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  1. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Who's hot?

    Mike Hume

    If I had a nickel for every time I've heard playoff prognosticators discuss the importance of a team entering the playoffs on a hot streak, well, I probably wouldn't be staring down a microwave burrito for lunch right now. In any sport, people place ...

    Blog | April 08, 2012
  2. W2W4: Rangers vs. Flames

    Mike Hume

    The Rangers look to turn their first win into their first win streak Thursday night in Calgary. Here are a few factors to keep your eye on when the Blueshirts skate into the Saddledome. Say No to the Sin Bin The Rangers have been patronizing the...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  3. The road ahead for Rangers, Devils

    Mike Hume

    Six points. After upping their most recent winning streak to three games, the New Jersey Devils are just six points away from the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. And they have a game in hand on the eighth place Buffalo Sabres. It'...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  4. New Jersey Devils' playoff odds

    Mike Hume

    Do you believe in unlikelihoods? After the disastrous start to the season by the New Jersey Devils, we've mentioned several times that the boys from Newark would need to mount an epic winning streak to put themselves back in the playoff picture. W...

    Blog | February 15, 2011
  5. As health returns, Rangers falter

    Mike Hume

    It's a little ironic that the Rangers' season-high five-game losing streak has come just when the team has gotten healthy. Though Ruslan Fedotenko will still be shelved for a few weeks following an appendectomy, both Vinny Prospal and Erik Christe...

    Blog | February 08, 2011
  6. Hawks show Isles' streak was suspect

    Mike Hume

    The Islanders lost 5-0 to the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday night. Normally a lopsided beating by the reining Stanley Cup champs wouldn't register as unusual, but given the Islanders' 8-2-1 record coming into that game it sure seemed to be a hasty revers...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  7. Isles turning the streak around

    Mike Hume

    The Islanders are red hot and show no signs of cooling down despite dealing away their top defenseman in terms of ice time, as well as their No. 1 goalie this season. After dispatching the Calgary Flames, winners of four straight themselves, the I...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  8. Rangers-Devils: The morning after

    Mike Hume

    Though Henrik Lundqvist stoned them 43 times, it could be the clanging of the pipes that haunts the Devils for the next few days, as a few posts and crossbars were all that separated them from a losing streak-snapping win. Instead, the Devils' ski...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  9. Line shuffle keys Rangers rout

    Mike Hume

    The Rangers halted the New York Islanders' win streak in its tracks at the Garden Monday, stomping all over their rivals 7-2. The Isles kept the game close before a fluttering shot from Matt Gilroy eluded Isles stopper Dwayne Roloson to give the R...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  10. Devils are special, but still struggling

    Mike Hume

    The Devils have been relatively unimpressive during their five-game losing streak, but they have shown some glimmers of improvement on special teams. Over the past four games New Jersey have converted 7 of 15 chances with the man advantage and have k...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  11. Devils' hopes continue to dwindle

    Mike Hume

    The Devils are still on the skids, as their losing streak reached five games over the weekend with a 4-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings. The team will try to regroup by Wednesday when the Phoenix Coyotes will come to town, followed by another home dat...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  12. W2W4: Devils vs. Penguins

    Mike Hume

    The New Jersey Devils just can't seem to stay off of losing streaks. Here's what to watch for tonight as they try to halt their most recent skid at two games. Wounded Knee Evgeni Malkin sat out the Penguins' Saturday slamming of the Columbus Blu...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  13. Coach Doug Weight?

    Mike Hume

    The Islanders sure picked a good time to get off their 14-game winless streak, what with this nearly week-long respite they've been enjoying before battling the Rangers Thursday. And they've been making use of the time to improve a power play that ha...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  14. Still do-or-die time for the Devils

    Mike Hume

    For all of their troubles, the Devils are still only eight points out of the playoff hunt, and one hot streak could push them out of the basement and back into the thick of things. Now, they just have to, you know, have a hot streak. After picking...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  15. Isles' new coach can't cap skid

    Mike Hume

    The Islander losing streak reached a baker's dozen Sunday, leaving new head coach Jack Capuano's first taste of NHL action a bitter one. Game Story | Box Score The Isles did earn a point (hey, it's something) for their OT loss to the Atlanta Th...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  16. For Isles, this one goes to 11

    Mike Hume

    New coach? No matter. The losing streak still spiraled to 11 games. The snake-bit New York Islanders gave up 32 shots in the first two periods and succumbed to the Lightning, 4-2, Wednesday, with the ringing of pucks off pipes and crossbars supply...

    Blog | November 18, 2010