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What's holding back the Islanders?

Updated: February 28, 2013, 3:49 PM ET
By Craig Custance

On Sunday, the Islanders played the first of a seven-game homestand and lost to the Hurricanes. They followed it with a loss to the Bruins on Tuesday, their moment to capitalize on a home-friendly schedule spoiled by a start that had visitors outscoring them by a total of 8-3.

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