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Oct 28, 2018; Raleigh, NC, USA; New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz (right) looks on from behind the players bench against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports
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Andy Graziano
January 16, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Fans of the Islanders awoke this morning and could not be blamed if they thought they were dreaming when taking a gander at the latest NHL standings.
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Tony DeAngelo
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Sean Hartnett
January 16, 2019 - 9:52 am
When NHL teams flip the switch toward rebuilding, there's the chance of promise but also potential pitfalls. Trusting youth isn’t always a sure thing. Sometimes, it’s hard to gauge whether a young player will meet his full potential or stagnate.
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Devils left wing Brett Seney (43) celebrates his goal during the third period against the Chicago Blackhawks on Jan. 14, 2019, at Prudential Center.
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John Schweibacher
January 15, 2019 - 9:58 am
After starting the new year with four losses in five games, the New Jersey Devils have put together back-to-back wins for the first time in 2019.
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Cody McLeod fights Matt Martin
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Sean Hartnett
January 14, 2019 - 1:27 pm
There’s no reason why this should still be a debate in 2019. There was a time when conventional wisdom dictated that every NHL team required an enforcer. That time has long passed. Hockey has evolved and any organization that doesn’t keep up with the times will be left behind on the ice. The sport...
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The Rangers' Rick Nash
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Sean Hartnett
January 11, 2019 - 2:44 pm
On Friday morning, news filtered out that former Rangers alternate captain Rick Nash is retiring after 15 NHL seasons. Hockey can be a brutal sport and Nash has endured multiple concussions, leading to a premature retirement from the game at age 34. Nash did the sensible thing by putting his long-...
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Steve Lichtenstein
January 11, 2019 - 1:26 pm
It was “80's Night” at the Prudential Center on Thursday, with the Devils wearing retro jerseys for their tilt versus Toronto. How apropos, like all but one of those 1980s squads, these Devils are not very good. As New Jersey was in the midst of losing their third game in a row, 4-2, to the Leafs,...
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Rick Nash
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January 11, 2019 - 10:37 am
Rick Nash, a six-time All-Star and key contributor for the Rangers for five-plus seasons, announced his retirement Friday, citing concussion concerns.
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Andy Graziano
January 09, 2019 - 2:46 pm
We have now officially reached the mid-point of the 2018-19 season after the New York Islanders lost to the Carolina Hurricanes last night, 4-3, in front of a near-capacity crowd at the Nassau Coliseum.
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Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy (12) celebrates with teammates after scoring a first period goal against the Vegas Golden Knights on Jan. 6, 2019, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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January 08, 2019 - 12:08 pm
The New Jersey Devils missed a couple of opportunities to climb back to the NHL's .500 mark at the midway point of the season by dropping two of the first three games on their current four-game road trip.
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James Dolan
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January 08, 2019 - 10:18 am
The Knicks and Rangers owner talked to reporters at a Rangers practice in Las Vegas on Monday. Both of his teams are struggling mightily amid their rebuilding periods -- the Knicks are 10-30 and have lost 14 of their 16, the Rangers are in sixth place in the Metropolitan Division and have been...
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