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A view of the game between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center on September 26, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: The Good, Bad And Obstructed Of Islanders Hockey At Barclays

Beautiful arena, decent commute. Now the bad news: Barclays Center holds 15,795 fans for hockey, and not all of those seats offer an ideal view of the ice.

09/29/2014

Scott Gomez #28 of the New Jersey Devils (L) who is joine dby Tuomo Ruutu #15 (C) moves in to score his second goal of the game against Rob Zepp #72 of the Philadelphia Flyers during the second period at the Prudential Center on September 28, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gomez Nets 2 In Devils’ Preseason Win Over Flyers

Scott Gomez scored two goals and the New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 in a preseason game Sunday night.

09/28/2014

Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings dives over Benoit Pouliot of the New York Rangers during Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

NHL Rule Changes For 2014-15 Crack Down On Diving, Tweak Shootouts

Repeat offenders for diving and their coaches will face increasingly steeper fines as part of a series of rule changes announced by the NHL on Thursday.

09/11/2014

Little Boys playing soccer

Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/27/2014

The Space Needle is decorated with a flag for the Seattle Seahawks and there NFC Championship game against the Carolina Panthers at Quest Field in Seattle, Washington on Jan. 22, 2006. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Top 12 Potential NHL Expansion Scenarios

Though the NHL has denied the latest expansion report, it’s always fun to analyze which cities “deserve” or “don’t deserve” to have teams.

08/27/2014

Marc Staal (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Can’t Let Staal Slip Through Their Fingers

If the Rangers wish to make a return appearance — or two, or three — in the Stanley Cup Final, locking down Staal to a long-term extension is an absolute must.

08/06/2014

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Barroway No Longer In Talks To Buy Islanders

Negotiations with the Philadelphia lawyer and hedge fund manager “have ceased” and “are not expected to resume,” according to Newsday.

08/06/2014

(Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

9 Athletes Over 50 Who Are Still Better Than You

Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.

07/25/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ex-Islanders Forward Vanek Helping Federal Probe In Rochester

In statement released by his agent, Vanek said he was asked for his cooperation in an investigation. He said he wasn’t a target of the probe or prosecution.

07/22/2014

Dan Boyle (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Dan Boyle Out To Prove He’s Still Got It With Rangers

Newly signed Rangers defenseman Dan Boyle isn’t feeling the pressure ahead of the latest — and perhaps greatest — challenge of his impressive career.

07/08/2014

(Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

7 Dumbest Athlete Arrests

Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …

07/04/2014

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Salary Cap Bumped Up To $69 Million For 2014-15 Season

The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association say the salary cap for the 2014-15 season is going up to $69 million after a year of record revenues.

06/28/2014

Ryan Callahan (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Ex-Rangers Captain Callahan Signs 6-Year Deal With Lightning

Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said Ryan Callahan is a “fierce competitor and outstanding leader who fits very well with our team.”

06/25/2014

Dominic Moore of the New York Rangers speaks after winning the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy during the 2014 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on June 24, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Masterton Winner Dominic Moore’s Story Captures Spirit Of NY

Sometimes, people are meant to be in a certain place. That was the case for Moore. Coming back to New York brought healing after he had gone through hell.

06/25/2014

Sidney Crosby speaks after winning the Hart Memorial Trophy (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images), Dominic Moore poses after winning the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy during the 2014 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on June 24, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sidney Crosby Named NHL MVP; Rangers’ Moore Wins Masterton Trophy

Seven years after Sidney Crosby won his first Hart Trophy, the Pittsburgh captain has been recognized as the NHL’s best once again.

06/25/2014

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