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Rangers' Fast shamelessly (but effectively) commits a ridiculous flop

Hockey players are righly counted among toughest and most upstanding of all professional athletes, but that doesn't mean they won't flop from time to time. Enter New York Rangers' 23-year-old winger Jesper Fast who took a dive before a faceoff against the Islanders on Tuesday that would make Vlade Divac, Manu Ginobili and numerous soccer floppers applaud. Here it is: Whoooooopsie...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Jesper Fast Commits Embarrassing Flop Against Islanders, Refs Buy It

Many hockey folks love touting their sport as flop-free and it’s a very legitimate argument, except when Jesper Fast ruins it. The Rangers young winger was jawing with Casey Cizikas during his team’s 2-1 victory on Tuesday night when Cizikas proceeded to slide his stick into Fast’s leg. What happened next horrified a lot of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Ice Islanders In Regular Season Rivalry Finale

Tonight’s Recap The Islanders needed this one. Sitting just three points up on their cross-town rivals, the Islanders needed a win to get some breathing room. This wasn’t just any old game, this was an Islanders/Rangers game that could shift the balance of power in the Metro. A win would give the Isles an enormous two points. Unfortunately, it was not to be, as the Rangers hold...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Look to Bury the Leafs in Goals

New York Islanders at Toronto Maple Leafs: Pregame Report When: Tuesday, March 9, 2015Where: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The New York Islanders (42-21-4) face off against the Toronto Maple Leafs (26-35-5) tonight at Air Canada Centre to conclude their road...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Look to Turn the Hunter into the Hunted

New York Islanders at Nashville Predators: Pregame Report When: Thursday, March 5, 2015Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TennesseeTime: 8:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Jiggs McDonald, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The Islanders (41-21-3) are coming off a 3-2 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night where they stole a point to keep pace...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 3|3|15

The trade deadline left an impact around the NHL, and the Islanders made their own splash, acquiring Michal Neuvirth and Tyler Kennedy. The team also sent Cory Conacher to Vancouver, and shipped G David Leggio to Arizona. While trades are important, New York as a team needs to focus on tonight’s game against the Dallas Stars. The Isles are in a tight race for the division title...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Enter Home Stretch With Favorable Odds

The New York Islanders (38-19-1, 77 pts.) continue their rebirth as the 2014-15 regular season begins to wind down to an incredible conclusion, especially for those who have been following the best division in all of hockey, the Metropolitan. 12 teams in the league have 70 points or greater with 4 of them residing in the group the Islanders currently lead and have led for most of...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Day 53

I’m starting to get this feeling of repetitiveness during the 2014-15 hockey season for ever time the Islanders play the Rangers, I find myself saying, “this is the biggest match-up between the two in quite some time.” Well, it is true. And while it’s a wonderful thought that these two now-heavyweights will be slugging it out at the Coliseum, and who knows? Maybe in the playoffs...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Look To Fire Back Against Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets at New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Saturday, February 14th, 2015Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum , Uniondale, NYTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The New York Islanders (36-18-1) will look to extend their winning streak to four against the Columbus Blue Jackets...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2|13|15

3-2 wins seem to be working for the Islanders, and that doesn’t warrant any complaints from anyone. The Isles won their third straight game by the score of 3-2 last night, this time against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Anders Lee scored two goals last night (including the game winner), and Casey Cizikas and his fourth line combined for a nice goal in the first period. The Isles’...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Character Continues to Shine

TONIGHT’S RECAP The Islanders have grown leaps and bounds from previous years, and their maturity level was on display Thursday night at Nassau Coliseum. They showed that en route to a 3-2 victory over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs. After the Maple Leafs coach questioned the team’s heart publicly following their most recent loss to the Rangers, the Islanders got the start...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Leafs Make Final Visit to Nassau Coliseum

Toronto Maple Leafs at New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Thursday, February 12, 2015Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NYTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG + (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The New York Islanders (35-18-1) will host the Toronto Maple Leafs (23-28-4) for the last time at Nassau Veterans Memorial...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs-Islanders Preview

