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Islanders to open season with 13 road games before UBS debut

Oct. 13, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders know what it means to play away from home for a long time. They spent nearly two months in Canada for the 2020 playoff bubble — reaching the Eastern Conference finals — after the pandemic disrupted the season. They now face a...

Islanders enter season with Cup hopes, new arena set to open

Sep. 28, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

Barry Trotz knows the feeling of raising the Stanley Cup along with the failed journeys it sometimes takes to get there. Now he is trying to recapture that magic with the New York Islanders. Trotz goes into his fourth season as Islanders coach with...

Lightning's Cooper to coach Canada in Beijing if NHL plays

Aug. 09, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — If NHL players are part of next year’s Beijing Olympics, Canada will have a two-time Stanley Cup champion behind its bench. Hockey Canada has announced Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper as the head of its provisional Olympic coaching staff....