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New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) collides with New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov (40) during the third period on Jan 16, 2020 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
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Sean Hartnett
January 17, 2020 - 1:41 pm
As the weeks move closer to the Feb. 24 trade deadline, expect Chris Kreider’s name to be continually linked with several Stanley Cup contenders.
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Lou Lamoriello of the Islanders attends the 2019 NHL Draft at the Rogers Arena on June 22, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada.
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Andy Graziano
January 15, 2020 - 12:14 pm
In continuing with recent trends, the New York Islanders have seen inconsistent results since we last met. Over their past 25 games they have certainly not looked like a team ready to challenge for the Stanley Cup or even, one could argue, a playoff spot.
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Noah Dobson #8 of the New York Islanders (C) celebrates his first NHL goal at 2:40 of the second period against the Detroit Red Wings at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on January 14, 2020 in Uniondale, New York
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Alec Gearty
January 14, 2020 - 9:00 pm
Islanders defenseman Noah Dobson waited patiently to score his first NHL goal.
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Nico Hischier
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Ryan Chatelain
January 14, 2020 - 1:58 pm
Nico Hischier is headed to his first NHL All-Star Game. The 21-year-old Devils forward was named Tuesday as a replacement for injured teammate Kyle Palmieri. The All-Star Game will be played Jan. 25 in St. Louis.
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Devils general manager Ray Shero
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Steve Lichtenstein
January 13, 2020 - 10:53 am
Maybe years from now, when captain Nico Hischier is carrying the Stanley Cup around the Prudential Center ice alongside Jack Hughes, Ty Smith, Kevin Bahl and Conn Smythe-winning goalie MacKenzie Blackwood, Devils fans will hark back to the Ray Shero era without wincing.
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Devils general manager Ray Shero speaks to reporters on Dec. 3, 2019, at the Prudential Center.
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Ryan Chatelain
January 12, 2020 - 6:23 pm
The Devils' turbulent season continued Sunday as they announced they've mutually parted ways with general manager Ray Shero. The move, effective immediately, comes as the Devils are 16-21-7. Their 39 points are tied for the second fewest in the NHL. Tom Fitzgerald, who had been the assistant GM...
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Tony DeAngelo of the Rangers scores his hattrick goal on the power-play at 15:02 of the second period against the Devils at Madison Square Garden on January 09, 2020 in New York City.
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Sean Hartnett
January 10, 2020 - 1:57 pm
Back in the summer of 2017, a big question facing the Rangers was whether they received enough of a return when they traded Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta to the Arizona Coyotes in a salary cap saving move.
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The Islanders celebrate after a goal by right wing Jordan Eberle against the New Jersey Devils on Jan. 7, 2020, at the Prudential Center.
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Andy Graziano
January 08, 2020 - 2:26 pm
It’s certainly been a tale of two beliefs this season for the New York Islanders, who continue to confound the members of Team Analytics with a 27-12-3 record, good for second in the Metropolitan Division and fourth in the entire league.
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Igor Shesterkin of the New York Rangers plays in his first NHL game against the Colorado Avalanche on Jan. 7, 2019, at Madison Square Garden.
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Sean Hartnett
January 08, 2020 - 10:22 am
The Rangers’ succession plan for Henrik Lundqvist arrived in the form of 24-year-old debutant Igor Shesterkin, who made his NHL debut Tuesday. After years of dominant play against KHL pros and 23 games of splendid, All-Star-level netminding in the AHL, Shesterkin was deemed ready to test himself at...
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Devils coach John Hynes
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January 07, 2020 - 2:26 pm
The Nashville Predators have hired former New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes as the third coach in franchise history after firing Peter Laviolette.
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