But after awhile, you begin to question: ...

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No Panic Necessary for these Islanders

The New York Islanders fell to the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 last night in overtime. Despite the loss, the Islanders lead the series 3-2, yet there is some panic among fans. It’s not quite time to panic with the Islanders still leading the series, but when you dig a little deeper, ...

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Taub: Brock Nelson Has Continued His Ascension from Last Season

Brock Nelson has come a long way since being one of the most enigmatic figures among Islander fans not too long ago. Nelson, 28, is now one of the building blocks that has prompted the success that’s occurred recently under the regime of head coach Barry Trotz and g.m. Lou ...

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Islanders’ Second Line Leading the Way

The New York Islanders 16-game point streak is the definition of historic. There are so many factors that have attributed to the “surprising success” of the Islanders, which we all know starts with head coach Barry Trotz and the structure he has put in place. It has transformed players such ...

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Taub: Nelson Re-signing Solidifies Himself As The Future Second Line Center

It didn’t take long for New York Islanders President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello to get down to business with his busy club’s offseason already underway. Lamoriello, knowing that his team still lacks depth at the center position in the organization, hammered out the first of hopefully a few important ...

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Player of the Week Spotlight: Brock Nelson

Every week of the 2018-19 season, our Rob Taub will discuss one player from the Islanders to look out for. Whether it’s past performances, certain matchups, or something about that player that makes worth spotlighting, each article will describe why they are being featured. Also — if one, two players, ...

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