Islanders Shutout Canes, and Get Help from Leafs, to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

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Jaroslav Halak made 29 saves and three different Islanders found the back of the net in a crucial win over the Carolina Hurricanes. The win, coupled with the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay, helped keep the Islanders slim playoff chances alive.

New York Islanders Get Must Win in Carolina (Highlights)

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The New York Islanders would get off to a quick offensive start and never look back in their win against the Hurricanes on Thursday. Jaroslav Halak was back in net for the New York Islanders, making his fourth straight start. The team would also have to do a bit of scoreboard watching Thursday with both Ottawa […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Jaroslav Halak Proving Value

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The New York Islanders have won three games in a row, a large part of it has to do with the resurgence of Jaroslav Halak. It was a very odd year for the New York Islanders netminder Jaroslav Halak. He started the year as the starting goalie, but by the end of December thank to […]

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Islanders Need Win in Carolina to Keep Slim Playoff Chances Alive

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(Editors Note: This story has been updated to reflect the Islanders’ lineup decisions ahead of Thursday night’s game.)

Former Islanders’ Forward Kyle Okposo Hospitalized

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Former Islanders forward Kyle Okposo is being hospitalized and in the intensive care unit for an unknown illness, according to multiple reports.

New York Islanders Costly Mistake Will Be Ryan Pulock

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The New York Islanders reason for not making the playoffs is simple; Ryan Pulock. Barring a miracle, the Islanders will miss the playoffs by just a couple of points. A better powerplay could have saved this team, right? I know that I went over this earlier in the season as to bringing Pulock up to […]

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New York Islanders First-Round Pick Should be in Play

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There have been very few positives for the New York Islanders this season. One of them, however, is they will have a really good draft pick come this June. But the Isles first-round pick should be in play this off-season to pull off a major trade. It looks like the New York Islanders will finish […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Thomas Hickey Keeps Playoff Chances Alive

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Thomas Hickey kept the New York Islanders playoff hopes alive with his overtime winner in Nashville. An odd night for Hickey and the Isles. Of course, Thomas Hickey would score the game winner for the New York Islanders. Sure, part of the reason is because he has earned that “Mr. Overtime” nickname from clutch scoring, […]

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Islanders Get Value From Thomas Hickey at Forward

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New York Islanders made the unconventional look pretty good tonight as converted defenseman Thomas Hickey keeps the Isles in the hunt. It was a funny move, with a short bench at forward, the New York Islanders placed Thomas Hickey up on the second line alongside Brock Nelson and Josh Bailey. Everyone had a chuckle. This […]

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New York Islanders Second Line Winger Thomas Hickey

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Fans always give the coach a run when lineups come out, but in today’s New York Islanders lineup a defenseman has made the leap to forward. No joke. Hours before the game against the Predators the New York Islanders official account tweeted out the lines for the game. And no joke, Thomas Hickey was named […]

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New York Islanders Won’t Get Cooperation in Playoff Hunt

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The New York Islanders playoff hopes are still alive, however barely, and they travel to Nashville in hopes to keep them alive a little bit longer. Hopefully, Nashville cooperates. Nashville is already in and the New York Islanders need every game just to stave off elimination. The Isles have everything to play for and the […]

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New York Islanders Playoff Secret Weapon is Halak

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If the New York Islanders are going to make the playoffs they’re going to face the Washington Capitals. Thankfully they have a secret weapon in the blue paint. It’s been a tough year for New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak. He’s had a down year statistically with a .909 SV% and a 3.03 GAA in […]

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Mangano Still Believes Islanders Could Return to the Coliseum

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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano still believes New York Islanders could return to the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders Should Support John Tavares’ Olympic Participation

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Today the NHL announced its decision to skip the 2018 Olympics in Korea creating a stir amongst NHL players and fans alike. What it could mean for the New York Islanders might just be settled on John Tavares – as most things are. Let’s face it, the Olympics and the New York Islanders haven’t exactly […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Anders Lee’s Impressive Turnaround

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Anders Lee got off to an embarrassingly slow start for the New York Islanders this year. But he’s parlayed that slow start into an impressive 30 goal season. With two more goals against the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday Anders Lee secured his first 30 goal season of his NHL career. Although it didn’t seem like […]

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New York Islanders 2017 Bracket Challenge Winner

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It came to the two heavyweights former New York Islanders players in our fan-voted bracket challenge. And the outcome was heavily one sided. After going through three rounds within their respective divisions New York Islanders legends Denis Potvin and Mike Bossy were cast head-to-head for ultimate honors. Voting took place over a 24 hours period […]

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New York Islanders Chasing Ottawa Senators For Final Playoff Spot

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The playoffs are still a stretch but it has become clear that the New York Islanders are chasing the Ottawa Senators for that last spot. Despite the New York Islanders winning two games in a row, it’s going to be extremely tough for this team to make the playoffs. The team they are now chasing […]

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New York Islanders John Tavares Injury Won’t Hurt

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Any injury to John Tavares is usually gut-wrenching in every sense of the word for New York Islanders fans. But the captain’s latest injury isn’t as dreadful. John Tavares is listed as week-to-week with a hamstring issue meaning he won’t play in any of the remaining regular season games. But is it really that bad? […]

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New York Islanders Calling Up Connor Jones Makes No Sense

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The New York Islanders called up Connor Jones to replace John Tavares who is week to week with an injury. This move makes no sense at all. In what seemed like an awful attempt at an April Fools Day prank the New York Islanders announced that they called up Connor Jones to replace the injured […]

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Islanders Recall Connor Jones from AHL

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The Islanders called up forward Connor Jones, the team announced on Saturday.

Jones is a third year pro and has 18 points (five goals, 13 assist) in 56 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Jones signed a one-year, two-way deal on February 22 with the Islanders for the remainder of the season.

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