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New York Islanders Matt Duchene Deal That Works for Both Sides

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Okay, yours truly has the deal that works for the New York Islanders and the Colorado Avalanche with Matt Duchene heading to Long Island. These two sides have gone back and forth for quite a while in trying to find common ground. Here is the proposal for both sides. The New York Islanders trade Anthony […]

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New York Islanders Calvin de Haan Isn’t Worth Five Million

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New York Islanders Calvin de Haan is set for a new contract going into the 2017-18 season. Is $5 million too much to pay for the 26-year-old defenseman? With the acquisition of Jordan Eberle, the New York Islanders now have five players making at least $5 million on the cap. What if that number goes […]

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New York Islanders Kieffer Bellows Wants To Play In NHL In 2018-2019

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The New York Islanders 2016 first round selection Kieffer Bellows plan is to be able to play in the NHL by the 2018-2019 season. When the New York Islanders drafted Kieffer Bellows 19th overall last year they knew he was going to be playing at Boston University. The point is that they know he was […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Josh Ho-Sang Mentors Youth

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Josh Ho-Sang the mentor? Yes, the 21-year-old is taking a mentorship role with the New York Islanders this year in mini camp. I know what you might be thinking, how can a 21-year-old be a mentor to the youth when he is, in fact, a part of that youth the New York Islanders care so […]

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New York Islanders Top Unrestricted Free Agent Targets

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New York Islanders still have a hole at the second line center position. If the Isles are looking at unrestricted free agents here are four names they could consider. The New York Islanders added a big name winger with a trade for Jordan Eberle. But that still leaves a second line center position they need […]

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New York Islanders Josh Ho-Sang Scores Nice Goal In Mini Camp

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The New York Islanders mini camps are underway and we already have a pretty sweet goal from Josh Ho-Sang with the little on ice action we saw. With day two of mini camps under way, we can get away from just looking at who’s arrived and instead focus on what’s actually happening on the ice. Today, […]

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New York Islanders Qualifying Offers for Teams RFAs

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The New York Islanders announced today that they have tended qualifying offers to all five of their Restricted Free Agents. Great, so what does that mean? The New York Islanders took their first steps into free agency by locking up their RFA’s with qualifying offers. The first step NHL teams need to take in order […]

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New York Islanders Trading Hamonic Was The Right Move

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The New York Islanders had to make a difficult move this past weekend at the 2017 NHL Draft. The Isles traded Travis Hamonic to the Calgary Flames for three highly valued draft picks. Trading Hamonic was the right move for the Islanders. Travis Hamonic brought many things to the New York Islanders on and off […]

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New York Islanders: Nick Bonino Isn’t Worth Signing

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The New York Islanders have a position of need at second line center but I’m here to tell you why Nick Bonino shouldn’t be an option. Yesterday, we talked about Joe Thornton and how he isn’t in the New York Islanders best interest. Well today, we will be discussing how Nick Bonino falls into that […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Don’t Grade Snow’s Offseason Yet

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The New York Islanders General Manager Garth Snow has made a few trades so far this offseason, but don’t grade him on them yet. It’s really quite simple, Garth Snow has done a fair job at trying to improve the New York Islanders this offseason…so far. Although don’t grade his offseason just yet, the final […]

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New York Islanders Welcome Youth To Mini Camp

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The 2016-17 NHL season just came to an end, but here we are looking forward to 2017-18 as the New York Islanders open their yearly mini-camp with a number of familiar names participating. The New York Islanders kick off their 2017-18 season preparations with their annual week-long minicamp. This year’s edition features a number of […]

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New York Islanders Top 5 Garth Snow Trades To Date

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Garth Snow catches a lot of shade from the New York Islanders fanbase. But every now and then he tosses a bone and makes an absolutely great move. Here are his best five trades. New York Islanders GM Garth Snow isn’t a loved GM by the fanbase. For years he’s perplexed the fans with a […]

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New York Islanders Must Stay Away From Joe Thornton

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The name Joe Thornton has been floating around as a backup plan for the New York Islanders second line center. That wouldn’t be a smart idea. Since the New York Islanders traded away Travis Hamonic for picks, there’s a possibility that Garth Snow gave up on trying to acquire a second line center option via […]

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New York Islanders Trust Youth Players Not Free Agents

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The New York Islanders addition of Jordan Eberle may prove vital in the scoring department in the 2017-2018 season. The Isles only hole remaining is a second line center, but it is not as gaping as you may think. After failing to secure a second top six forward over the weekend, the big question is […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Time For Calvin de Haan Qualifying Offer

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The New York Islanders have until 5:00 pm today to extend a qualifying offer to their RFA’s, one of which includes Calvin de Haan. Today at 5:00 pm is the deadline for teams to extend their Restricted Free Agents a qualifying offer. Luckily for the New York Islanders, they only have one player to worry […]

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New York Islanders Dealing With Delusional Joe Sakic

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New York Islanders fans have been hoping for some time to land coveted center Matt Duchene from the Colorado Avalanche. Too bad Joe Sakic is the team’s GM, and he’s as stubborn and as foolish as a bull. The New York Islanders have been seemingly after Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene forever. Maybe not forever but […]

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New York Islanders Seven Trade Worthy Power-Forwards

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The Islanders need to add scoring to give the team a real chance to make a cup run. With fledgling franchise Las Vegas stealing assets in the expansion draft, Manager Garth Snow used a unique protection scheme (5 d-men, 3 forwards) and some bold backroom deals to protect almost all the pieces on his roster. The Isles cleared some […]

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New York Islanders 2017 NHL Entry Draft Class

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The New York Islanders might not have had a first round pick in this year’s NHL Entry Draft, but they still drafted five players from rounds two through seven. Here they are. Leading up to the NHL Entry Draft the New York Islanders traded the 15th overall pick to the Vegas Golden Knights in order […]

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New York Islanders Turned Down An Offer With James van Riemsdyk

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The New York Islanders traded away Travis Hamonic for draft picks but supposedly there was another offer on the table that Garth Snow turned down. As we already know, the New York Islanders traded their top-four defenseman Travis Hamonic and a fourth-round pick to the Calgary Flames for a first-round pick and two second-round picks. […]

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New York Islanders First Line Winger Jordan Eberle Deep Dive

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The New York Islanders finally made a move that’s been rumored for almost two seasons now. Now that Eberle is an Islanders player, what’s he all about? The New York Islanders traded Ryan Strome to the Edmonton Oilers the day after the NHL Expansion Draft and in return got Jordan Eberle. One of two players […]

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