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Islanders-Caps Oct. 1 (and opener Oct. 15)

The Islanders’ preseason schedule, just announced, includes a game here Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. against the Washington Capitals. Ticket info, from the press release: Webster Bank Arena, home of the Islanders

Matt Bertani for the win

The New York Islanders took a 2-1 series win tonight with a goal from Thomas Hickey in overtime. And yet all the loves, from a called-down coach’s challenge that overturned a goal that would’ve made

Devon Toews signs… one contract

Good news and bad news for Bridgeport’s roster, in way, this morning. The Islanders announced they’ve signed Devon Toews, their highly regarded fourth-rounder in 2014, to his entry-level contract to

Debut/clincher?: Thursday notes

Friday should be the pro debut for Michael Dal Colle, in No. 19. He’s expected to join the team in Portland later today when he’s reassigned from Kingston. Everything this morning at practice — last

Gibson’s a winner: x-NYI

The Islanders clinched a playoff spot tonight on Thomas Hickey’s goal in overtime, finishing a comeback from two goals down to win 4-3 at Washington. More importantly for the blog’s purposes,

Who’s scruffy-lookin’? Wilkes-Barre postgame

It’s always nice when someone gives you the quote so you don’t have to say it. “It was an ugly game,” Brent Thompson said. Weird, for sure. “It was a hard-fought game. Guys really sacrificed a lot

Working toward the weekend: Thursday notes

Lots of special-teams work for the Sound Tigers at Wonderland today. Justin Vaive was back in his late-Sunday spot and, as usual, at the front of the net on the power play, so presumably he’s good to

Assorted Thursday notes

While I was covering volleyball (um) yesterday, a Travis Hamonic trade request went public. A stunner, but I can’t add more than other people have. William Nylander’s assist on the only goal last

Getting (still) better: Providence postgame

About as strict a matchup as we’ve seen, especially this early in a season, in a while: Pelech-Mayfield against Khokhlachev, Frank Vatrano and Zack Phillips. They combined for nine shots, six of them

Welcome back: Tuesday notes

And we're back. #bst— Michael Fornabaio (@fornabaioctp) October 6, 2015 Got my old seat and everything. New boards! New glass! New lines! F: Beck-Kearns-Whitney