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New York Islanders Can Offer Erik Karlsson Doughty Money

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The Ottawa Senators are allowing Erik Karlsson to speak with other teams regarding an extension. And the New York Islanders are linked. Good, cause they can offer him what he’s looking for. The New York Islanders have generally been seen as the cheap team in the NHL. They rarely paid for players and they certainly never […]

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New York Islanders: Filled Need For Worst Penalty Kill

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The New York Islanders free agency signings haven’t been glamorous, but there’s a little bit more to the players that people are overlooking. When your franchise player walks out the door on July 1, there’s no salvaging it. Lou Lamoriello is still a proven General Manager, and I fully expect him to fix the New […]

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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep 46 Preview

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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 46 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice. It’s been a tough week for New York Islanders fans. We hit you with the emergency episode for the reaction of John Tavares’ departure, but now we’re back and […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Using A Rare Offer Sheet

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The New York Islanders can use an offer sheet, one of the rarest things in hockey, to try and help their hole at second line center. Rarer than a triple play in baseball, the offer sheet is an interesting thing in the NHL that no GM ever uses. According to Elliott Friedman, the New York Islanders might […]

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New York Islanders Need To Aggressively Target Erik Karlsson

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In other news water is wet. I get it. Saying the New York Islanders need to target this generation Nicklas Lidstrom is obvious. But it’s still important to state out loud. Erik Karlsson was drafted 15th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, six spots after the New York Islanders selected Josh Bailey. It’s easy […]

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New York Islanders: The Reality Of John Tavares

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With Sunday’s news hitting New York Islanders fans like a brick, the reality of Tavares tells a different story. This story is one nobody saw coming. On Sunday, it was confirmed that John Tavares was signing a seven-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, and in the process, leaving the New York Islanders. This is […]

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New York Islanders Player Doesn’t Blame Fans For Burning Tavares Jerseys

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Apparently, New York Islanders fans aren’t the only ones taking the Tavares decision hard. Players seem upset with the decision as well. It’s approaching 24 hours since we found out the John Tavares was leaving the New York Islanders for Toronto. Obviously, fans including myself have taken this very hard with some mixture of anger, […]

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New York Islanders John Tavares Was Exactly Who We Thought He Was

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Every single New York Islanders fan heart broke as we found out that John Tavares decided to join the Toronto Maple Leafs. After that entire debacle, he was who we thought he was. On July 1st, 2017 the New York Islanders could start negotiating with pending unrestricted free agent John Tavares. But by then it […]

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New York Islanders Podcast: John Tavares Is Gone

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The unthinkable has happened. John Tavares is no longer with the New York Islanders. As a free agent, he decided to join the Toronto Maple Leafs. It’s the worst thing that could happen to the New York Islanders. After weeks of positivity, with the addition of Lou Lamoriello, the removal of Garth Snow and Doug Weight, […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Valtteri Filppula Signs One-Year Deal

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The New York Islanders added a third line center on a one-year $2.75 million deal. Valtteri Filppula will help round out the Islanders bottom six. When you lose your franchise player on July 1 there’s no silver lining. The New York Islanders had one of the darkest days in franchise history yesterday, so nothing really could […]

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New York Islanders Trading for Ryan O’Reilly (Rumor)

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With the loss of John Tavares Maple Leafs, the New York Islanders need a second line center. And Ryan O’Reilly might just do the trick. Now that John Tavares has gone back home to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the New York Islanders have a big hole to fill at center. Mathew Barzal can […]

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New York Islanders Sign Leo Komorov To Four-Year Deal

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Lou Lamoriello and the New York Islanders added some depth at forward by signing Leo Komarov to a four-year deal. No matter what else happens today it’s going to be rough because of what happened with John Tavares. One thing is for sure though, the New York Islanders couldn’t sit on their hands once JT left. Lou […]

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The New York Islanders Must Move Forward

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It was a tough weekend for the New York Islanders organization and their fans. They saw their franchise player for the last ten years leave. The Isles now must move forward. It’s a somber day for the New York Islanders and their fan base. John Tavares is no longer an Islander. Why At the end […]

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New York Islanders John Tavares Signs With Toronto Maple Leafs

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The decision is in, New York Islanders captain is no longer with the Isles. Tavares has decided to join the Toronto Maple Leafs. After a year of waiting around, John Tavares has exercised his option to free agency. He will no longer be a member of the New York Islanders. On July 1st, he will join […]

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New York Islanders Out Of The Running For John Tavares

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John Tavares has told the New York Islanders that they are out of the running. He will sign with another team and be playing his hockey elsewhere. After nine years and 669 games in a New York Islanders sweater, John Tavares will no longer be a part of the franchise. I’ve written on this website […]

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New York Islanders Re-Sign Thomas Hickey

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The New York Islanders have re-signed Thomas Hickey to a four-year $10 million extension according to Darren Dreger of TSN. For most of last year, it was assumed that Thomas Hickey was a goner. He was a bottom pairing guy, and it seemed like a position the New York Islanders were willing to give to […]

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New York Islanders Unrestricted Free Agents On the Move

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It’s July 1st, and free agency is upon us. Some New York Islanders unrestricted free agents not named John Tavares have already found new homes, while we still wait for the captain to decide where he’s going. We’re all anticipating a deal between the New York Islanders and John Tavares to get sorted out. And […]

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New York Islanders: Brisson and Tavares Still Talking To Teams

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It appears that John Tavares is still unsure if he’s coming back to the New York Islanders. His agent, Pat Brisson, said they’re speaking with all six teams still. Well, we were wrong. It appeared like yesterday John Tavares was going to tell the New York Islanders if he planned to return or not, but […]

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New York Islanders Fans Survive Another Day of John Tavares Watch

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The first day of waiting on Twitter for a decision from New York Islanders pending unrestricted free agent John Tavares. And the wait isn’t over yet. After meeting with six teams, including the New York Islanders, John Tavares was going to take some time to decide what he was going to do next. Was he […]

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New York Islanders Defensive Pairings Without Adding in Free Agency

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The New York Islanders haven’t traded for a defenseman, and aren’t likely to acquire one in free agency. What would their blue line look if they didn’t add anything? We all expected the New York Islanders to make a trade at the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. But when both Wahlstrom and Dobson fell within their […]

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