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The Skinny: Hurricanes 4, Islanders 2

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles loss to the Hurricanes

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

Islanders lose to Hurricanes, 4-2

NYI Recap: Leddy has goal, assist in loss to Canes

Nick Leddy scored a goal and picked up an assist on John Tavares' power-play marker in the Islanders' 4-2 road loss to the Hurricanes

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Game 20
Carolina 4, Isles 2

Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen scored goals before the game was four minutes old to give Carolina a 2-0 lead, and despite a strong 2nd period the Isles could never catch them, as the Hurricanes defeated the Isles 4-2 before a crowd of 11,390 at PNC Arena in Raleigh.

The loss snapped an Islander three-game winning streak and deprived the Isles (9-4-1 in their last 14 games) of an opportunity to move into first place in the Metropolitan Division.

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The Skinny: Islanders 5, Lightning 3

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles win over the Lightning

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

Recap: NYI 5, TBL 3

Lee's two goals power Islanders past Lightning, 5-3

Anders Lee scored a pair of goals, while John Tavares and Josh Bailey each collected three points as the Islanders took down the Lightning 5-3

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The Skinny - Game 19

Isles 5, Tampa Bay 3

Anders Lee scored two goals to help the Isles build a 4-0 lead and Thomas Greiss made 36 saves as the Isles held off a fierce Lightning rally to defeat Tampa Bay 5-3 before a sellout crowd of 19,092 at Amalie Arena in Tampa.

The Isles are 9-3-1 in their last 13 games. They have won three straight games, all with Greiss in goal, and have closed within one point of the Metropolitan Division lead.

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The Skinny: Islanders 6, Hurricanes 4

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles win over the Hurricanes

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

Recap: CAR 4, NYI 6

Barzal, Boychuk help Islanders rally past Hurricanes

Mathew Barzal had a goal and two assists and Johnny Boychuk scored the go-ahead goal to rally the Islanders by the Hurricanes for a 6-4 win

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The Skinny - Game 18

Isles 6, Carolina 4

Johnny Boychuk's second goal of the season broke a 4-4 tie with 4:25 to play and Mathew Barzal scored a goal and added two assists as the Isles rallied for a 6-4 victory before a crowd of 11,188 on Military Appreciation Night at Barclays Center. 

Boychuk was on-ice for all five even strength/shorthanded goals scored by the Isles as he became the first Islander in 15 years to go +5 in a game. The Isles remain unbeaten in regulation this season in Brooklyn (6-0-2).

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The Skinny: Islanders 5, Blues 2

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles win over the Blues

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

NYI @ STL

Condensed Game: Islanders @ Blues

Extended highlights of the New York Islanders at the St. Louis Blues

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The Skinny - Game 17

Isles 5, St. Louis 2

Friday night in Dallas was the 8th time under Doug Weight that the Isles had lost a game by 3 goals or more. Saturday night in St. Louis was the 8th time that the Isles won the following game.

John Tavares scored his 13th goal of the season early in the first period to give the Isles a lead they would never relinquish as Thomas Greiss (the game's #1 Star) made 35 saves as the Isles defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-2 before a crowd of 18,761 at Scottrade Center.

It was only the fourth loss in regulation for the Blues, who still hold the best record in the Western Conference.

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The Skinny: Stars 5, Islanders 0

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles loss to the Stars

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

Isles shutout by Stars, 5-0

NYI Recap: Isles can't keep up with Stars in 5-0 loss

Alan Quine made his season debut, but the Islanders' offense could not beat Ben Bishop on 14 shots in a 5-0 road loss to the Stars

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The Skinny - Game 16

Dallas 5, Isles 0

John Klingberg scored a 4-on-4 early in the first period and added two assists later in the session as the Dallas Stars defeated the Islanders 5-0 before a crowd of 18,342 at American Airlines Center. 

The Isles finished with 14 shots on goal. The Isles last had 14 shots or fewer on October 10, 2011 vs. Minnesota (14).

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The Skinny: Oilers 2, Islanders 1 OT

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles overtime loss to Edmonton

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

Isles fall to Oilers in OT, 2-1

NYI Recap: Eberle scores in overtime loss to Oilers

Jordan Eberle scored against his former team, but the Islanders suffered a 2-1 loss in overtime against the Oilers

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The Skinny - Game 15

Edmonton 2, Isles 1 (OT)

Connor McDavid scored his third career overtime goal 38 seconds into the extra session to give the Edmonton Oilers a 2-1 victory over the Islanders before a crowd of 12,281 at Barclays Center.

Leon Draisaitl and Jordan Eberle traded second period goals but those were the only regulation tallies of the evening. Josh Baily saw his assist streak end at 8 games (one shy of the club record) and his point streak end at a career-best nine games.

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The Skinny: Islanders 6, Avalanche 4

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles win over the Avalanche

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

COL @ NYI

Condensed Game: Avalanche @ Islanders

Extended highlights of the Colorado Avalanche at the New York Islanders

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The Skinny - Game 14

Isles 6, Colorado 4

Mathew Barzal became the first rookie in Islander history to record 5 assists (and tied the club rookie record with 5 points) and the Islanders got two goals from both Nick Leddy and Jordan Eberle as they defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-4 before a crowd of 10,927 at Barclays Center.

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The Skinny: Capitals 4, Islanders 3

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles loss to the Capitals

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

Isles drop road game to Caps, 4-3

Isles drop road game to Caps, 4-3

Anders Lee netted two goals and added an assist, but it wasn't enough to beat the Capitals as the Islanders dropped a close one, 4-3

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The Skinny - Game 13

Washington 4, Isles 3

On a night that the Islanders held Alex Ovechkin without a point, Lars Eller scored two goals and added an assist as the Washington Capitals defeated the Islanders 4-3 before a sellout crowd of 18,506 at Capital One Arena.

The Isles had battled back to tie on three separate occasions, twice by scoring power play goals, but Eller tallied the winner with 3:21 to play. It was the third consecutive game that the Isles had scored multiple power play goals.

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The Skinny: Islanders 6, Golden Knights 3

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles win over Vegas

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

Recap: VGK 3, NYI 6

Tavares nets two as Islanders top Golden Knights, 6-3

John Tavares scored two goals and Josh Bailey turned in three assists in a convincing 6-3 home win against the Golden Knights

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The Skinny - Game 12: Isles 6, Vegas 3

In their first game against Vegas, John Tavares and Josh Bailey both rolled 11s. Tavares' two goals gave him 11 while Bailey's three assists also gave him 11 as the Isles rebounded from allowing an early shorthanded goal to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 6-3 in the first-ever meeting of the teams before a crowd of 11,113 at Barclays Center.

The Isles connected twice on the power play in the second period, giving them five power play goals in the last two games.

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The Skinny: Islanders 6, Predators 2

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick runs the numbers on the Isles win over the Predators

by Eric Hornick ehornick / New York Islanders

Recap: NYI 6, NSH 2

Tavares notches hat trick in Islanders' 6-2 win

John Tavares registered a third-period hat trick to help the Islanders post a 6-2 win against the Predators

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Game 11

Isles 6, Nashville 2

The Isles scored power play goals in each period and John Tavares scored three third period goals for his 2nd career natural hat trick as the Islanders earned a split of their two-game road trip as they defeated the defending Western Conference champion Nashville Predators 6-2 before a sellout crowd of 17,113 at Bridgestone Arena.

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