"We have a lot of respect for that team. They work hard and are extremely well-coached. Teams talk a lot about working hard, but I don't think you can say that for every team in this league. The Islanders do. There's a reason five of our last seven games against them have gone to overtime."á Brooks Laich - Washington Capitals after beating the Islanders 3-2 in overtime on October 24 With football and basketball season underway, the average New York sports fan is preoccupied with the Jets, Giants, or Knicks. Add in the Yankees in the World Series and the already lowered view of hockey in New York is lowered. Now add the usual exposure the Rangers receive being the team in the city and it leaves the Islanders as a pretty unnoticed team. But a recent run of six games without regulation defea ...
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