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New York Islanders Getting Used To Stanley Cup Contender Status

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It’s been years since the New York Islanders were Stanley Cup contenders. Since the 80’s when they won four-in-a-row? Well, get used to it. Because at least one site has them in their top four to win the cup this season. It’s been 33 years since the New York Islanders last won a Stanley Cup. […]

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New York Islanders Anders Lee In Elite Scoring Company

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In the last year New York Islanders forward Anders Lee is in elite company when it comes to scoring goals. Check out these names he’s on par with. It’s crazy to think of how far Anders Lee has come in his career. Last year, similar to the New York Islanders, he was off to a […]

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Islanders Notes: Gleaning Meaning From Schedule Results

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A quarter of the season gone the New York Islanders are standing right in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff picture. In their first 20 games, the Islanders are 11-7-2, good for 24 points and a wild-card playoff standing. As I review how we got here, these are some notes of interest regarding the […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Misleading Josh Ho-Sang Rhetoric

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The New York Islanders are getting a lot of offensive production, from their top six. Many would like to see more from Josh Ho-Sang. In 2016-2017 Josh Ho-Sang was a huge talking point for the New York Islanders. In just 21 games with the team, he won over the fans with electricity and playmaking abilities on […]

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New York Islanders Three Options For Jaroslav Halak

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At this point, something has to be done about New York Islanders goaltender Jaroslav Halak. Losing to the Carolina Hurricanes isn’t the issue necessarily. The Isles always seem to do that, it’s how he looked then, and throughout the season so far. Through the first 20 games of the New York Islanders 2017-18 season, Jaroslav Halak […]

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New York Islanders: Adjusting The Lines and Defense Pairings

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With a record of 11-7-2 the New York Islanders have 24 points and command an early season playoff position, but the Metro Division has a spread of only five points from the top club to the worst team. Here are some un-asked for observations on what the Islanders can do to separate themselves from the […]

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New York Islanders and Montreal Canadiens Should Play Let’s Make a Deal

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The New York Islanders maybe one player away from becoming an Eastern Conference force. The Montreal Canadiens have a player who by many accounts is available, that could be that missing link to the blue and orange. The Isles and Habs should play let’s make a deal. So who on the Montreal Canadiens could be […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Jaroslav Halak Struggles In Carolina

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New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak struggled again yesterday in Carolina. He allowed four goals on the evening in another lackluster performance. It has been a struggle for New York Islanders netminder Jaroslav Halak this year. He’s given up three goals or more in all but one start, which isn’t ideal at all. Today, in […]

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New York Islanders Top Three Metropolitan Power Rankings

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The season is some 20 games old. Time to look at how the New York Islanders ranked within the Metropolitan Division. Spoiler, it’s very good. On Saturday, the New York Islanders beat the best team in the NHL, the Tampa Bay Lightning. It was a nail-biter as the Isles built up a strong lead, only […]

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New York Islanders Get Their Revenge Against Tampa Bay Lightning

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The New York Islanders leave Tampa Bay with two points over a team that has dominated the league this season and more importantly dominated the Isles last season. In two weeks back in 2016 the New York Islanders lost three times to the Tampa Bay Lightning. What made it worse is the Lightning routed them every […]

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New York Islanders Keys To Game Against Leading Lightning

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Remember the New York Islanders track record against the Tampa Bay Lightning last season? You might have pushed it out of your mind. That’s how bad it was. And now they meet for the first time this season. How do the Isles avoid a repeat of last year? In less than two weeks in November of […]

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New York Islanders Salary Cap, Wage Inflation, and Learning From NBA

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At the end of this season, the New York Islanders will have a number of free agents that are going to need new deals. Thankfully the salary cap might go up by a record amount. But we should look at the NBA to know salaries will skyrocket with all this new money. Last night I […]

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New York Islanders Looking for Revenge In Tampa

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The New York Islanders have lost seven straight games to the Tampa Bay Lightning, including the 2016 playoffs. The Islanders are looking for revenge. After a dominant Game 1 performance against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2016 playoffs, it has all gone downhill for the New York Islanders while playing the Lightning. They went on […]

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New York Islanders: 3 Surprises From The First Six Weeks

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The New York Islanders are exactly six weeks into the season. Here are three things that stuck out in the first month and a half. It seems crazy that the New York Islanders have played 20 percent of their schedule already. With five months of hype leading up to the season, it’s very easy to […]

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New York Islanders NHL Revenues May Be Salary Cap Lifeline

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The New York Islanders have a number of pending free agents ready for a payday this summer. How they’re going to pay them all under the salary cap was a big question mark. But with record NHL revenues they might just be OK. This summer the New York Islanders have eight unrestricted free agents and […]

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New York Islanders: Examining Their Roster’s Tradability

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If the New York Islanders were to examine the club’s roster in terms of tradable assets who would top their list of candidates? I’ve arranged the players into different categories based on their assessed value in an effort to determine who among them is likely to bring the best return in a trade. There are […]

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New York Islanders: Josh Bailey Point Leader Through 18 Games

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The New York Islanders have a new points leader after last night and it’s not John Tavares or Mathew Barzal. Fan favorite, Josh Bailey is leading the way with points. With last night’s win over the Carolina Hurricanes, the New York Islanders have a new points leader. Luckily, it’s a familiar face and one that […]

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New York Islanders: Metropolitan Division Will Be Yearlong Dogfight

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The New York Islanders are off to good start for the 2017-2018 season. However, they play in a division in which first and last place are separated by a mere six points. After a Thursday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes, the New York Islanders find themselves with a 10-6-2 record for 22 points. Ranking them […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Inconsistency on Full Display

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The New York Islanders inconsistencies were on full display last night as the first and third periods looked great while the second was an utter disaster. If you only count the first and the third period the New York Islanders would’ve won this game by a score of 6-1 and we’d be talking about how […]

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New York Islanders Late Boychuk Goal Beats Hurricanes (Highlights)

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The New York Islanders somehow managed to beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a sloppy 6-4 win at the Barclays Center. The final score indicates a pretty nice victory for the New York Islanders over the Carolina Hurricanes. Although, the full story of the entire 60 minutes portrays a roller coaster ride for this Islander team. It […]

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