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Taub: The Islanders are still alive thanks to dynamite performances from Semyon Varalmov and Anders Lee

The Islanders live to see another day. After being outplayed most of the night in yesterday’s game five, Barry Trotz and Co. found a way to extend the series, winning 2-1 in double-overtime and setting up a pivotal game six Thursday. Jordan Eberle, who had gained a new label for ...

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Islanders Second Line Revived in Game 3 Win

It’s been a little while since the New York Islanders second line took control of a game. That changed in Game 3 when the Islanders beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Friday night. The Islanders took a two-goal lead in the second period with goals by Adam Pelech and ...

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Taub: The power play dooms the Islanders again at the worst possible time

Tell me where you’ve heard this one before. The Islanders are handed a power play late in the game with a chance to either win or go ahead. What happens? They completely shit the bed and end up on the wrong side of the scoreboard. Well that scenario, which reared ...

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Thomas Greiss has lived for the big moments ever since he became an Islander

Jaroslav Halak went down. Five years ago, the Islanders were playing a pivotal game in early March against the Pittsburgh Penguins. At the time, the Isles were positioning themselves for the stretch run on their way to a second consecutive postseason. Late in the third — after Anders Lee gave ...

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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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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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Who will be the Islanders’ version of last spring’s Jordan Eberle this postseason?

As the Islanders get set to begin their chase for Stanley Cup this Saturday, a big opportunity is out there for several forwards to step up. It’s been beaten to death how inconsistent the club’s offense was in the regular season following the 17-game point streak. Need I remind you ...

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Taub: Who Would the Isles Have Faced if the Playoffs began Today?

Tonight was supposed to be start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the National Hockey League. 16 teams all beginning their journey to be the last one standing for hockey’s most coveted prize. Instead, there won’t be any games, big moments, crazy atmospheres, or even the wonderful sounds of Doc ...

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