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Islanders coach Jack Capuano frustrated over Game 3 finish

It’s easy to make a case that the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are the toughest to predict of the four major sports and also the most fun to watch. Eight seeds have won it all and it’s not uncommon for a series to go six or seven games. As a result, when a game is in overtime and can end at any second, it puts a little extra salt in the wound when a foul against your team isn’t...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Five bizarre moments in Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The expanded stage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs makes events during — and outside of — NHL games more magnified. But this second round has seen a couple interesting breaks in the action that would make headlines no matter what time of year they occurred. Here are the most bizarre highlights from Round 2 thus far.Roman Josi Hops On The Wrong BenchIt was already a bit quirky that...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders coach Jack Capuano takes puck to face, watches team win (VIDEO)

New York Islanders' Jack Capuano may want to ask his equipment manager to bring an extra helmet for Game 2 of his team's second round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning after the head coach was nailed in the face with a puck during the opening matchup. Capuano was forced to leave the bench after a puck deflected from the ice and hit him directly in the face. But what might have...
Via The Other Paper
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Capuano Returns After Suffering Upper-Body Injury

Midway through the third period of the Islanders’ victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, coach Jack Capuano had to leave the bench after taking a puck in the face. Immediately he was helped to the dressing room with a towel pressed firmly against his face. Fortunately for Capuano and the Islanders, he seemed to avoid serious damage as he returned for the end of...
Via Islanders Insight
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders coach Jack Capuano drilled in nose by deflected puck (Video)

New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano was accidentally drilled in the nose by a deflected puck during the third period of Game 1 of their NHL second round playoff series against Tampa Bay.It happened at the 8:29 mark as Lightning center Alex Killorn was attempting to send the puck down into the Islanders zone from center ice. The puck appeared to be deflected by Islanders forward...
Via Holdout Sports
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders coach Jack Capuano takes puck to face

It’s not that rare to see hockey players leave a game with an injury, but it’s rarer to see that happen to the head coach. That’s what happened to New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano in the third period of their second-round series opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning Thursday night, though. A puck traveling through the neutral zone took a deflection and went into...
Via The Comeback
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

The Islanders Have Responded To Capuano’s Challenge

After Monday’s practice at IceWorks in Syosset, Brett Cyrgalis disseminated a quote from coach Jack Capuano in which he called out three individual players in a profane manner, and challenged them to pick up their [game]. However, since that challenge, the entire team has elevated their level of play and has earned four points against two of the top teams in the league, including...
Via Islanders Insight
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Capuano Calls Out Islanders’ Players

Whatever you think about Jack Capuano, one thing is true: He’s not ready to just give up on this season. This morning, Coach Capuano called out several of his players while giving the line-up for tonight’s matchup against the Lightning. “They need to pick their **** up and work harder,” Capuano said when referring to Ryan Strome, Brock Nelson and Josh Bailey. Is he wrong...
Via Islanders Insight
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders call out 'awful' ice at the Barclays Center

Things aren’t pretty inside the Barclays Center. As the New York Islanders attempt to close the year out strong and claim a playoff spot, the ice at the Barclays Center has become a huge issue which has the club talking. Following a recent win in the shootout against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Isles discussed the awful ice conditions. Via the New York Post, Kyle Okposo had...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders coach wants to make some roster changes

The New York Islanders have played some decent hockey this season, which has been good enough to keep them in the thick of the playoff picture. However, their play hasn’t been good enough to keep pace with the red-hot Capitals, and it hasn’t been good enough to create some breathing room in the crowded Eastern Conference. Head coach Jack Capuano has recognized the good play...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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