Originally posted on Total Sports Blog  |  Last updated 4/30/13
I am a die-hard New York Islanders fan and have been waiting for this for 7 years.  I sat in the Stanley Cup when I was 3 years old and have bled blue and orange ever since.  We are no longer the laughingstock of the NHL and Rick DiPetro is not on the roster.  So there will be no need for those kind of jokes anymore. The New York Islanders shocked everyone covering the NHL this year except for TotalSportsBlog.com, and made the playoffs.  Whoever at TSB picked them to finish 8th was a real smart guy. The Isles will take on the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night.  To give us an Islanders perspective of the series, we reached out to Kevin Schultz of IslandersPointBlank.com.  Make sure to follow @IslandersPB and Kevin at @Schultz88 on Twitter. 1. There clearly is no love lost between these two organizations. There is a lot of history here. A few years ago there was the night at the Nassau Coliseum when the Isles were sick and tired of being pushed around and literally took m...
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