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The Washington Capitals are in Game 7: Uh-Oh

The Washington Capitals should have won Game 6 in their Stanley Cup Quarterfinal series with the New York Islanders – instead of losing it 3-1. A win for the Caps […]

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Capitals’ Bright New Star: Evgeny Kuznetsov

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored two goals and had an assist in the Washington Capitals’ comprehensive 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders Thursday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup […]

Alex Ovechkin has appeared in two Winter Classics (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Lord Stanley’s Ramblings: People, Alex Ovechkin is Having A Good Series

If you simply read the title and agreed with me, you can go now. You don’t have to read any more of this potential rant, because boy, someone said that […]

The Pittsburgh Penguins will likely be the biggest test for the Islanders during the month of April, and what better way to come into the playoffs than beating one's divisional rival? (Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports)

Kings of Overtime Strike Again

When it comes to the Stanley Cup playoffs, the New York Islanders arguably are the Kings of Overtime. Some of the goals they’ve scored in OT are not only memorable […]

by · April 20, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
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Hey 19: An NHL Record Likely To Never Be Broken

When the Los Angeles Kings failed to qualify for the NHL playoffs, it meant another season without a repeat Stanley Cup champion. The last team to win back-to-back Cups was […]

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Keys to Success for Isles in Round 1

Tonight, the New York Islanders open their first round playoff series against the Washington Capitals.  This is the Islanders second time in the playoffs in the last three seasons as […]

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Playoff Preview: Islanders vs. Capitals

During the 1980s, it seemed as if the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals met every spring in the NHL playoffs. Now, the old Patrick Division rivals will rekindle the […] / CC BY-NC 2.0

Three Keys: Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders

On paper, the series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders seems very even. Both teams finished with 101 points, and each won 2 games in the season series. […]

The Blues are a team that can expect scoring from all four lines (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Over Islanders: An Unbiased Stanley Cup Bracket

It has been 12 years since yours truly has been able to put together an unbiased Stanley Cup playoff bracket. When your team qualifies for the playoffs for 10 straight […]

Anders Lee and the word replaceable simply do not go together right now as the forward has meant everything, and more, to the New York Islanders thus far. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Has Anders Lee Earned a Long Term Contract?

Amid the Islanders success this season, one player who really surprised a lot of people is forward Anders Lee.  Following last season where he posted 14 points in 22 games, Lee signed […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Four-plus decades and four championships later, the Nassau Coliseum will close its doors to be renovated as the Islanders will move to Brooklyn.

Farewell, Fort NeverLose

My father worked at the New York Telephone Company with a man named Mr. Gerby. When I was in high school in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Mr. Gerby […]

by · April 12, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders
Jaroslav Halak has been a rock in the Isles' crease this season, and the goalie would certainly need to bring his A-game in a playoff match-up with the Rangers. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Could Halak’s “Flyers Flub” Doom the Islanders?

It stood to be a signature moment in the New York Islanders’ season. Trailing the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night by three goals, the Islanders staged a comeback over the […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Islanders