Capellini: Islanders Chose A Really Bad Time To Revisit Their Ugly PastThere was just nothing acceptable about what went down on Tuesday night in Brooklyn, regardless of what Jack Capuano says.
Capellini: Islanders Have Something With Strome-Prince-Nelson LineOne reason why the tired Islanders persevered on Wednesday night was the play of a makeshift line thrown together by head coach Jack Capuano, who continues to have the Midas touch this postseason.
Capellini: Islanders' Tavares Has Become A Truly Unstoppable ForceRemember earlier in the season when John Tavares looked very much mortal? Yeah, that was funny. He looks like the best player in the sport right now.
Capellini: Spectacular Greiss Has Willed Islanders Into A Perfect ScenarioAs the Florida Panthers can attest, goaltender Thomas Greiss has been everything the New York Islanders could have hoped for, and then some.
Capellini: Beginning Of The End? Islanders May Be In Serious TroubleSomewhere between the Panthers deserving full marks and the Islanders failing to show up lies the truth.
Capellini: Islanders' Pulock Thriving Under Intense Playoff SpotlightRookie defenseman Ryan Pulock is in the midst of a trial by fire in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and so far is more than holding his own.
Capellini: Off Split In Florida, Islanders Ready For Pair Of Brooklyn BrawlsThe Islanders pretty much deserve to be right where they are. Facing a bigger and more rugged opponent in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Isles have held their own through two games.
Capellini: Islanders Simply Cannot Afford To Bow Out Again In First RoundThe Islanders will face crushing pressure when they take the ice for Game 1 of their playoff series in Florida on Thursday night. And rightfully so.
Capellini: He's Alive! Tavares Finally Carrying Isles Like Superstar ShouldAfter a prolonged departure from his dominant ways, "Johnny Hockey" is back, and appears to be skating downhill.
Capellini: Clutterbuck's Value To Islanders Cannot Be OverstatedThe Islanders are a decidedly better team when Cal Clutterbuck is out there doing what he does best, which often anything his team needs.
Capellini: Win-Now Islanders' Lack Of Urgency At Deadline Is TroublingThe Islanders are a good team, but are they good enough? As they scramble for playoff position, it's a question that for the second year in a row will be determined without the help of reinforcements.
Green Lantern: Jets Losing To Rex In This Spot Would Be UnforgivableThe Jets have come a long way in an awful short period of time. They are the talk of the town. They are also one loss away from crushing their fan base.

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