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Ducks-Preds Game 4; Murray vs. Fleury; Richardson joins Isles (Puck Headlines)
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Isles name Luke Richardson assistant coach
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It’s been rumored for a while, and on Thursday it became official — longtime NHL defenseman Luke Richardson has been hired as Doug Weight’s assistant coach in New York. Richardson, 48, was an Oilers teammate of Weight’s for a few years during the early ’90s. “Luke brings a tireless work ethic and outstanding character to […]

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[Bits] Bon Kovi? Winter Classic at Citi; Isles vs. Italians at Worlds
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The Thunderbirds are down 2-1 to Regina in the WHL final after a 3-2 loss last night. Mathew Barzal had an assist but was also assessed a diving penalty at a really bad time that coach Steve Konowalchuk is still scratching his head about. Ilya Kovalchuk wants back into the NHL and he’s going to […]

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NHL Daily: Leafs Prospect Out, Isles Prospect Gets New Deal and More
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NHL Daily: Leafs Prospect Out With Injury, Islanders Prospect Signs New Deal, Sabres New GM and More! (Morning NHL Headlines)Grab your morning cup of coffee and join us here at Puck Prose for a compilation of NHL daily links that will help keep you updated with everything going on in the hockey wo…

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Bettman skeptical that Isles could return to Nassau Coliseum
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is skeptical that a newly renovated Nassau Coliseum could make a suitable home for the New York Islanders. “It would make it the smallest building in the league,” Bettman told Fox 5 Sports Extra on Sunday, per Long Island Business News. “I’m not sure that works.” It was reported last week that Brooklyn […]

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NHL Three Stars: Senators clinch; Lucic's natural hatty; Isles stay alive (Puck Daddy)
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APRIL 06: Anaheim Ducks Defenceman Brandon Montour (71) and Chicago Blackhawks Left Wing John Hayden (40) fall to the ice as they fight during an NHL game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks on April 06, 2017, at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. The Ducks defeated the Blackhawks 4-0.

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Predators focus on seeding as Isles try to stay alive (STATS/TSX)
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What the Nashville Predators couldn’t do on their own Sunday in St. Louis, the Arizona Coyotes took care of later that night in Los Angeles. Needing a point to seal a Western Conference playoff berth, Nashville fell 4-1 to the Blues.

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Lee becomes 30-goal scorer as Isles stay alive without Tavares
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BUFFALO, N.Y. – Anders Lee scored third-period goals a little more than five minutes apart, and the New York Islanders overcame the absence of captain John Tavares to stay in the playoff hunt with a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. Cal Clutterbuck and Joshua Ho-Sang also scored and Jaroslav Halak stopped 35 […]

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Isles begin last-gasp playoff chase without Tavares (STATS/TSX)
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In what has been a difficult season and with time running out, the New York Islanders will have to get around a roadblock at the worst possible time in a last-ditch effort to secure a playoff spot. With leading scorer and captain John Tavares out for the foreseeable future, the Islanders open a four-game road […]

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Points pivotal as Isles, Flyers conclude season series (STATS/TSX)
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A few days ago, the New York Islanders looked like they might have an inside track to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Two straight losses by the Islanders, two consecutive wins by the Boston Bruins and three straight victories by the Tampa Bay Lightning have changed all that. Now, the Islanders (35-28-12, […]

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Pens gunning for Metro lead, Isles grasping at playoff spot (The Associated Press)
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With three teams already over 100 points, the biggest question in the Metropolitan Division these days seems to be whether the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals or Columbus Blue Jackets will win the Presidents’ Trophy as the NHL’s top regular-season team and claim home-ice advantage for the postseason. For the New York Islanders, the only relevant […]

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Pens gunning for Metro lead, Isles grasping at playoff spot (Mar 24, 2017)
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PITTSBURGH — With three teams already over 100 points, the biggest question in the Metropolitan Division these days seems to be whether the Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals or Columbus Blue Jackets will win the Presidents' Trophy as the NHL's top regular-season team and claim home-ice advantage for the postseason.

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