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Hurricanes strike quickly in 3rd to steal win from Islanders

Warren Foegele and Nino Niederreiter scored 48 seconds apart early in the third period to rally the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday and a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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Staal's OT winner lifts Hurricanes past Islanders

Jordan Staal scored 4:04 into overtime to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 1-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Barzal, Islanders steamroll Senators with explosive 3rd

Mathew Barzal had two goals and an assist to help the New York Islanders rally for a 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.
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Jets finding ways to win late during best stretch of season

Jacob Trouba and Adam Lowry scored 22 seconds apart early in the third period, rallying the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
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Canucks fall to Isles on Kuhnhackl's unusual night

Tom Kuhnhackl scored two unusual goals to lead the New York Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.
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Rangers power past Canadiens for 4th straight win

Neal Pionk scored the tiebreaking goal on a sensational, end-to-end rush late in the third period and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

Lou Lamoriello hired by Islanders as president of hockey operations

Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello has joined the New York Islanders and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The team on Tuesday announced the hiring of the 75-year-old Lamoriello as president of hockey operations.

Islanders' Josh Bailey agrees to 6-year, $30M contract extension

Josh Bailey has agreed to a six-year, $30 million deal to stay with the New York Islanders instead of testing free agency this summer.
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McElhinney gets Leafs' 2nd shutout in a row as Lundqvist chased from net

Curtis McElhinney stopped 25 shots to give the Toronto Maple Leafs their second straight shutout, 4-0 over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.
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Rangers need OT to take down Sabres at 10th Winter Classic

J.T. Miller scored a power-play goal 2:43 into overtime to lift the New York Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday in the NHL's 10th Winter Classic at Citi Field.

Sabres' Pominville appreciates evolution of Winter Classic

Jason Pominville can appreciate how much everything around the Winter Classic has changed over the years. He was with the Sabres when they played in the first one 10 years ago in suburban Buffalo.
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Rangers blank Sens as Lundqvist closes door

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 20 shots for his second shutout of the season and 63rd of his career, leading the New York Rangers over the Ottawa Senators 3-0 on Sunday night.

Doug Weight named Islanders' full-time head coach

Doug Weight is returning as coach of the New York Islanders next season. He led the Islanders within one point of a playoff spot after taking over a last-place team on an interim basis in January.
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Oilers drop 3rd straight with loss to Rangers

Rick Nash scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:21 remaining to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-3 victory over the Western Conference-leading Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
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Weber's late blast pushes Habs past Islanders for 5th straight win

Shea Weber's power-play goal with 2:57 remaining lifted the Montreal Canadiens to their fifth straight victory, 3-2 over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night.