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Islanders Ready For Do Or Die Game 6: Pregame Report

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals: Game 6: Pregame Report When: Satuday, April 25th, 2015Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NYTime: 3:00 p.m. EDTTV: NBC (Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM This is it. If the Islanders want the Nassau Coliseum to ever see another hockey game, they will bring it all today. The Capitals are...
Via Islanders Insight
16 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Islanders down another defenseman: de Haan ruled out vs Caps

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The New York Islanders have lost another defenseman, with Calvin de Haan ruled out of Game 6 against the Washington Capitals. Coach Jack Capuano provided the update before Saturday's game without saying what the injury was. De Haan did not return after being hit by Troy Brouwer in the third period of New York's 5-1 loss Thursday. The Islanders trail the first...
Via AP on Fox
31 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Top Shelf: 4/25/15: Don’t Do Me Like That

The New York Islanders will take to the ice at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum this afternoon (3pm ET) to battle the Washington Capitals in-game six looking to stave off elimination and force a deciding seventh game back in our nation’s capital on Monday. For them to do so, they will have to battle through adversity and injury as Travis Hamonic, Lubomir Visnovsky are almost certainly...
Via Islanders Insight
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Undermanned But Determined Islanders Look To Even Series

Tomorrow afternoon (3pm ET), the New York Islanders will take on the Washington Capitals in-game six of their first round NHL playoff series. With a 5-1 victory in-game five, it will be the Capitals who will try to eliminate New York and send them to what’s called in hockey circles ‘clean-out day’ much earlier than they would like. The term itself has more meaning that just...
Via Islanders Insight
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Islanders Preview

The crowd has seemingly played just as big a part as the players in the first-round postseason series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. The Nassau Coliseum faithful, though, are facing the possibility of rooting for the Islanders for the final time. That's because New York needs to win Game 6 on Saturday to send the series back to Washington, and even if that...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin jokes about taking a chair from Nassau Coliseum

The Washington Capitals have an opportunity to close out their series against the New York Islanders on Saturday afternoon inside the Nassau Coliseum. Should the Capitals win Game 6, the doors will officially close on the arena and the Isles will officially call Brooklyn home. Alex Ovechkin was asked about the opportunity to close out the Coliseum with a victory and he had a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the New York Islanders have the best fourth line in hockey?

Fans call them them the bash brothers, opponents hate to play against them, and overall they energize the crowd and their teammates with their bone crushing hits. The New York Islanders line of Matt Martin, Cal Clutterbuck, and Casey Cizikas make up one of the best fourth lines not only in the playoffs, but the entire […] The post Do the New York Islanders have the best fourth...
Via Along the Boards
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 4/24/15

The New York Islanders and the Nassau Coliseum are now officially on life support. After last night’s 5-1 drubbing to the Washington Capitals, the Islanders head back to Long Island, down 3-2 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series. It’s hard to fathom, but one more loss sends the Islanders packing to Brooklyn. I’m not trying to be a downer, but it’s...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steiner Sports To Crash Coliseum Party – Save 15% With Insight!

In 1987, Brandon Steiner took $4,000 out of the bank and launched Steiner Associates, a sports marketing company with a one-room office he shared with a single intern. Today Steiner Sports Marketing & Memorabilia, now owned by Omnicom, is the most successful company of its kind, generating $50 million in annual revenue and employing 100 people. Steiner’s company has been at...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anders Lee’s Revenge On Capitals’ Tom Wilson Didn’t Go Too Well (Video)

Anders Lee took matters into his own hands Thursday night, but those hands didn’t help him much. The New York Islanders forward and his teammates weren’t too happy with Tom Wilson after the Washington Capitals winger demolished Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky with a monster hit in Game 4 of their Stanley Cup playoff first-round series. So just five minutes into Game 5...
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Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 4|24|15

Last night’s game just did not go the Islanders’ way, as they were outshot, outscored, and by the end of the game, outmanned. Calvin de Haan adds to the unfortunately large list of injured defenseman, becoming the third member of the six man defensive corps to miss some time in the playoffs. With Lubomir Visnovsky out indefinitely and Travis Hamonic likely out for the remainder...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Capitals’ Tom Wilson, Islanders’ Anders Lee Fight

