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  1. #101
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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

    Quote Originally Posted by ymike673 View Post
    At Barclays center this season they were 12-6-2 as opposed to 12-7-2 at the Coliseum. And place will be just as loud as the Coliseum like at the 2016 playoffs. Looking forward to not having to travel two hours by train, bus and subway to get to the Coliseum.
    LOL. I live 2 1/2 miles from the Coliseum. Sorry I can't share your excitement for Barclays. Those stairs at Jamaica Station get taller every year.

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    Sweep the Pens. Bet no one saw that coming. And the Bolts gone too. Things are getting very interesting. Should Leafs and Canes win their series Isles will have home ice for the next two rounds.
    Yeah, I'm watching Caps-Canes with particular interest. My ladyfriend is from NC and is a Hurricanes fan so they are sort of my "other" team. I was very impressed how they responded Monday night, know-it-all Pierre McGuire talked like the series was over after Ovechkin laid out Svechnikov Instead it lit a fire under the Hurricanes and they dominated. I'll tell you this: The Capitals better end this thing soon. The Hurricanes have younger legs and a long series is not what the Caps want.

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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

    We really need the Leafs to take out the Bruins. Boston is the one team in the Eastern Conference that I do not think the Isles have a chance to beat in the playoffs.

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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

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    We really need the Leafs to take out the Bruins. Boston is the one team in the Eastern Conference that I do not think the Isles have a chance to beat in the playoffs.
    The b's are a beatable team if the Refs call the game at all, not tight, just not swallowing the whistles completely. If the Leafs lose to b's I will immediately be a huge Isles fan.
    That said, a NYI/TOR series would be awesome from a skill perspective.
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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

    Quote Originally Posted by ruthianblast View Post
    The b's are a beatable team if the Refs call the game at all, not tight, just not swallowing the whistles completely. If the Leafs lose to b's I will immediately be a huge Isles fan.
    That said, a NYI/TOR series would be awesome from a skill perspective.
    I believe the Isles have one win over the Bruins over the last three seasons. And they lost all three to them this season.

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    Ugh, Boychuk out at least 3 weeks

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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

    Quote Originally Posted by philleotardo View Post
    Ugh, Boychuk out at least 3 weeks
    Bad news. But at least Hickey can replace him. Looks like Clutterbuck will be ok. He would be a huge loss.

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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

    Woo hoo, let's go Isles!
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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

    Bruins eliminate Maple Leafs. Pajama boy can watch the Islanders on TV in the next round.
    "This game has a heartbeat, Brian." -- Joe Torre

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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

    Quote Originally Posted by HelloNewman View Post
    Bruins eliminate Maple Leafs. Pajama boy can watch the Islanders on TV in the next round.
    Tavares is used to watching the second round on TV.

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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

    Hurricanes pull it off with 2OT win over Caps. I think they'll be tougher than most Islander fans think but just glad to get Ovechkin out of the picture.

    The Canes' corps of defensemen is very impressive, except for ex-Islander Calvin de Haan who still sucks. Tonight he somehow lost track of Ovechkin and let him float free near the goal in overtime, and Ovi got off a lightning bolt of a shot that hit Mrazek square in the face and knocked his cage off. A couple of inches to either side and we'd be playing the Caps.
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    Re: Let's Go Islanders! 2018-2019!

    Hurricanes will be tough but I like the Isles chances against them better than the Caps. Not just Ovi. Holtby is an elite goaltender. Canes goalie not in his class.

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