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Jan 10, 2018
Islanders beat out Rangers, Devils in All-Star Game tally

Islanders beat out Rangers, Devils in All-Star Game tally

Henrik Lundqvist, John Tavares and Taylor Hall have all secured a return trip to the NHL All-Star Game Wednesday, while Josh Bailey will join them as a first-timer. All four were named to the Metropolitan Division team for the annual event set to be played on Jan. 28 in Tampa Bay. It’s the fifth straight...
Jan 7, 2018
‘Soul-searching’ Islanders roar back against Devils

‘Soul-searching’ Islanders roar back against Devils

The streak is over. On Sunday at Barclays Center, the Islanders snapped a concerning five-game skid in dramatic fashion, coming from behind to beat the Devils, 5-4, in a shootout. Desperate for a win as they inched near the bottom of the Metropolitan Division, the Isles came together Saturday to try to find answers. “We...
Jan 3, 2018
Devils can’t snap St. Louis hex, fall in shootout

Devils can’t snap St. Louis hex, fall in shootout

ST. LOUIS — Carter Hutton felt relaxed and in control. The Blues goalie stopped 24 shots through overtime and both attempts he faced in the shootout to help St. Louis to a 3-2 win Tuesday night over the Devils. “Some nights the (puck) looks like a BB and some nights it looks like a beach...
Dec 30, 2017
Young local stars evoke memories of past rookie greats

Young local stars evoke memories of past rookie greats

Mathew Barzal, a legitimate threat to Brock Boeser, Clayton Keller and Malcolm Subban for the Calder Trophy, would constitute a special rookie class unto himself around these parts, given the combination of speed and skill he flashes on a clockwork basis for the Belmont-bound Islanders. But wait. There are the similarly skilled, if not necessarily...
Dec 30, 2017
Yankees rise, Giants crash, Knicks find hope: 2017 in review

Yankees rise, Giants crash, Knicks find hope: 2017 in review

Well, there goes another year into the books that somehow marched merrily on without a championship from a New York City team. If you’re keeping score, come May 3, 2018, that will be 2,282 days since our last title (the Giants’ most recent Super Bowl run), and that will surpass, by one day, the most...
Dec 25, 2017
Devils star Brian Boyle’s opens up on battle with leukemia

Devils star Brian Boyle’s opens up on battle with leukemia

Devils veteran Brian Boyle — who was diagnosed with a form of leukemia in September and was back on the ice a month later — is enjoying a career year. Before the holidays, he sat down with The Post’s Steve Serby. Q: You called your wife, Lauren, after the original tests in September revealed that...
Dec 22, 2017
Rangers now must deal with an emerging Devils juggernaut

Rangers now must deal with an emerging Devils juggernaut

A word to the wise and all of our other readers, too: Measuring sticks this time of year come in the shape of candy canes. But my goodness, did the Devils’ riveting 4-3 shootout victory over the Rangers at the Rock on Thursday ever come in the form of an exclamation point. This was no...
Dec 21, 2017
Lundqvist can’t save Rangers, who were bested by old pal Boyle

Lundqvist can’t save Rangers, who were bested by old pal Boyle

Henrik Lundqvist was exasperated. The Rangers goalie was sitting there, knowing he was the only reason his Rangers didn’t get run out of the building, knowing on most nights this would have been a lot worse than just a 4-3 shootout loss to the Devils on Tuesday at Prudential Center. Lundqvist knew above everything else...
Dec 20, 2017
The Boston connection that’s spicing up Rangers-Devils rivalry

The Boston connection that’s spicing up Rangers-Devils rivalry

Hockey around New York City is buzzing these days, pumping some extra juice into a showdown Thursday between the Rangers and Devils at Prudential Center. “It may not have been, in the past few years, as intense with the standings the way they were,” Kevin Shattenkirk said. “But it’s fun to be playing against the...
Dec 19, 2017
This is the Islanders’ best day in 34 years

This is the Islanders’ best day in 34 years

You are an Islanders fan, and this is your best day since Denis Potvin hoisted the Cup back for the fourth straight year on May 17, 1983, following the sweep of the Oilers, because, on this day you and your team are back in the big leagues. You are back in the big leagues and...
Dec 19, 2017
Islanders get Belmont Park site

Islanders get Belmont Park site

The Islanders are returning to Long Island. After three seasons in Brooklyn on the miserable ice at Barclays Center, the Islanders have been awarded the rights to the Belmont Park for their new arena, The Post’s Rich Calder confirmed. The team was competing with MLS’ New York City FC, who planned for a 26,000-seat stadium...
Dec 18, 2017
Brian Boyle’s three helpers help Devils rally in win over Ducks

Brian Boyle’s three helpers help Devils rally in win over Ducks

NEWARK, N.J. — Stefan Noesen scored on a rebound with 4:07 to play and added an empty net goal as New Jersey rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat Ducks 5-3 on Monday night in the first game between the teams since the late November trade that sent defenseman Sami Vatanen to the Devils for...
Dec 17, 2017
Islanders look to youth for help on troubled line

Islanders look to youth for help on troubled line

Not long after Wednesday night’s game ended in 5-2 loss to the Stars at Barclays Center, Islanders coach Doug Weight provided a stern assessment of his third line. “It’s becoming an issue,” he said, and then let roster moves over the next 48 hours do the rest of the talking. Anthony Beauvillier was a healthy...
Dec 16, 2017
Jordan Eberle puts finishing touch on Islanders comeback

Jordan Eberle puts finishing touch on Islanders comeback

The Islanders were right back in an all-too-familiar spot Saturday, trailing 2-0 in the first period for the third time in three games. This night proved different, in a big way. After the Islanders mounted a third-period comeback, only to have it wiped away by the Kings tying the game with 13 seconds left in...