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Previewing the Islanders series against the Stanley Cup favorite Hurricanes

The New York Islanders and Carolina Hurricanes will meet in Round 1 of the playoffs for the second spring in a row.

How to bet Game 1 of Islanders-Hurricanes

The New York Islanders and Carolina Hurricanes will get the 2023-24 Stanley Cup Playoffs started on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET.

How to watch NY Islanders in the 2024 NHL Playoffs: TV channels, streaming

For the second time in two years, the Islanders and Hurricanes will face off in round one.

Knicks, Rangers fans hoping to party like it's 1994 as both teams chase championships: 'It would mean everything'

The Knicks and Rangers this weekend begin what they hope morphs into the type of magical two-month rides that drove them to glory in the spring of 1994 and championship...

Rangers primed to take Stanley Cup in wide-open NHL playoff race

Head coach Peter Laviolette has been preparing the Rangers for this since the day he took command last summer. They’re ready for this.

Why Rangers coach is happy with way schedule broke at end of season

Peter Laviolette knew the Rangers needed some rest after the grind of the regular season entering the playoffs and that’s what the schedule allowed.

Dave Portnoy makes Stanley Cup pick amid $5.4 million hot streak

Dave Portnoy’s Stanley Cup winner pick is in. 

Patrick Roy brings all-out 'drive,' Stanley Cup pedigree to Islanders on eve of playoffs

The Stanley Cup playoffs were where Patrick Roy elevated his status as a player into legendary. 

NHL reveals full first-round playoff schedules for Rangers, Islanders

Mark your calendars, Rangers and Islanders fans.

Rangers, Islanders, Knicks fans can watch almost all first-round series games on MSG

MSG will air all but one of the three teams' upcoming first-round playoff series.

Islanders get star defenseman back for playoff opener

The Islanders dodged one injury bullet but might still get hit by another.

2024 Stanley Cup complete odds: Hurricanes lead pack

With no one priced better than +600 and six teams priced between in the +600 to +800 range, this year's battle for the Stanley Cup is as wide open as...

Potential replacement names for Coyotes in Utah come into focus after trademark filings

Now that the Coyotes' move to Utah is official, the question on everyone’s mind is what the team’s new name will be. 

Islanders forward's murky Game 1 status may force lines to change again

It took Patrick Roy the better part of 10 weeks to find a forward configuration that produced sustained success for the Islanders.

Rangers open as massive series favorite over Capitals

The Rangers are the biggest favorite of the NHL’s eight first round playoff matchups.

Rangers coach set for run of playoff reunions, starting with Capitals

Rangers' Peter Laviolette couldn’t help but chuckle when he was asked about facing the team he coached last season, the Capitals, in the first round.

Late-season recall to Islanders no small thing for 5-foot-8 prospect

Back in September at rookie camp, Ruslan Iskhakov said his goal was to make the Islanders’ roster. That didn’t quite happen, but the 23-year-old did get his NHL debut on...

Rangers and Matt Rempe set to push back against hated Capitals enforcer

Matt Rempe, the Rangers' new enforcer, likely will play in Game 1 vs. the Capitals and their enforcer, Tom Wilson, on Sunday at the Garden.

Ryan Lindgren and brother agree not to speak until after playoff series

Ryan Lindgren speaks to his older brother Charlie, the Capitals' goalie, a lot. But they won't be talking again until after their first-round series.

Adam Fox playing better than ever for Rangers after rough start

The Rangers are riding into this first-round matchup against the Capitals with Adam Fox at the top of his game.