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Islanders force Game 7 vs. Caps with 3-1 victory

Islanders force Game 7 vs. Caps with 3-1 victory

yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Updated 6 hours ago
UNIONDALE, N.Y. —New York Islanders fans left Nassau Coliseum Saturday afternoon unsure if they’d be back, but happy they could hold their goodbyes for now. The Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 to stave off elimination and force a Game 7 Monda…
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  • NHL Playoff Capsules

    NHL Playoff Capsules

    NHL.com 5 hours ago
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John Tavares had a goal and...
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  • Watch Ovechkin crush Tavares from behind, Kulemin score as play…

    Watch Ovechkin crush Tavares from behind, Kulemin score as play continues

    Entering the third period of what could very well be the final game at Nassau Coliseum, the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals were tied 1-1. Through the first 10 minutes of the final frame, the two squads traded chances, but it wasn’t until aft…
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  • Rutherford, Johnston returning for Penguins: report

    Rutherford, Johnston returning for Penguins: report

    NHL.com 11 hours ago
    General manager Jim Rutherford and coach Mike Johnston will return for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2015-16, CEO David Morehouse told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Saturday. The Penguins did not secure a place in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs ...
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  • The Rangers are rich and entitled; the Islanders are lucky and …

    The Rangers are rich and entitled; the Islanders are lucky and shameless

    thehockeynews.com 12 hours ago
    In our Playoff Preview edition, we asked one blogger following the Rangers and one following the Islanders to have some fun at each other’s expense. To our delight, they didn’t play nice. By Dominik Jansky of Lighthouse Hockey: To say Rangers fans were …
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  • Islanders down another defenceman with de Haan ruled out for Ga…

    Islanders down another defenceman with de Haan ruled out for Game 6 against Capitals

    NHL.com 12 hours ago
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have lost another defenceman, 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. ...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Dubnyk bounces back for Wild; Hagelin wins in …

    NHL Three Stars: Dubnyk bounces back for Wild; Hagelin wins in OT

    yahoo.com nydailynews.com 23 hours ago
    No. 1 Star: Devan Dubnyk, Minnesota Wild The Minnesota goalie had yet another great bounce-back game, stopping 36 shots in the Wild’s 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 5. He made 19 saves in the third period alone. No. 2 Star: Carl Hagelin, New Y…
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  • Penguins cite injuries, bounces for Game 5 exit but praise Fleu…

    Penguins cite injuries, bounces for Game 5 exit but praise Fleury

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK – The ultimate reaction to the Pittsburgh Penguins’ first-round exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs will come in the weeks and months following Friday's Game 5 loss to the New York Rangers. Players will be jettisoned. Perhaps a coach. Perhaps a …
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  • Penguins cite injuries, bounces for Game 5 exit but praise Fleu…

    Penguins cite injuries, bounces for Game 5 exit but praise Fleury

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK – The ultimate reaction to the Pittsburgh Penguins’ first-round exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs will come in the weeks and months following Friday's Game 5 loss to the New York Rangers. Players will be jettisoned. Perhaps a coach. Perhaps a …
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  • Max Lapierre does chicken impression to mock Dan Boyle (GIF)

    Max Lapierre does chicken impression to mock Dan Boyle (GIF)

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    GIF Lapierre: literally the worst pic.twitter.com/W105dVRdVK— Stephanie Vail (@myregularface) April 25, 2015 Max Lapierre of the Pittsburgh Penguins is one of the most anything goes pests in the NHL, whether it’s faking an injury to earn a penalty or ma…
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  • Rangers' Zuccarello injured, won't return to  Game 5

    Rangers' Zuccarello injured, won't return to Game 5

    NHL.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK -- New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello sustained an apparent upper-body injury late in the first period of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden on Friday. He wil...
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  • Vice Sports has a nice post today by Wendy Thurm, a friend of t…

    Vice Sports has a nice post today by Wendy Thurm, a friend of the program, about growing up in the 7

    deadspin.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    Vice Sports has a nice post today by Wendy Thurm, a friend of the program, about growing up in the 70s and going to Islanders games at the Coliseum. It catches just enough daylight to tell you how much communication, infrastructure, and the basic day-to…
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  • Notes From The Officials' Strategy Meeting On Reffing Rangers-P…

    Notes From The Officials' Strategy Meeting On Reffing Rangers-Penguins

    deadspin.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    A reader sent along some photos from a meeting room in a Pittsburgh hotel, taken earlier this week, that appear to contain notes from the NHL officials’ meeting before Game 4 of the Rangers-Penguins series. Read more...
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  • Why this year’s NHL’s individual awards voting was the toughest…

    Why this year’s NHL’s individual awards voting was the toughest ever

    thehockeynews.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    As a member of the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association, I have the honor of casting a ballot for five of the NHL’s annual individual player awards (the Hart, Norris, Calder, Byng and Selke Trophies) as well as the league’s first-and-second-team All…
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  • Ex-nanny for Penguins' Kunitz charged with stealing jewelry; al…

    Ex-nanny for Penguins' Kunitz charged with stealing jewelry; already charged with arson

    NHL.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The former nanny of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz has been charged with stealing diamond earrings from his home, then selling them to a jewelry store. WPXI-TV first reported the new theft charges filed Wednesday. T...
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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook: Thursday, April 23

    Stanley Cup Playoffs notebook: Thursday, April 23

    NHL.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    THURSDAY'S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Tampa Bay 3, DETROIT 2 (OT) – series tied 2-2 WASHINGTON 5, NY Islanders 1 – WSH leads 3-2 NASHVILLE 5, Chicago 2 – CHI leads 3-2 VANCOUVER 2, Calgary 1 – CGY leads 3-2 JOHNSON, LIGHTNING STAGE LATE RAL...
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  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals 00:23

    Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals

    Mar 19
    Alexander Ovechkin scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Wild to extend his league lead in goals.
  • Video - Canadiens Blank Hurricanes 00:53

    Canadiens Blank Hurricanes

    Mar 19
    Carey Price had 31 saves in the Canadiens' 4-0 win over the Hurricanes.
  • Video - Stars Stun Penguins 01:06

    Stars Stun Penguins

    Mar 19
    The Stars topped the Penguins 2-1 for their fourth win in five games.

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