New York Islanders Keeping Games Close, Still Managing To Lose Them All

December 7th, 2010 by Chris Leyden Leave a reply »
The New York Islanders have started off the month of December 0-3, with two loses to the New York Rangers and a loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

In all three games, the Islanders really had a chance up until the final horn, giving their few fans watching back home a glimmer of hope. But in all three games this hope was crushed, resulting in even more disgruntled Islanders fans.

In the two loses to the Rangers, the Islanders managed to lose by a combined three goals. Take away an empty net goal with three seconds remaining the the second game and the both games were a single goal from going in the Islanders' favor.

The first of the two Rangers games was probably the most frustrating for fans so far this year.

The Islanders managed to score five goals, only to give up six. For those of you who have not really been following the Islanders very closely, the team takes "struggling to put the puck into the net" to a new level.

The Islanders twice came back from being down a goal to tie or put themselves ahead, only to let the Rangers retake the lead.

In this game, DiPietro only faced 26 shots and kept 20 out. That boils do ...

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