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New York Islanders Still Getting No Respect

Published by on April 20, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Make no mistake about it. The Islanders were not going to be a playoff contender this season. 

In fact, like they are usually predicted to do, the Isles were once again picked to finish dead last in the league. 

After a dismal 2008-2009 season which saw their franchise goaltender miss virtually the entire season, and with an insurmountable number of other man-games lost due to injury, the Isles did indeed finish with the worst record in the league. 

This was by no means a tanking effort, as the team played hard down the stretch—handing the Devils a 6-1 drubbing and earning a 2-0 victory over the defending Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings.  

The one major consola...

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