Song is Believe by Mumford & Sons, thought it summed up the fanbase's relationship with the team in a way
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"During the season you look at the standings 10 times a day. You worry about everything — who’s playing who, who could surge, where that leaves you," he said. "That goes away when the playoffs start. The game’s right in front of you. The pressure is on. I look forward to playing pressure hockey. You really play one game at a time."Longtime NHL coach Ken Hitchcock on how focus is easier in the playoffs.
"It's good to beat them twice in the same week. That's the only thing we can play for right now is try to put a damper on other teams' things. They had a few guys last week saying that they're going to playoffs, chirping after the game. So it was a good win for us.Ryan White after the Flyers tormented the Penguins yet again. The Islanders play in Philadelphia Tuesday.
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Our fan emotions understandably rise and fall on wins and losses, but neither captures the whole of what's going on.
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Islanders prospect Josh Ho-Sang spins past a defender to set-up teammate Jordan Maletta for a second period goal in Niagara's 6-2 win over the Ottawa 67's on Monday. Ottawa leads their playoff series 2-1.
Ho-Sang had three assists in the game and his line of he, Maletta and Billy Jenkins had eight total points.
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"You knew they were going to come. That's the trademark of the Islanders at this place. They just keep coming."Jimmy Howard describes his impression of the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum after the WIngs' final visit, a 5-4 loss for the visitors.