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Bentivenga: Could Oliver Wahlstrom draw in for Game 4?

The Islanders now trail their best-of-seven series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, as the defending Cup champs took a tight 2-1 contest in game three on Thursday night.  This is uncharted territory for the Isles, who currently lead the postseason in goals scored (48). What is that territory? For the ...

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Mandell: Examining Zajac/MDC as likely replacements for game six

Monday night’s double-overtime win for the New York Islanders didn’t come without cost as rookie forward Oliver Wahlstrom went down late in the third period. Wahlstrom was unable to put any weight on his leg following the injury after his knee bent in an awkward direction. But the scariest part ...

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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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Brewer: Wahlstrom has earned a larger role for the Isles

The Islanders have taken on the label of a “win now” team. The plethora of veteran players and more importantly, their contracts, have been the biggest contribution. Though the locker room has a mix of veterans, there are some very important pieces to the long-term future of the franchise. Obviously ...

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Islanders Benefiting from Internal Reinforcements

For the first time in a long, long time, the Islanders have bolstered their lineup with players from within the organization. Even if it wasn’t general manager Lou Lamoriello’s intention heading into this season – he picked up Dymtro Timashov from the Detroit Red Wings before the beginning of the ...

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Nichols: Wahlstrom should see first-line minutes for the Islanders soon

Rookie Oliver Wahlstrom continues to impress with every shift he takes for the Islanders. He’s only collected two points in eight contests thus far, but the underlying numbers suggest he’ll see an uptick in production with more minutes. That should come next to one guy — Mathew Barzal. If defense ...

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