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LaFontaine recalls four overtime classic between Islanders

Jim McIsaac/NHLI via Getty Images Former Islanders star and NHL Hall of Famer Pat LaFontaine recalls his goal that ended the ‘Easter Epic’ in the fourth overtime of Game 7 of a playoff series vs. the Capitals. The Islanders will ...

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Clapton shows at Garden could be bumped by Rangers playoffs

Keivom, James/New York Daily News Eric Clapton’s special 70th birthday shows may be bumped from the Garden for Rangers second-round playoffs games against either the Capitals or Islanders. Robert Sabo/New York Daily News The Rangers win their first round series ...

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Mats Zuccarello injury poses possible depth test for Rangers

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Rangers will have a huge void to fill if Mats Zuccarello – injured during Game 5 against the Penguins – isn’t cleared in time for the conference semifinals. Depth was one of the Rangers’ biggest strengths ...

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Islanders force Game 7 with 3-1 win over Caps at Coliseum

Ken Goldfield/Ken Goldfield Facing elimination, the Islanders respond in front of their home crowd with a 3-1 win over the Capitals in Game 6. ISLANDERS 3, CAPITALS 1 Hold off on those obituaries, the Islanders aren’t dead yet. Nikolay Kulemin’s ...

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Lundqvist happy for extra rest after Rangers advance in 5

Two hockey writers were congratulating each other Friday night at the Garden on how the Rangers’ Game 5 series-clinching victory would mean a well-needed Saturday at home, rather than in Pittsburgh. “Enjoy your couch,” one writer said to the other. ...

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Coffey: Hagelin, Rangers star on Broadway

The sublime symmetry of their rousing first-round victory hadn’t yet hit the New York Rangers, and that was thoroughly understandable. They were too busy piling on one of their Swedish heroes, No. 62, Carl Hagelin, who became the latest overtime ...

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Hagelin scores series-ending OTgoal as Rangers top Penguins

RANGERS 2, PENGUINS 1 (OT) How Swede it is. Carl Hagelin ripped home a series-ending goal with 9:08 remaining in overtime Friday night for a 2-1 Rangers victory in Game 5, knocking the Pittsburgh Penguins out of the Stanley Cup ...

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Arniel on power play: Needs more puck movement & motion

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images Chris Kreider (l.) and Derick Brassard are two critical pieces of the Rangers’ man advantage. The Rangers’ power play went 13-for-103 (12.6%) in last year’s playoffs, including 2-for-22 (nine percent) in their five-game Stanley Cup Final ...

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Rangers’ Zuccarello exits Game 5 with injury, won’t return

Right wing Mats Zuccarello left Game 5 of the Rangers’ Eastern Conference quarterfinal against the Penguins Friday night with an apparent head injury and will not return. Zuccarello took a shot to the left side of his helmet in the ...

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Billy Joel final show at Nassau Coliseum

james Keivom/New York Daily News Musician Billy Joel, seen here performing during the last concert at Shea Stadium, will close out Nassau Coliseum before major renovation project. MICHAEL BUSH/UPI The Long Island native will perform at Nassau Coliseum on Aug. ...

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