After doing just enough to get by the NHL's two worst teams, the New York Islanders are hoping to step it up in what appears to be another very favorable matchup. The Metropolitan Division leaders will try to send the Toronto Maple Leafs to a franchise-record 12th consecutive road loss Thursday night. New York (35-18-1) had dropped four of five before closing a three-game trip with...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Checking Line Making The Difference

Following the Islanders 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers, MSG Network’s Stan Fischler asked head coach Jack Capuano, “Would you say your fourth line is now your first line?” At first glance you might think it is a bizarre question, but that unit has been the Islanders most consistent line since the beginning of the season. You do not necessarily measure their level of success...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Isles 4th line is pretty, pretty good

Casey Cizikas scores on an assist of the year candidate from Colin McDonald as the Islanders 4th line continues to play big.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2|11|15

It was not pretty, but it does not always have to be. The Islanders found a way to win, and in what is becoming a more familiar fashion. The fourth line got the job done yet again. Colin McDonald, who was recently called up from Bridgeport, and Casey Cizikas scored goals to help the Islanders beat the Oilers 3-2. McDonald opened the scoring for the Islanders 13:20 into the first...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cizikas scores late goal to give Islanders win over Oilers

  Casey Cizikas snapped a third-period tie with 4:37 left, and the New York Islanders pulled out a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. The Oilers, who have the fewest victories in the NHL, appeared poised to win for the second straight night as they dominated the third period. But Jaroslav Halak stood tall in the New York net and prevented what would have been a disappointing...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cizikas scores late to give Islanders 3-2 win over Oilers

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Casey Cizikas snapped a third-period tie with 4:37 left, and the New York Islanders pulled out a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. The Oilers, who have the fewest victories in the NHL, appeared poised to win for the second straight night as they dominated the third period. But Jaroslav Halak stood tall in the New York net and prevented what...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Look To Strike Oil At Coliseum

Edmonton Oilers at New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Tuesday, February 10, 2015Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, NYTime: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG + (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM   There can be no excuses tonight for the New York Islanders (34-18-1) as they return home to the Nassau Veterans Memorial...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Declaw Islanders, As Team’s Skid Hits Three

TONIGHT’S RECAP Tonight, the Islanders wore the “Fisherman” jersey for one last time, during the pregame skate. And they played most of the game like it was 1995 all over again. They got off to a great start, as they scored just 1:44 into the game. Anders Lee would continue to state his case for the Calder trophy, by netting his 14th of the year. But, just a few minutes later...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Islanders vs Detroit Red Wings: Pregame Report

New York Islanders at Detroit Red Wings: Pregame Report When: Saturday, January 31, 2015Where: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MichiganTime: 2:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The New York Islanders look to get back on track as well as continue their dominance of the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis arena...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 1/31/15

The New York Islanders take to the road for a Saturday afternoon matinée against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The Isles are coming off a 5-2 loss to the Boston Bruins and with the good news that center Casey Cizikas – still undetermined to play – made the short flight to Michigan, renews the hope that the team will do what they have all season. Bounce...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things We Think We Think

The New York Islanders defeated the New York Rangers on Tuesday night 4-1 before losing to the Boston Bruins 5-2 last night since the last version of this column. With the team still a very healthy 32-15-1, they will have to survive without second leading scorer, Kyle Okposo, for another five to seven weeks and are now dealing with an injury to fourth line center, Casey Cizikas,...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers At New York Islanders: Pregame Report

Philadelphia Flyers At New York Islanders: Pregame Report When: Monday, January 18, 2015Where: Nassau Coliseum , Uniondale, New YorkTime: 1:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King, Greg Picker), LI News Radio 103.9 FM After falling to the Canadiens on Saturday, the Islanders (30-14-1) will look to rebound against the Flyers (18-21-7) to close...
Via Islanders Insight
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Turn “King” Into Jester, Shutout Rangers At MSG

TONIGHT’S RECAP Sometimes, it’s better to be lucky than good. Most of the time, it’s better to be both.That is exactly what the Islanders were tonight, as they, and the goalposts, defeated the New York Rangers 3-0 at MSG. This was the biggest game the two teams have played in roughly 31 years. That is the last time the two teams met with first place on the line. While you...
Via Islanders Insight
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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