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New York Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro (39) defends against Atlanta Thrashers center Bryan Little, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game at Philips Arena, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Gregory Smith)

Isles at the Quarter Pole: Punchless, Lifeless, Directionless

They claim it took approximately 870 years to completely rebuild…



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Islanders 2010/2011 Season Preview: Next Step a Challenge

Talk about a rough off-season—the stalled Lighthouse Project, rampant talk of relocation, no big free agent signings and, more recently, shoulder injuries that have shelved…



Reality Check: Isles Should Shoot for Connolly

Garth Snow is sitting in pretty good shape come this Friday evening at the NHL’s 2010 entry draft in Los Angeles. With the fifth overall…



Stanley Cup: Cinderella Takes On the Glamour Boys

You could almost hear the NHL offices breath a sigh of relief as both the Blackhawks and Flyers finished off their opponents earlier this week…



HBO’s Bullies Merely Scrapes Surface of Flyers

They came, they mauled, they won two Cups, and in the process set the NHL back about 20 years. To say that HBO’s recent documentary…



Reality Check: Glen Sather’s Summer “To Do” List

The natives are getting restless at MSG. No postseason hockey this spring on the heels of blowing a three-games-to-one lead in the first round last…