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The Morning Skate (Playoff Edition) — 5/9

The Islanders are set to play Game 5 tonight in Pittsburgh after two wild games at the Nassau Coliseum. Above is just a short video of the crowd from Tuesday Night as the Islanders left the ice victoriously. Below are all the Islander headlines to get you through the day:

Isles’s Physicality, Determination Starting to Frustrated Penguins – NY Hockey Journal

Islanders Hope They’re Getting Under Pens’ Skin – Newsday

Pens Turning to Backup Tomas Vokoun for Game 5 – Newsday

John Tavares Join Mike Francesa on WFAN yesterday – WFAN

Isles’ Defensemen Withstand Challenge of Penguins – New York Times

MacDonald Likely Out for Playoffs – New York Post

Pens Bench Fleury – New York Daily News

Beards and Boards – Newsday

Isles Focus on Their game, Not Who is in Net – Hockeybuzz

Keeping Expectations Under Control Always Critical – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pens Hope Full Cast Keeps Power Play Hot – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Change in Goal Not the Only One Needed – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Inconsistent Play Baffles Malkin – TribLIVE

Penguins Insider: It’s Time to Adapt to Islanders – TribLive

And finally… Tonight’s game will broadcast over radio on both 88.7FM WRHU and on 98.7 ESPN-NY.



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Christian Arnold Covers the New York Islanders for New York Hockey Journal, as well as contributes to SNY's Islanders Point Blank. He also founded Islanders Hockey Blog back in 2009 and has written for various online publications.


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