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Repetto: Beauvillier, Bailey, and Pageau Line Could be A Force Moving Into Playoffs

As the season winds down, the Islanders are in search of finding their complete game with the playoffs nearing. That means getting more out of their offense. They might have found one of their solutions after last night. Returning back into the lineup, Josh Bailey was placed on a newly-minted ...

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Simpson: Isles have been Shopping in the Toy Department all season

If you’ve ever played EA’s NHL series against the game’s AI, you soon learn to orient the game on a north-south axis, with your team always going from the bottom of the screen to the top. Given how the game’s controls work, that means you will be shooting (and scoring) ...

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Islanders Beauvillier returns to the lineup tonight vs. Sabres

Tonight marks the return of New York Islanders forward, Anthony Beauvillier.  Beauvillier was injured on January 26th with a lower-body injury. Although Beauvillier was not off to a great start statistically, his missing presence has been a hole in the lineup. At times in the 2020 playoffs, Beauvillier carried the ...

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What Does the Islanders’ Lineup Look Like When Beauvillier Returns?

While it’s difficult not to trust head coach Barry Trotz with how he constructs the lineup, there have been some headscratchers this season, namely, whenever Leo Komarov is playing. Be that as it may, there’s a method to his madness, as we’ve seen, and, at least as of late, the ...

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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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Islanders have all the motivation now to mount a comeback

It seems as though it is the same storyline for the New York Islanders every time they’re in the playoffs. The Florida Panthers didn’t show up. John Carlson must have been playing hurt. The Philadelphia Flyers’ big guns weren’t motivated. Tampa Bay is too skilled. As the ultimate underdogs, the ...

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J.G. Pageau: From “Overpaid” to “Best Deal at the Deadline”

When Islanders’ general manager Lou Lamoriello made the trade for J.G. Pageau at the trade deadline, it was a mixed bag of emotions to all in the world of hockey. Pageau was Long Island bound, while the Ottawa Senators received a conditional 2020 first-round pick, a 2020 second-round pick, and ...

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Despite losing in overtime, Islanders keep showing their resiliency in these playoffs

The Islanders have been good in the playoffs in many facets. Their defensive structure, goaltending, dominant play at 5-on-5 and offensive production, are just some that come to mind. Their resiliency though? That’s on another level. Even in falling to the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 in overtime yesterday afternoon in game ...

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Lou Lamoriello looks like a genius again after the Islanders’ game one win last night

At the trade deadline this year, Islanders’ general manager Lou Lamoriello knew his team was ailing. The Isles had lost top-pairing d-man Adam Pelech a month earlier to what would have been a season-ending leg injury. They had been without Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck, two thirds of one of ...

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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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