After Capitals’ Tom Wilson big hit on Islanders’ Lubimor Visnovsky and the verbal sparring between Visnovsky’s teammates with Wilson, you the tension would boil over. Cue Anders Lee who challenged Wilson to a fight in the first period. Of course the ‘Bad Boy’ Wilson obliged. The two exchanged punches until Wilson got the best of Lee. When the smoke cleared Wilson was left...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Lose Critical Swing Game 5-1

Tonight’s Recap The Washington Capitals defeated the New York Islanders 5-1 Thursday night in our Nation’s capital, and taking a 3-2 series lead into the Nassau Coliseum this coming Saturday. The Islanders played well for the first 30-minutes, but the train fell off the tracks and the Isles fell off their game plan. The Blue and Orange played to a 1-1 tie at the end of the first...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Caps rout the Islanders, Take 3-2 series lead

The Washington Capitals routed the New York Islanders in Game 5 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoff series, 5-1.  Washington blasted New York with three third period goals to easily secure the big home win to take a 3-2 series lead back to New York on Saturday. Evgeny Kuzentsov came to life in game 5, tallying 2 goals, an assist, 7 shots on net, 2 hits, and finishing a...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hello, Neuvy! Caps Face Former Teammate

Former Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth spelled Jaroslav Halak in the third period Thursday after Halak surrendered his fifth goal of the game.
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Islanders Target Wilson, Willy Fights Back

After Tom Wilson's huge hit on Lubomir Visnovsky on Tuesday, the Islanders wanted him to answer for it.
Via Capitals Outsider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders' Mikhail Grabovski set to return for Game 5 against Caps

  New York Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski has been activated off the injured list and will play in Game 5 of the team's playoff series against the Washington Capitals. Islanders coach Jack Capuano says Grabovski will be in the lineup Thursday night. The first-round series is tied 2-2. Grabovski hasn't appeared in a game since Feb. 19, missing the past 23 games of the regular...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Winning, Not Revenge, Should Be On Islanders’ Minds

By now, we all know that the hit on Lubomir Visnovsky was dirty. Tom Wilson, whether he intended to or not, hit a defenseless man and knocked him out for at least the rest of the series (pure conjecture on my part). It’s been talked about non-stop for the past 48 hours, with Brooks Laich making it worse when he said in an interview with D.C.’s 106.7 The Fan, “What [the hit...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Make Lineup Changes in Pivotal Game Five: Pregame Report

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals: Game 5: Pregame Report When: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015Where: Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.Time: 7:00 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+, CNBC (Howie Rose, Butch Goring)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM The Islanders hope they can win another game at the Verizon Center in a pivotal game five. With the series tied at two games a...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders' Grabovski set to return for Game 5 against Caps

WASHINGTON (AP) New York Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski has been activated off the injured list and will play in Game 5 of the team's playoff series against the Washington Capitals. Islanders coach Jack Capuano says Grabovski will be in the lineup Thursday night. The first-round series is tied 2-2. Grabovski hasn't appeared in a game since Feb. 19, missing the last 23 games...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How Jaroslav Halak ruined the Capitals

The 2010 Washington Capitals won the Presidents' Trophy and were favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Until Jaroslav Halak and the Canadiens ruined everything. The post The Fall From The Eagles Nest: How Jaroslav Halak Ruined The Washington Capitals appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals Betting Odds

Betting odds for the New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 4|23|15

The New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals have officially found themselves in a series, but the Verizon Center might just become the setting for a war when the puck drops for Game 5 tonight. It started as a fan thing. First, Islanders fans critiqued Capitals fans for being two quiet for the first two games of the series in Washington D.C.; Next, Washington captain Alex Ovechkin...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reinhart Ready If Islanders Call

The Islanders practiced Wednesday after a tough overtime loss in Game 4 to the Washington Capitals; a result that evened the series at two games a piece. The team is still not over the Tom Wilson check on Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky. The teams obviously have different opinions on the play. The Islanders believe it was dirty, while the Capitals believe it was a legal...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders drop heart breaker in OT

The Washington Capitals were greeted Tuesday night by one of the most raucous crowds Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has seen in decades.  The New York Islanders haven’t won a playoff series since 1993 and anticipation has been growing within the fan base for a return to the second round and beyond ever since. Whether it […] The post New York Islanders drop heart breaker in...
Via Along the Boards
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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