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Bentivenga: Poor puck management leads to Isles’ Game 2 loss

The Islanders now sit on even terms with the Tampa Bay Lightning, as the defending Stanley Cup champions evened the series with a 4-2 win on Tuesday night. While the Bolts did play a solid game in game two, it’s hard to look past one glaring detail coming from the ...

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Nichols: The Islanders are Americas Hockey Team

According to thescore.com, the New York Islanders are America’s hockey team. The bandwagon is filling up, with a reported 32 out of 50 states colored orange, rooting for the Islanders, via “Geotagged Twitter data that Betonline.ag gathered in the last week.” In a shocking twist, the Eastern Conference rival, Tampa ...

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Repetto: Islanders Need To Take Advantage on power play against Lightning

When referring back to round two against the Boston Bruins, the Islanders’ power play was a much stronger force than what presented itself in game one against Tampa in Game 1 yesterday. Looking at game 5 alone, the Isles managed to go 3/4 on their chances, with those goals coming ...

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Taub: Semyon Varlamov stole the show in Islanders’ Game 1 win

It doesn’t feel that long ago that Semyon Varlamov had gotten shelled against the Penguins in his Game 3 start in the first round. In fact, it’s been just 23 days since that rough outing led to Varlamov, who didn’t seem 100%, being relieved of his starting duties in favor ...

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Watling: Islanders’ Pageau Line will be Critical for Series Success

After today’s 2-1 victory in Game 1, there is one thing that is apparent: this New York Islanders team is different than last year’s. Sure, the Isles actually won game one as opposed to suffering a horrid loss like in the Edmonton Bubble, but this team dominated in tonight’s win, ...

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Taub: A second shot at the Tampa is what the Islanders wanted, now they must take them down

Barry Trotz didn’t mince words when saying that this is what he wanted for him and his team. “I’m glad it’s Tampa,” the Islanders’ head coach said on Thursday in a radio spot on ESPN NY Radio. “If you’re going to win a Stanley Cup, why not go through the ...

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IslesBlog Roundtable: X-Factors in Stanley Cup Semifinals Rematch

After shocking NHL analysts and models in their six game series victory over the Boston Bruins, the Islanders face even more outrageous odds against the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning. Models across the league give the Islanders roughly a 30% chance to win the series, something that has ...

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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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