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Game Preview: Islanders at Wild

BY: DAVID KOLB NEW YORK ISLANDERS (14-14-6) @ MINNESOTA WILD (22-8-4) AWAY FROM BROOKLYN FOR FOUR Tonight, the Islanders play the first of four consecutive road games as they visit the red-hot Minnesota Wild, who will be looking to pick up their 12th straight win. Despite the current Wild success, the Isles will be looking […]

Game Preview: Islanders at Bruins

BY: DAVID KOLB NEW YORK ISLANDERS (11-14-6) @ BOSTON BRUINS (17-13-3) FIRST OF THREE Tonight, the Islanders head to TD Garden for the first of three games in their season series with the Bruins. New York will look to reverse their current five-game losing streak while Boston enters the night having won five straight contests […]

Game Preview: Islanders vs. Capitals

BY: DAVID KOLB WASHINGTON CAPITALS (17-7-3) @ NEW YORK ISLANDERS (11-11-5) Live Game Coverage Begins at 6:30 PM on MSG+ METRO RIVALS FACEOFF Tonight in Brooklyn, the Islanders face off against their Metropolitan Division rivals in the Washington Capitals. The clubs have split the first two games of the season series at the Verizon Center, […]

Eichel on Verge of Becoming one of the Best?

By Chris Boyle Jack Eichel is back. Like a returning savior, the 20-year-old immediately provided hope for the Sabres‘ once-struggling offense. In a mere 17 minutes, Eichel notched a goal and an assist in Tuesday’s win against the Senators. He followed up that performance with a two-goal effort Thursday in a comeback win over the Rangers. […]

Game Preview: Islanders vs. Penguins

By: DAVID KOLB PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (13-6-3) @ NEW YORK ISLANDERS (7-10-4)     DESPERATE FOR POINTS The New York Islanders defeated the Calgary Flames on Monday and look to make it two-in-a-row tonight against the reigning Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. The Isles are 0-1-1 against Pittsburgh this season, and with upcoming matches against the Washington Capitals […]

Keys To Islanders-Lightning Game

By: David Kolb TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (5-4-0) @ NEW YORK ISLANDERS (4-5-0) RENEWING A NEW RIVALRY This is the first time the two clubs will meet since their second round playoff series last spring. Both postseason games at Barclays Center were tight, hard-hitting contests ending in overtime wins for the Bolts. The Isles will face […]