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Islanders Hope to Help Rangers, Sweep Penguins

In the first half of a home and home with Pittsburgh, the Islanders came out swinging and brought down the high flying Penguins in a convincing 5-3 fashion. However the joys of winning were short-lived when it became apparent that whatever injury forced Evgeni Nabokov out of the game is serious enough to keep him out if the net for the rest of the season, this comes shortly after re-signing with the Islanders. Hopefully Nabokov will recover from this and be back in all-star form come October. (Photo Credit: SB Nation)

The Islanders have been getting secondary scoring in bundles over the past few games, and if they hope to give the Rangers more breathing room at the top of the Eastern Conference the line of Josh Bailey, Frans Nielsen, and Kyle Okposo will need to produce at the same rate they have been. Josh Bailey is currently riding a five game point streak including three assists on Tuesday in Pittsburgh. With two goals Tuesday night Nielsen now has a career high 17 for the season, with six games to play, including tonight, Nielsen is going to have to get moving if he hopes to become a 20 goal scorer.

U-17 Championships Coming to Windsor

Spitfires Owners, Hockey Canada representatives and Tecumseh and Windsor Mayors hold Team Canada jersey for the U-17 Championships hosted in Windsor

The Christmas season is around the corner, and that means it’s time for junior hockey! While most people watch the World Junior Championships every year, one tournament that is overlooked is the Under-17 World Championships. This year, they are being hosted by the town of Windsor, Ontario and will have games at the Spitfires home arena the WFCU Center as well as Tecumseh Arena and Lasalle’s Vollmer Complex. The Windsor region has successfully hosted a number of...