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Isles' young defense, Brock Nelson and Anders Lee

Islanders prospect Anders Lee skates during minicamp at

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Some notes from Thursday’s Isles-Devils game in Newark:

-- Jack Capuano was particularly pleased with the work of his very inexperienced defense against a Devils team that had about 75 percent of its opening night roster on the ice. Griffin Reinhart, Ryan Pulock, Andrey Pedan and Scott Mayfield all played very capably; Mike Dalhuisen, the 24-year-old out of The Netherlands and Quinnipiac University...

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Isles to play preseason game in Brooklyn

A view of the matrix board announcement of

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The Islanders will play a preseason game at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Sept. 21, their first game in the team’s future home.

Tickets for the game go on sale April 17 at 10 a.m.

The Isles and Devils meet that night, as the two teams had planned to play this past Oct. 2 at Barclays Center before the NHL’s four-month lockout killed the entire preseason schedule.

On Oct. 24, the...

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Sizing up Isles' NHL playoff race-mates

Islanders' forward Matt Moulson says he's ready to

A look at the five teams in the NHL's Eastern Conference in a fight for the final two playoff spots:

7TH PLACE -- DEVILS, 15-12-9, 39 points

12 games remaining: 4/4 at Boston, 4/6 vs. Toronto, 4/7 at Buffalo, 4/10 vs. Boston, 4/12 vs. Ottawa, 4/15 at Toronto, 4/18 at Philadelphia, 4/20 vs. Florida, 4/21 at Rangers, 4/23 vs. Montreal, 4/25 vs. Pittsburgh, 4/27 at Rangers.

Outlook:...

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