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The third and fourth line come through again for the Islanders in their game three victory

If you’ve watched the Islanders this postseason, all the talk has been about how they’ve excelled at running all four lines and it amounts to success. But there have been times — not often but some — where all four of Barry Trotz’s units aren’t going at the same speed. ...

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The second and third lines shine for the Islanders in Game 1 win

The Islanders know that if they are going to advance to the second round, they are going to need contributions from all four forward lines. Yesterday, it was the second and third lines which led the charge in the team’s 2-1 victory over the Panthers in game one of their ...

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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: Brassard Becoming Unsung Hero of the Isles’ Historic Run

There has been so many players that have stepped up during the New York Islanders’ current streak of 15 straight games with a point. But one player in particular, Derick Brassard, has stood out from the rest. In the Isles’ run including last night, Brassard has 14 points — six ...

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Taub: Brassard Signing Comes with Low Risk, High Reward

The Islanders are hoping they just got a jolt to their offense with the signing of Derick Brassard, a left-shot center who’s played for three other teams over a 10-year NHL career. The Isles announced the widely reported one-year, $1.2 million deal yesterday. Brassard, who has been in the league ...

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