Found October 15, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
There is no panic in the Islanders' locker room not at this stage of the season. But a rather demanding hour of practice Monday was a reminder from Jack Capuano that his team needs to nip a two-game losing streak in the bud before it turns into something all too familiar to this group of players. "We just got away from doing some of the little things the intangibles that make us successful" Capuano said after practice at Nassau Coliseum where the Isles will play their next four games starting with Tuesday night's visit by the Sabres. "Singular focus -- do your job every shift and our work ethic will dictate our results." The Isles' 2-0-1 start has turned into a 2-2-1 record after consecutive 3-2 losses to the Blackhawks and Predators on the road. The next stretch has six of seven games at the Coliseum which sounds like a recipe for wellness until you glance at the Isles' home record the previous three seasons. They were 17-18-6 in both 2010-11 ...

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