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New York Islanders John Tavares $15 Million Man

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If the rumor is true that another GM is looking to offer New York Islanders captain John Tavares $15 million a season is true, I wish him good luck. There’s no chance to build a winner around that. We’ve all heard crazy takes about New York Islanders captain John Tavares and his pending unrestricted free […]

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New York Islanders Send Casey Cizikas to IR, Recall Ross Johnston

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The New York Islanders made a roster move this morning, sending Casey Cizikas to the IR and recalling Ross Johnston from Bridgeport. Apparently, Cizikas’ injury will be keeping him out for a few games at least. News broke this morning that the New York Islanders have moved Casey Cizikas to injured reserve. The Islanders have […]

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New York Islanders: We Must Remember, These Rookies Are Still Rookies

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For all the incredible play we’ve seen out of the New York Islanders prospects this season, there’s also been a decent amount of rookie mistakes made. The process of guiding these talented youngsters through their development will surely have its ups and downs. As exciting as the New York Islanders young core of prospects has […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Time Is A Flat Circle

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The New York Islanders moved on from Jack Capuano last year, but a year later the Isles don’t seem in a better position than they were. For a while Doug Weight had a pretty good mirage going. It looked like the New York Islanders turned a corner under his coaching and that they were taking […]

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New York Islanders Lose Ugly One To Bruins (Highlights)

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The New York Islanders dropped another one at the Barclays Center to the Boston Bruins by a score of 5-2. It wasn’t pretty. Going into the night the New York Islanders were just one point out of a playoff spot. After losing to the Devils their last time out the Islanders were hoping to get […]

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New York Islanders Top Six Forwards Are Best In The NHL

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There’s no question that the New York Islanders offense has kept them from cascading down the Eastern Conference playoff standings. The Isles top two lines have produced at very high levels. But just how good are the Islanders top six forwards in comparison to the best teams in the NHL? The New York Islanders should […]

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New York Islanders Podcast: Honest Expectations for Michael Dal Colle

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The New York Islanders fifth overall pick in 2014 is finally with the NHL squad, on an emergency basis. Matt and Mitch talk about what we can honestly expect from him. There were only two players drafted in the first round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft that had yet to play an NHL game. […]

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New York Islanders: Devils Brock Nelson Interest Doesn’t Make Sense

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The New Jersey Devils apparently have interest in New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson, here’s why that doesn’t make much sense. Brock Nelson has had an extremely disappointing season for the New York Islanders. Through 46 games he has just 14 points. He hasn’t scored in 50 straight regulation periods, by all means, he’s been a […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Josh Bailey Skating and Making Progress

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Josh Bailey was skating at New York Islanders practice yesterday and looks to be making strides towards a return to the ice, which is great news. Josh Bailey’s missed the last four games due to injury and the New York Islanders have certainly missed his presence. He has 50 points in the 42 games he […]

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New York Islanders Need To Work Detroit Red Wings For Trade

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If there’s one thing the New York Islanders have in abundance it’s draft picks. If there’s one thing the Detroit Red Wings want, it’s draft picks. So let’s make a deal already? When the New York Islanders traded Travis Hamonic to the Calgary Flames for a first round pick in 2018 and second-round picks (one […]

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New York Islanders Need To Add A Top Defenseman Now

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After a hot start, the New York Islanders have been fighting a mostly uphill battle ever since. Due to sub-par goaltending, as well as poor defensive play from a decimated defensive unit, the Islanders are on pace to allow nearly three hundred goals this season. The only reason the New York Islanders are still in […]

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New York Islanders Defense and Offense Polar Opposites

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The New York Islanders are scary to watch. For us, the fans, it sure is entertaining. For Doug Weight, not so much. He must be getting some serious grey hairs in his first full year as coach of the New York Islanders. The New York Islanders have arguably the best offense in the league, and […]

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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep. 22 Preview

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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 22 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice. Over their last three games, the New York Islanders have won two but there are still some big question marks with this team. With the New York Islanders back […]

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New York Islanders One Year After Firing Jack Capuano

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On January 17, 2017, the New York Islanders relieved head coach Jack Capuano of his duties and Doug Weight was named interim head coach. After barely missing the playoffs last year and currently sitting on the fringe of the playoff picture, are the Islanders in a better position than they were a year ago? Jack […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Shane Prince Suffers Upper Body Injury

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The New York Islanders lost another forward in last night’s loss. Shane Prince did not return after the second period due to an upper-body injury. Another one bites the dust. That’s what I was thinking when Shane Prince left in the second period of last night’s loss to the New Jersey Devils. Just another blow […]

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New York Islanders Fall Apart In Second Period, Fall To Devils (Highlights)

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After leaving the first period all tied up with one goal apiece, the New York Islanders fell apart in the second period allowing three goals. The New York Islanders were coming off an ugly win over the Montreal Canadiens and were just two points behind the Devils before puck drop tonight. Unfortunately, the Islanders couldn’t […]

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New York Islanders Injuries And Their Impacts On The Team

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The injury bug has hit the New York Islanders with five injuries since December 17th. How have these injuries impacted the roster? The New York Islanders are banged up and bruised. Six roster players are out and missing time. The losses are starting to negatively affect the team. The impact that some of these players […]

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New York Islanders: Ho-Sang Should Be Tavares’ Temporary Winger

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With all-star Josh Bailey still injured, the New York Islanders have to find a suitable replacement for him on John Tavares’ right wing. When forward Josh Bailey left in the middle of the first period in a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 5, New York Islanders fans were reasonably concerned. Over this season […]

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New York Islanders Should Claim Jussi Jokinen Off Waivers

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Veteran center Jussi Jokinen was placed on waivers today by the Los Angeles Kings. The New York Islanders have the need for a fourth line centerman and Jokinen could be just the right addition to give a shot in the arm to the underperforming unit. The Los Angeles Kings placed veteran Finnish forward Jussi Jokinen on waivers […]

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New York Islanders: Barzal, Beauvillier & Eberle Line Has To Stay

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In the absence of Andrew Ladd and Josh Bailey, the New York Islanders have done their best to supplement that huge loss of production. In the process of simply trying to get by, the Isles may have stumbled upon an upgrade to an already very productive second line. The New York Islanders may have discovered platinum […]

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