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New York Islanders vs. Columbus Blue Jackets: Full Coverage

Continuing an alarming trend, the Islanders drop another game to a struggling Metro Division foe.

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Tavares: 'Seems we didn't want to do the work'

John Tavares called the tepid third-period effort in Saturday night's 5-2 loss in Columbus "soft."

In the Newsday recap by Arthur Staple, there was this:

"It didn't seem like we wanted to do the work . . . I don't know why."

This, this is not good.

Coach Jack Capuano was similarly disappointed in the effort...

"They've got to figure it out," coach Jack Capuano said. "We're not talking systems or structure here, we're talking battles. We're losing battles. They've got to figure it out."

...but Capuano also had this, quoted at nhl.com:

"Our penalty kill let us down again; 5-on-5 we were right there," he said. "We did a lot of good things."

To be fair, they did do some good things. Not nearly enough good things, obviously.

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CBJ 5, Isles 2: Another Metro loss; Vanek hurt

Not exactly an awful game, but certainly nowhere near good enough given the Isles' continued role as slump-buster for their Metro rivals.

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[GIF] Vanek 'Upper Body' Injury vs CBJ, 1st Shift

After an innocuous-looking tumble near the Columbus net on the first shift, the winger did not return to the game.

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[Bits] Columbus Day, Independence Day & Bryz-mas

The Islanders prepare for the Blue Jackets, Kevin Dineen prepares his resume for a new job and the Oilers prepare for the coming of Bryzgalov the Wanderer.

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Advance Scout: CBJ, next struggling Metro foes

The Tour of Ugly Metro Teams continues in Columbus on Saturday.

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