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Islanders win Game 1, take home ice back from Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images John Tavares (r.) celebrates his goal with teammate Frans Nielsen as the Islanders edge the Panthers 5-4 in Game 1 of the first round of their Stanley Cup playoffs series. SUNRISE, Fla. — Whenever ...

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Islanders fall to Flyers, 5-2, draw Panthers in first round

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Flyers upend the Islanders on Sunday, as New York rests most of its starters. Bring on Jaromir Jagr and the Panthers for the Islanders, and Sidney Crosby and the rolling Penguins once again for the Rangers. ...

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Islanders not trying to avoid Penguins, Capitals in playoffs

Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports John Tavares says the Islanders are not trying to manipulate the standings, and their playoff seeding, down the stretch. The chatter used to take place around bars and water coolers, but now it’s generally seen around ...

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Rangers get one last shot at Islanders before playoffs start

No, the Rangers and Islanders will not meet in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. But with both teams officially qualified and looking to ascend heading into the tournament, Thursday’s tilt between the rivals at the Garden should ...

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Islanders blanked by Penguins rookie Matt Murray, 5-0

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Johnny Boychuk and the Islanders got snowed over by the Penguins on Saturday. The Islanders’ opportunity to make a significant move in the Metropolitan Division standings was short-lived. And this one had little to do with their ...

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Islanders top Blue Jackets, 4-3, inch closer to playoff spot

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Anders Lee celebrates his go-ahead goal in the third period. The Islanders don’t need any outside assistance, only to continue securing enough points in their remaining games, to clinch a second straight trip to the Stanley Cup ...

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Okposo, Islanders get crucial shootout win over Hurricanes

Kathy Willens/AP Islanders’ Kyle Okposo chases Carolina’s Justin Faulk here but scores the game-winner at the Barclays Center on Tuesday night. Consecutive third-period comebacks against the Hurricanes might prove to be the difference in the Islanders returning to the playoffs. ...

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Islanders break out of slump with 3-1 win over Senators

Almost immediately after a fan in a bright-orange Donald Trump mask was shown on the scoreboard to a mixed reception at Barclays Center, the Islanders snapped out of a lengthy offensive slump with three goals in the second period Wednesday ...

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Islanders continue to slide with 4-1 loss to Flyers

The race just to make the playoffs incredibly and fully is on now for the slipping Islanders. Their sudden tumble back to the pack in the Eastern Conference has enabled the Flyers to surge within legitimate striking distance with less ...

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Islanders continue to slide with 4-1 loss to Flyers

The race just to make the playoffs incredibly and fully is on now for the slipping Islanders. Their sudden tumble back to the pack in the Eastern Conference has enabled the Flyers to surge within legitimate striking distance with less ...

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