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Greenberg: Divisional Offseason Recap – Pittsburgh Penguins

As our IslesBlog crew continues its tour around the Metro division, today we’ll look at the Pittsburgh Penguins offseason. After being dispatched by the Islanders in six games, the Penguins have had an offseason of minor changes. Perhaps their biggest change came at the hands of the Seattle Kraken when ...

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Mandell: Islanders second line carries offense in Game Six

Despite multiple lead changes in the first half of game six, the New York Islanders punched their ticket to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 5-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Islanders offense had a few moments in this series where the offense scored a ...

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Bentivenga: Second line shines in Isles’ game five victory

The New York Islanders took back home ice advantage from the Pittsburgh Penguins once again by stealing a victory in a pivotal game five on the road. It took two overtimes and lots of stress, but the Isles pulled out a win in a game that they probably didn’t deserve ...

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Repetto: Islanders Slow Start Still Inhibiting Their Game

The Islanders managed to pull out a double-overtime win in game five against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but not without their usual mishaps. A pattern of early goals by Pittsburgh continues to occur early on and cause the Islanders to stumble behind as they try to cover lost ground. In turn, ...

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Mandell: The Islanders’ style helped steal them Game 5

Game five of the New York Islanders series with the Pittsburgh Penguins was dominated by the latter, especially in the shots on goal department, but it was the Islanders who emerged victorious thanks to some terrific play by rookie goaltender Ilya Sorokin and Barry Trotz’s bend but don’t break system. ...

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Watling: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly in a Penguin Thumping

After an emotional game three in which the Islanders could not hold momentum to save their lives, the blue and orange put it into overdrive in Saturday’s 4-1 victory. The Islanders played their best game in recent memory, playing low-event hockey in the first period with just 16 total shots ...

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Bentivenga: Penguins’ penalties turned the tide in Isles’ game four win

After a wild game three loss, the New York Islanders took care of business on Saturday afternoon, as they tied their first round series with the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 4-1 win. With that said, the phrase “taking care of business” held some extra incentives for the Isles in this ...

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Nichols: Islanders need more out of Ryan Pulock

The New York Islanders dropped Game 2 of their first-round matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins last night in a 2-1 effort. Despite a goal-against by Islander goaltender, Semyon Varlamov, on Bryan Rust that should have been an easy save, he alone is not to blame for the lack of consistency ...

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Tuchman: Tonight’s Stanley Cup Playoffs Wagers

The Beards are back in town – A few upsets have already provided us with some opportunity to throw a few dollars down at my favorite site, Betrivers.com  Washington beating Boston in game 1 gave us the chance to jump on the Bruins to win the series at +115 over ...

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