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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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Taub: The Islanders’ fourth line isn’t all the chatter going into the postseason

This first round series should feel a little different for an Islander fan. No it’s not that the team doesn’t have home ice, which they had back in 2019. Or that they’ll be without Anders Lee — whom they’ve had their past two postseason runs. Nor is it that only ...

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Taub: Martin’s excellent season rewarding the Islanders’ faith in him

Lou Lamoriello loves to talk about chemistry. Chemistry when it comes to his team and how it measures to long-standing success. Chemistry when it comes to keeping guys around who he feels are loyal to him, the organization, and vice versa. That is why his decision to bring back Matt ...

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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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Cal Clutterbuck Back to Sparking Islanders

Although it’s come in an extremely small sample size, New York Islanders third-line forward Cal Clutterbuck has appeared to re-embrace the physical, agitational play he built his career on, which in turn reignited the rest of his game. Clutterbuck seemed to abandon his hallmark, “do something” attitude in favor of ...

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Islanders Player Twitter Power Rankings

Twitter launched 9 years ago today. No Twitter, No #IslesTwitter.  Could you imagine such a world? Maybe Arthur Staple could. In honor of Twitter’s birthday, IslesBlog offers you the New York Islanders Twitter Power Rankings: 1. John Tavares (@91Tavares) – 115.2K Followers, 134 Following The Islanders Captain doesn’t take to ...

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