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Arthur Staple

Arthur Staple, with Newsday since 1997, has covered high school sports, college sports, baseball, hockey and football.

Jack Capuano happy about Islanders' roster depth

Islanders coach Jack Capuano gives instructions during the

Islanders coach Jack Capuano gives instructions during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (Credit: AP / Gene J. Puskar)

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Report: Islanders' sale price is $485 million

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Josh Bailey suffers broken hand and will miss several weeks

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk congratulates goalie Chad Johnson
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Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk congratulates goalie Chad Johnson after the Islanders' 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins in an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.(Credit: AP / Charles Krupa)

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Islanders hold on for win but lose Josh Bailey to broken hand

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk congratulates goalie Chad Johnson
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Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk congratulates goalie Chad Johnson after the Islanders' 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins in an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.(Credit: AP / Charles Krupa)

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Islanders center Frans Nielsen celebrates his goal with Islanders vs. Bruins

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Islanders hold on for a win, but lose Josh Bailey to broken hand

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Old home night in Boston for Islanders' Johnny Boychuk

Johnny Boychuk of the Islanders plays the puck

Johnny Boychuk of the Islanders plays the puck in the first period of a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

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Plenty of blame to go around in Islanders' ugly loss

Brock Nelson of the Islanders defends against Dion
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Brock Nelson of the Islanders defends against Dion Phaneuf of the Toronto Maple Leafs at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

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Injured Travis Hamonic plays for Islanders

Brock Nelson of the Islanders defends against Dion
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Brock Nelson of the Islanders defends against Dion Phaneuf of the Toronto Maple Leafs at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

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Islanders' Mikhail Grabovski will miss time with concussion

Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak removes his mask after
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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak removes his mask after allowing a goal to Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.(Credit: AP / Gene J. Puskar)

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Islanders fall to Penguins' power-play goals

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Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak removes his mask after allowing a goal to Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.(Credit: AP / Gene J. Puskar)

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