Sometimes, it's the less-scrutinized areas that count.Isles' fans had a lot to be happy about over the final half of the 2013 season. The New York Islanders appeared to finally turn the corner that had haunted them season-after-season, period-by-period. Long Island's hockey team finally began to break out of its fatal habit of failing to pull together for a full sixty-minutes on a nightly basis.No, there was definitely no denying that the Islanders, a team that sent out seven former first round picks to the ice, had plenty of talent, but said talent had an awfully hard time with consistency, especially when it came to closing games with the same intensity that often had them dominate through the opening two periods of their match-ups. Midway through March, though, the Islanders...

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