New York Islanders Turbulent History with NHL Expansion Draft

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The Vegas Expansion Draft hype is ramping up the closer we get to June 21st. Going back through history the New York Islanders fared well in the expansion process. Since the New York Islanders joined the NHL in 1972 they’ve participated in nine expansion drafts, including the one that created our own team, and the […]

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Weight Beginning to Put Stamp on Islanders Coaching Staff

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The hiring of Luke Richardson on Thursday was Doug Weight’s first move towards putting his stamp on the Islanders coaching staff.

New York Islanders 2016-17 Player Grades: Johnny Boychuk

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After a bit of a down year, 2016-17 was a bounce back season for New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk. Last season, I gave New York Islanders defenseman, Johnny Boychuk, a C+ for his yearly grade. As one of Boychuk’s biggest cheerleaders, it was painful but justified. This season was markedly better for Boychuk and […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Nicholas Suzuki vs Lias Andersson

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The New York Islanders pick 15th in this years NHL draft. There is some debate as to who will be available when it’s their turn on the clock. If you follow our site you probably have seen our first round mock draft that we put up. In contrast today Arthur Staple did a mock draft […]

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New York Islanders Officially Name Luke Richardson Assistant Coach

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The much rumored New York Islanders coaching shakeup is underway. Luke Richardson has officially been named assistant to head coach Doug Weight. Let the youth thrive. It had been rumored for a while that the New York Islanders would be naming a new assistant coach to help Doug Weight. And now former Binghamton Senators coach Luke Richardson […]

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New York Islanders Worst NHL Draft Day In History

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In the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Islanders had four first round picks on the board. The four picks they selected didn’t stay long and didn’t make an impact. A total bust. Here’s looking back. It’s not often that an NHL team gets four first round picks and whiff on every single one […]

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Luke Richardson Named Islanders’ Assistant Coach

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The New York Islanders have officially announced the addition of Luke Richardson to Head Coach

New York Islanders Daily: Defensive Core Needs To Improve In 2017-18

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The New York Islanders defensive core needs to be better in the 2017-2018 season. The 2016-2017 version just wasn’t good enough. There were many factors as to why the New York Islanders missed the playoffs in 2016-2017. The slow start, poor coaching, guys cold at the same time, injuries, etc. Although the one that stands […]

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New York Islanders Top 3 Expansion Draft Targets

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The NHL Expansion Draft is just around the corner and the New York Islanders need to get ready to lose a player for nothing to Vegas. So who are the three likely Isles players to head to the desert? The NHL Expansion draft will take place on June 21st. Where the new Vegas Golden Knights, led […]

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New York Islanders Top Ten Draft Picks Since 2006-2007

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The New York Islanders current roster is composed of a majority of in-house draft pics by Garth Snow. We are going to take a look at the top ten picks since 2006 and rate them in a numerical order. Can you guess who’s number one?! New York Islanders fans are used to be Garth Snow […]

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Islanders: Getting To Know Luke Richardson and Kelly Buchberger

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It looks like the New York Islanders player will have to get to know some new coaches this fall. We should get to know them now. Maybe with a little quiz? There isn’t much else that is bound to change for the New York Islanders in the next month or so. No roster turnover, no […]

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New York Islanders No Trade Match with Vegas Golden Knights

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Believe or not it’s almost go time for the NHL Expansion Draft. About a month from now the New York Islanders are going to have to submit their protection list for expansion. Making a deal with the Vegas Golden Knights is not an option at this time for the Isles. George McPhee, the Vegas Golden […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Anders Lee Scores Game Winner Against Russia

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That boy Anders Lee did it again! The New York Islanders forward continues to find the back of the net at the IIHF World Championship tournament. Anders Lee is playing out of his mind in the IIHF tournament, just like he did for the New York Islanders in the second half of the season. Here’s […]

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Report: Kelly Buchberger Will Join Islanders Coaching Staff

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The changes to the coaching Staff Doug Weight hinted at back in April are starting to become more apparent.

New York Islanders Expansion Draft Good for Shane Prince

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Shne Prince was definitely on the margins of the New York Islanders offensive depth chart this season. And next season doesn’t look like its going to get any better. Going to Vegas in the expansion draft would be a blessing in disguise. The general consensus around the New York Islanders and the expansion draft is […]

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New York Islanders Calvin de Haan Linked to Detroit

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He might already be out to door in the Expansion Draft, but there seems to be interest in New York Islanders defenseman Calvin de Haan from the Detroit Red Wings. Losing something for nothing isn’t how you build a championship team. So losing Calvin de Haan in the expansion draft wouldn’t do the New York […]

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New York Islanders 2016-17 Player Grade: Shane Prince

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New York Islanders trade deadline acquisition from 2016 looked to be the perfect depth player for the Isles. But now with a heavy stream of youth coming out of the gates, Prince might just be expendable. The New York Islanders made a single move at the 2016 trade deadline. They acquired Shane Prince from the […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Ilya Sorokin Dominates For Team Russia

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New York Islanders prospect Ilya Sorokin dominated for Team Russia in their teams 5-0 win over team Latvia at the IIHF World Championship. What an offseason it’s been for the New York Islanders prospects. First we heard of Linus Soderstrom’s contract with the team, then Mathew Barzal wins a championship and MVP in the WHL […]

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New York Islanders Mathew Barzal WHL Champion

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New York Islanders knew they were getting a great prospect when they traded former first round pick Griffen Reinhart for the Edmonton Oilers 15th overall pick in 2015. Now Mathew Barzal’s a champion. New York Islanders prospect Mathew Barzal not only won the WHL’s Ed Chenoweth Cup but he added the WHL’s playoff MVP to […]

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New York Islanders Thomas Greiss Causes a Stir

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New York Islanders goaltender, Thomas Greiss, caused a stir when he liked some questionable posts on social media and whether he supports those issues or not, he wasn’t wrong to do it. Thomas Greiss recently released an apology for some questionable posts the Islanders goaltender liked. Social media is a mishmash of voices and opinions […]

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