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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jack Capuano
The Detroit Red Wings are doing everything they can to extend their postseason streak to 22 years, preparing diligently and playing hard, before turning to TVs and cellphones to watch the competition.
Team overviews of all the teams in the NHL.
If the New York Islanders' play on the ice is as strong as their talk off it, maybe _ just maybe _ they will escape the cellar and make a long-awaited run at a playoff spot.
Mark Streit was all smiles as he pulled on his new Islanders' sweater with the 'C' freshly sewn on the chest.
Jack Capuano was rewarded Tuesday by the New York Islanders, who removed the interim tag from their head coach after he led a second-half improvement in an otherwise disappointing season.
Alex Ovechkin assisted on goals by Jason Chimera and Nicklas Backstrom, and rookie Braden Holtby made 24 saves in his return from the minors to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Sidney Crosby's streak of 25 games with at least a point — tied for the 11th longest in NHL history — was snapped by the New York Islanders and goalie Rick DiPietro, who stopped the Pittsburgh captain and the rest of the Penguins' high-powered offense in a 2-1 shootout victory Wednesday night.
Scott Gordon watched as the losses mounted for the depleted New York Islanders.
Scott Gordon was fired as coach of the New York Islanders on Monday during a 10-game losing streak that left the team at the bottom of the NHL standings.
"It could be a big point as we move down the line," Capuano said.
"We are moving in the right direction," Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. "We did a lot well as a team today. We'll enjoy this for a few minutes and get ready for Pittsburgh."