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Jack Capuano hasn't been shy in expressing his frustration over the mounting injuries for the New York Islanders, and losing Josh Bailey for an extended period only adds to the coach's concerns. The potential return of Mikhail Grabovski probably couldn't have come at a better time. Grabovski could play Saturday night as the Islanders host a Dallas Stars team seeking its...
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Islanders Injury Update: Josh Bailey Suffers a Broken Hand and is out for 3-4 weeks

Winger Josh Bailey from the New York Islanders was unable to finish the team’s game on Thursday evening against the Boston Bruins as he departed late in first period with what has now been diagnosed as a broken hand. #457253608 / gettyimages.comArthur Staple from Newsday is reporting that Josh Bailey suffered this injury late in the first period as the result of a slash. After...
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Islanders snap two-game skid with win over Bruins

The Bruins lost the game to the Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara. The 2009 Norris Trophy winner left Thursday night’s game in the first period with an undisclosed injury and didn’t return. Coach Claude Julien said after the game he had no update, but inside the Boston locker room, Chara...
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Bruins fall to Boychuck and Islanders, Chara leaves with injury

The Boston Bruins early season struggles continued Thursday night with a 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders at the Garden, but they may have lost a lot more.
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Have Your Parents Sign Your Permission Slip, We’re Going On A Feels Trip. Bruins Lose.

Oh, Johnny Boychuk in an Islanders jersey. Chad Johnson in the opposing net. I thought I was ready for this. I was not. *deep breath* OK, Marshall, you can do this… It looked like Boychuk would open the scoring early with an absolute Johnny Rocket that zoomed past Niklas Svedberg.Fortunately, Anders Lee has buried Matt Bartkowski into the net, causing a goaltender interference...
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Chad Johnson stops 30 shots to lead Islanders over Bruins

  Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. The Bruins played the last 50 minutes without captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara, who left in the first period with an undisclosed injury...
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Chad Johnson Makes Timely Save To Give Islanders 3-2 Win Over Bruins (Video)

The Boston Bruins gave it all they had in the final minutes of their matchup with the New York Islanders, but Isles goalkeeper Chad Johnson kept his team out of trouble. With just over 20 seconds on the clock, the B’s were down by one goal and were being aggressive at the net. Forwards Carl Soderberg and Reilly Smith each made a shot on goal, but Johnson wasn’t letting anything...
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Johnson stops 30 shots, Islanders beat Bruins 3-2

BOSTON (AP) Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. The Bruins played the last 50 minutes without captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara, who left in the first period with an undisclosed...
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Johnny Boychuk, Chad Johnson top Bruins 3-2

Photo By @NHLBruinsHearing Rene Rancourt’s rendition of “O Canada” normally means a team from north of the border is in town, but on this night the sound of the Canadian anthem echoed through the Garden for a different reason—solidarity. It showed the Bruins—many of whom have direct ties to Ontario and Ottawa—and the city of Boston stand strong with our northern neighbors...
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Islanders Injury Update: Thomas Hickey plays against Bruins

The New York Islanders got lucky when it comes to defenseman Thomas Hickey. Hickey left the game on Tuesday night during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs after being struck in the face by Mike Santorelli's skate. <div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue",Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px...
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Zdeno Chara Blasts John Tavares (video)

Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara blasts New York Islanders forward John Tavares with a good, hard, clean check. Incidentally, Chara would go to the dressing room after the hit and wouldn't return to the Bruins bench. Svedberg under pressure - he makes the stops; Chara lands a big hit on Tavares. 8:42 left in the first. Shots 10-5 Isles ^CS— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) October 23, 2014
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Johnny Boychuk: It ‘Feels Different,’ But It’s Good To Return To Boston (Video)

New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk is back on the TD Garden ice for the first time this season, but this time, it’s as an opponent. But the former Boston Bruin doesn’t have any hard feelings toward his old club. In fact, he’s happy to be back. “It feels different, but it feels good to come back and see familiar faces, even through the media,” Boychuk told NESN’s...
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Bruins-Islanders Live: Johnny Boychuk Returns To TD Garden

BOSTON — Johnny Boychuk will take the ice Thursday night at TD Garden as an opposing player for the first time in his NHL career when his New York Islanders take on the Bruins. It’s been almost three weeks since Boychuk was traded to the Islanders for draft picks, and he’s helped them start the campaign 4-2-0, good enough for first place in the Metropolitan Division. Bruins...
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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Expected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Islanders

