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  1. 2014-15 NHL season preview -- Five disasters waiting to happen

    Katie Strang

    Katie Strang looks at five NHL disasters waiting to happen, including the potential implosion of the San Jose Sharks and coach-player discord for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  2. Commissioner Gary Bettman says potential New York Islanders sale ...

    Katie Strang

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said he spoke with New York Islanders owner Charles Wang as recently as Tuesday morning and that Wang has received a "number of expressions of interest" in the potential sale of the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  3. NY/NJ's top trade deadline storylines

    Katie Strang

    With Wednesday's 3 p.m. cutoff looming and some surprising names popping up on the market, this could be one of the most intriguing trade deadlines in recent memory. Only a handful of teams are truly out of the playoff hunt, which means there are a b...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  4. NHL -- 10 questions for the rest of the season

    Katie Strang

    With trade deadline approaching and playoff spots at stake, there is a lot left to be answered this season, writes Katie Strang.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  5. Three Questions: Islanders in 2014

    Katie Strang

    A year that began with so much promise for the New York Islanders, with the team's surprising playoff appearance last spring and spirited first-round performance against the high-octane Pittsburgh Penguins, has since turned sour, revealing an organiz...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  6. NHL -- 10 big questions for 2014

    Katie Strang

    There are 10 big questions heading into the second half of the NHL season, including intriguing playoff races and a wealth of trade possibilities, writes Katie Strang.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  7. NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 - New York Islanders' Andrew MacDon...

    Katie Strang

    Andrew MacDonald suffered a broken hand in the New York Islanders 6-4 Game 4 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins and is unlikely to return during the playoffs, Newsday reported Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  8. Rapid Reaction: Islanders 6, Penguins 4

    Katie Strang

    What it means: This first-round series between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins has been more than just competitive. It's been wildly entertaining. Following a heartbreaking overtime loss on Sunday in Game 3, the eighth-seeded Isles ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  9. 2013 NHL playoffs -- James Neal, Brooks Orpik of Pittsburgh Pengu...

    Katie Strang

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have two key additions to their lineup for Game 4 against the New York Islanders on Tuesday night: forward James Neal and defenseman Brooks Orpik.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  10. Nielsen: 'We know we can beat them'

    Katie Strang

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Despite trailing the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in the series, the New York Islanders are a confident bunch heading into Game 4 on Tuesday night at Nassau Coliseum. Following a Game 1 rout in which the Isles were easily dispatched ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  11. Barn rockin' as playoffs return to L.I.

    Katie Strang

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Nassau Coliseum has earned many pejoratives in its slow, stagnant march into antiquity, but Sunday's matinee was a glimpse into just how electric an atmosphere the New York Islanders' home can still provide. Yes, it's decrepit, o...

    Blog | May 05, 2013
  12. Nassau has energy, but Pens have power

    Katie Strang

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- A deafening crowd at Nassau Coliseum, frenzied by a late-game comeback and bolstered at the prospect of an upset, was a veritable seventh man for the New York Islanders in Game 3, but the home team couldn't hold off the Penguins an...

    Blog | May 05, 2013
  13. Round 1: Penguins-Islanders schedule

    Katie Strang

    Below is the schedule for the 2013 Eastern Conference quarterfinals series between the Islanders and Penguins, released late Sunday night by the NHL: No. 1 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. No. 8 New York Islanders Game 1 (Pittsburgh): Wednesday at 7:30 ...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  14. First-round preview: Pittsburgh Penguins versus New York Islander...

    Katie Strang

    You have to imagine that at least some of the excitement stemming from the New York Islanders' first playoff appearance in six years was dampened just a bit after their first-round opponent was determined at the 11th hour Sunday night. Yes, with Otta...

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2013
  15. W2W4: Rangers vs. Flyers

    Katie Strang

    At a glance: Though their playoff hopes are bleak, the Flyers haven't given up yet. Coming off a 7-3 rout of the Northeast Division-leading Montreal Canadiens on Monday, the Flyers return home to host the 8th place New York Rangers at Wells Fargo Cen...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  16. Isles fans excited by playoff push

    Katie Strang

    With the buzz in the building escalating and the New York Islanders putting the finishing touches on a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers, the crowd at Nassau Coliseum erupted into a hopeful chant Tuesday night: "We want play-offs! We want play...

    Blog | April 09, 2013