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New York Islanders Examining the Sides of the John Tavares Debate

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The New York Islanders were blindsided by John Tavares’ decision to join the Toronto Maple Leafs. Did Tavares handle his free agent search in the right way? In an unprecedented summer, ex-New York Islanders captain John Tavares met with six teams in Los Angeles over a span of three days. Tavares was the top priority […]

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New York Islanders: Mathew Barzal Must Lead The Line

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Mathew Barzal must step up big for the New York Islanders. Barzal is going to have to be the No. 1 center. Barzal will have to take on a new role in 2018-19. With the dust starting to finally settle on John Tavares, the spotlight is undoubtedly on Mat Barzal. It’s pretty obvious too. The […]

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New York Islanders Offseason Has Certainly Been Questionable

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 It was deemed as one of the most important offseasons in New York Islanders franchise history and it has certainly lived up to expectations. Unfortunately, there has been more bad than good, leaving the fanbase to question the immediate future of this team. The Good You couldn’t have dreamed of a better start to such […]

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New York Islanders Linus Soderstrom Opportunity This Season

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The New York Islanders will most likely enter camp with Robin Lehner and Thomas Greiss as one and two on their goalie depth chart. But what about Linus Soderstrom? Soderstrom could get an opportunity this season to show he is the Isles future starting goaltender. It’s no secret that head of hockey operations, Lou Lamoriello […]

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New York Islanders Top 10 Prospects In the System in 2018

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The New York Islanders have a clear eye towards the future. Thankfully, they have a system that boasts some incredible talent that will make the NHL in years to come. Maybe even next season. Thanks to cooler head prevailing, the New York Islanders managed to escape the 2018 NHL draft with two top-tier talents. They […]

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New York Islanders Should Trade for Anaheim Ducks Josh Manson

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It’s no secret the New York Islanders need a top-four defenseman. Anaheim Ducks defenseman Josh Manson should be targetted by the Isles. The New York Islanders were dead last in goals against, averaging 3.57 goals against per game last season. Now, that can be blamed against the goaltending play, but the defense had something to do […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Brock Nelson Says It’s Time To Move On

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New York Islanders forward says he wishes John Tavares the best, but it’s time to move on and focus on who is here. There’s really no way to prepare for losing a player like John Tavares. Maybe a trade could’ve helped with the New York Islanders loss, but that’s a story for another day. The […]

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New York Islanders Fan Pens A Letter Back to John Tavares

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John Tavares penned New York Islanders fans a very touching letter yesterday on the Player’s Tribune. In a piece written for The Players Tribune, former New York Islanders captain John Tavares opened up about his decision to leave Long Island and join the Toronto Maple Leafs. Here is my response: Dear John Tavares, Thank you. […]

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New York Islanders Daily: John Tavares’ Letter To Fans

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John Tavares finally wrote the Players Tribune article that the New York Islanders fans were waiting for, only it may have made things worse. Since the decision was made to leave the New York Islanders, fans were waiting for more than the screenshot of a few sentences from John Tavares. Yesterday, 10 days after he […]

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New York Islanders Podcast: John Tavares It’s Not You It’s Me

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John Tavares finally penned his breakup letter to the New York Islanders in the Players Tribune. All it does is reaffirm everything we thought about him the moment he decided to leave. From day one John Tavares wanted to join the Toronto Maple Leafs. So when his deal was up with the New York Islanders […]

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New York Islanders Anders Lee Has Teams Best Contract

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In the salary cap era, teams need to find value in the lineup. They need to maximize every dollar. For a New York Islanders team loaded with big money long-term deals for bottom six players, Anders Lee is the best value. Reading over Emily Kaplan’s piece for ESPN about every NHL team’s best contract I […]

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New York Islanders Bellows and Toews Could Make 2018-19 Team

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All the New York Islanders fans need to keep an eye out for a couple of youngsters come training camp. Those youngsters are Devon Toews and Kieffer Bellows. Both could make the opening night roster. The New York Islanders by all independent accounts had an incredible 2018 Draft. Keep in mind though, the Isles already […]

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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep 47 Preview

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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 47 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice. Things have returned to normal a little bit since the craziness of last week. The New York Islanders continue to sign depth forwards and we don’t know exactly why […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Leo Komarov Makes Weird Prediction

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New York Islanders’ free-agent acquisition Leo Komarov had a weird prediction for his former team now that they have John Tavares. One of the many depth forwards the New York Islanders added this summer, Leo Komarov, had something very strange to say yesterday about his former team. Leo spent the first five seasons of his […]

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New York Islanders Should Re-Explore a Max Pacioretty Trade

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Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty is on the trade block, and the New York Islanders need to do everything they can to acquire him. During the NHL Draft, the New York Islanders reportedly backed out of a deal that would have sent a first-round pick to the Canadiens for Max Pacioretty. At the time, this […]

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New York Islanders Could See Mark Hunter Hired (Report)

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As the overhaul of the New York Islanders continues, GM Lou Lamoriello might be bringing in his former colleague from the Toronto Maple Leafs into the fold. According to The Athletic’s Arthur Staple, the New York Islanders could be adding Mark Hunter to the team’s front office. In what capacity remains unclear, but there’s no […]

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New York Islanders: How Jan Kovar Can Be Successful on the Second Line

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The New York Islanders signed Jan Kovar, who will likely have a shot to be their second line center in 2018-2019. Here’s how he can have success. Yesterday, the New York Islanders went international and added Jan Kovar into the fold on a one-year $2 million deal. When I initially wrote about Kovar, I was under […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Overload of Fourth Liners

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With the Ross Johnston extension, the New York Islanders have an overabundance of fourth liners and most of them have one-way deals. Yesterday, Ross Johnston signed a four-year $4 million contract ($1 million AAV) with the New York Islanders. For the grand scheme of things, it’s not a lot of money, but it’s a one-way […]

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New York Islanders Ranking 2018 Free Agent Acquisitions

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The New York Islanders made four acquisitions as free agency began on July 1. How do they rank in terms of potential impact on the team? New York Islanders President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello has his work cut out for him this offseason. As of July 1he hah holes up and down the roster. And as […]

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New York Islanders Re-Sign Ross Johnston to Four-Year Deal

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Lou Lamoriello has been busy today. As part of a flurry of moves, the New York Islanders have re-signed Ross Johnston to a four-year deal. Old-school hockey. It is a term that many seem to cringe at, but the New York Islanders will be fully embracing beating the living daylights out of their opponents every […]

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