BOSTON — The New York Islanders are in town and two former Bruins will play key roles in their chances of defeating the Original Six club Thursday night at TD Garden. Veteran defenseman Johnny Boychuk will face the Bruins for the first time since he was traded to the Islanders on Oct. 4. He’s already made a strong impact on the Isles blue line with two goals and four assists...
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Johnny Boychuk’s Best Moments With The Boston Bruins (Videos)

Johnny Boychuk returns to TD Garden on Thursday night, the rink he called home for five-plus seasons with the Boston Bruins. Three days before the 2014-15 regular season, the Bruins traded Boychuk to the New York Islanders in exchange for two second-round picks draft picks and a conditional third-round selection. Boychuk came to Boston in 2008 via a trade with the Colorado Avalanche...
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Johnny Boychuk Returns to Boston

One of my favorite former Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk makes his return to Boston. Boychuk is now a teammate of former Fighting Sioux defenseman Brock Nelson. Boychuk is famously known for his deadly, heavy, accurate slap shot, which is known as a Johnny Rocket. Joe Haggerty, CSNNE.COM – Johnny Boychuk texted every member of the Bruins team after learning he...
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Islanders D Lubomir Visnovsky set to make season debut

The New York Islanders have been enjoying a strong start to the season. However, after losing their last two games, they could use a boost. They'll get it Thursday night in the form of veteran defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky, who will make his first appearance of the 2014-15 season Thursday night against the Boston Bruins. He was activated off injured reserve earlier in the day...
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Johnny Boychuk Grateful For Opportunity Bruins Gave Him For Six Seasons

BOSTON — Johnny Boychuk understands the business of the NHL, even if it’s difficult to deal with at times. The Bruins went into training camp with eight NHL-caliber defenseman, many of whom were on one-way contracts and/or needed additional ice time at the top level to continue their development. Boychuk knew that it was possible that he could be the odd man out. Ultimately,...
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Islanders Goalie Chad Johnson To Start Against Former Bruins Teammates

BOSTON — New York Islanders backup goalie Chad Johnson will make his second start of the season Thursday night at TD Garden against his former Bruins teammates. Islanders head coach Jack Capuano confirmed the news during his morning availability. Johnson is 1-0 with the Isles in two appearances. He’s posted a 2.25 goals against average and a .897 save percentage. The 28-year...
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Travis Hamonic: More Than Just an Islander

While the Rangers and Islanders don’t always get along, there is one thing we can all agree on.  Travis Hamonic is a very special person.  One may not be a fan of his on ice game because of the sweater Continue reading The post Travis Hamonic: More Than Just an Islander appeared first on NYR Center Ice.
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Islanders Injury Update: Grabovski is Placed on IR. Visnovsky Likely to Play Thursday

The new York Islanders have made a few personnel moves heading into their game on Thursday against the Boston Bruins. According to Arthur Staple from Newsday, the Islanders have placed Mikhail Grabovski on injured reserve retroactive to October 16. Lubomir Visnovsky is scheduled to return from the IR today (Thursday) and play tonight against the Bruins.#456556104 / gettyimages...
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Who Was The Last Bruin Traded To Islanders Before Johnny Boychuk?

Johnny Boychuk on Thursday will take the TD Garden ice as a member of the opposition for the first time. The former Boston Bruins defenseman was traded to the New York Islanders just days before the regular season began. The trusty, veteran defenseman was the casualty of the NHL’s strict salary cap, as the Bruins had to get under the cap before the news season. The trade was still...
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Johnny Boychuk Wasn’t Shocked By Boston Bruins-New York Islanders Trade

For Johnny Boychuk, the writing was on the wall. The Boston Bruins traded Boychuk to the New York Islanders earlier this month. The move sent shockwaves throughout Boston, but Boychuk, a free agent after this season, knew a deal was possible given the lack of communication about a potential contract extension. “We didn’t talk, so I just figured something’s probably going to...
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9. New York Islanders at Boston Bruins. No Blowies Here.

If you came here expecting Boychuk blowies and handjos I am sorry to disappoint you. You can find enough Boychuk-ness around the Internet today that you don’t need another woe-is-the-Bruins post. It is a ******* game day and like it or not Boychuk is now the opposition. NO. STOP IT. When they introduce Boychuk, I hope he gets a standing ovation. He deserves it. He did a lot for...
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Still Talking About The Johnny Boychuk Trade

from Eric Wilbur of Boston.com, As part of one of the worst moves the NHL has seen since Arizona hockey, Johnny Boychuk was traded to the New York Islanders for a pair of draft picks, in addition to a conditional 2015 third-round pick if the Islanders trade the defenseman to an Eastern Conference team this season. Just throwing this out there: Does that include the Boston...
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