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Islanders Gameday News: Who will take Game 2?

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I predict (and hope) that the Islanders will.

Washington Capitals v New York Islanders
Boom.
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The New York Islanders host the Washington Capitals for the final time this season tonight at the Coliseum. It is the second of this three-game series between the Islanders and Capitals; Game 1 went to Washington in a shootout.

Game 2 figures to be another tight game between two clubs battling for position within the East Division.

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Islanders News

  • The team site previews tonight’s game.
  • If the Islanders keep plugging away, they should be able to handle the Capitals. [Newsday]
  • Arthur Staple ranked the potential playoff opponents from who we’d most like to see to who we’d least like to see. [The Athletic]
  • UBS Arena is a love letter to Islanders fans. [WFAN]
  • LISTEN: Andrew Gross toured the new building and gave us a taste. [Newsday]
  • The ECHL and the Worcester Railers will return to play next year. [Telegram]
  • Keeping the retro theme going, the Islanders took pictures with disposable cameras of the team wearing the reverse retro jerseys. [Islanders]
  • This week, Stan Fischler regales us with the tale of how the Sutter brothers landed in Uniondale. [Maven’s Memories]
  • LISTEN: A new podcast! Talkin’ Isles presented by the Islanders. Bob Nystrom is the first guest.
  • It’s almost here!

Elsewhere

Last night’s NHL scores include the Buffalo Sabres somehow knocking off the Boston Bruins in regulation and the New York Rangers topping the Philadelphia Flyers.