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New York Islanders 2018 NHL Mock Draft with Trade 3.0

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The 2018 NHL Entry Draft is days away. By the time the New York Islanders get to the podium who’s left, and what do they do? The New York Islanders have back-to-back picks in the first half of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. But with so many needs on the roster now, it doesn’t make […]

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New York Islanders: 2018-2019 Cap Expected To Be Between $79.5 and $80 million

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Gary Bettman said today that the cap is expected to go up to $79.5-$80 million for next year. This is huge for the New York Islanders. Ever since we found out the cap was supposed to increase to $78 million-$82 million, New York Islanders fans have been patiently anxiously waiting for the official number so we […]

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New York Islanders: Mathew Barzal At NHL Awards Media Day

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New York Islanders rookie Mathew Barzal was at the NHL Awards media day in preparation for the event today. Will he take home the Calder Trophy? 85 points. That’s the impressive total that New York Islanders rookie Mathew Barzal put up in his first season in the NHL. We’re just mere hours away from Barzal […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Mathew Barzal Signs With Adidas and CCM

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New York Islanders star Mathew Barzal had a busy day with the sponsors. He’s now a CCM and Adidas athlete officially as of yesterday. Among the coaching search and hecticness of draft week, the New York Islanders rookie Mathew Barzal had a busy day yesterday. Barzal is getting ready for the NHL Awards tonight, he’s […]

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New York Islanders Podcast: Isles Need Coaching

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Sure the New York Islanders need a goalie and even a top-four defender, but they’re also in desperate need of coaching. Both at the NHL and AHL level.With the New York Islanders being the only NHL franchise without a head coach, the link to recently available Barry Trotz is obvious. Trotz just won the Stanley […]

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New York Islanders Lou Lamoriello Recent Free Agent History

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Free agency is only a few weeks away, and for the first time in a long time, the New York Islanders have a new General Manager. What is Lou Lamoriello like on July 1st when it comes to free agency? If there’s one thing we’ll remember from Lou Lamoriello’s predecessor’s time as General Manager of […]

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New York Islanders: Trading A First Round Pick For Cap Relief

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The New York Islanders should use a first round pick in order to clear some cap space. They’ve done it before why not do it again? Just last year at the NHL Expansion Draft, Garth Snow made a very wise move. He traded a first-round pick to the Vegas Golden Knights for them to take […]

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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep 44 Preview

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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 44 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice. This is going to be the busiest week of the 2018 year for the New York Islanders. Friday is the NHL Draft which means, there will likely be a […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Barry Trotz Or Bust

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A new coach just fell in the lap of Lou Lamoriello and the New York Islanders. Barry Trotz is now the obvious choice for head coach. Yesterday, I found it strange that the New York Islanders haven’t reached out to Sheldon Keefe. The connection seemed obvious enough, Lamoriello was in Toronto where Keefe worked it […]

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New York Islanders Barry Trotz Now Free Agent

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The New York Islanders received a big life line in the hunt for a head coach. Barry Trotz is going to free agency. And the Isles are the only team with a vacancy. On July 5th, 2018 New York Islanders created a vacancy at the Head Coach position after firing Doug Weight alongside former GM […]

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New York Islanders: Sheldon Keefe Isn’t A Target

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Apparently, Sheldon Keefe isn’t on Lou Lamoriello’s mind when it comes to head coaches for the New York Islanders. He hasn’t been contacted. It’s draft week, which means the New York Islanders are set to have the busiest week of the 2018 year. Something Lou Lamoriello must do is find a coach before the 2018 NHL […]

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New York Islanders Daily: NHL Draft Week 2018

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Draft week is here and it’s expected to be an extremely busy week for the New York Islanders who are looking for a coach and potentially a trade. Arguably the busiest time in hockey is upon us. The 2017-2018 season just came to a close 11 days ago, and already it gets ramped up real […]

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New York Islanders Fans Got the Hero They Deserve

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The date is April 9th. Another failed season had just concluded, and the events that would ensue would change the fate of the New York Islanders franchise. Garth Snow reclined at a table with a New York Islanders cloth draped over it with Jon Ledecky and Doug Weight on his sides. A feeling of embarrassment […]

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New York Islanders Should Pursue Matt Dumba

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Everyone knows the New York Islanders need to significantly improve their blue-line this off-season. They have major assets they could deal to make this a reality. The Minnesota Wild could be an ideal trading partner. The New York Islanders President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Lou Lamoriello should aggressively engage in trade talks with […]

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New York Islanders Ranking Every Single Coach

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With a new coach on the way in, we decided to rank every single New York Islanders head coach from 1 to 16. New York Islanders President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Lou Lamoriello has one big vacancy left on his front office rebuild; a head coach. After firing Doug Weight, the Islanders are […]

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New York Islanders Examples of Lou Finding Great Goalies

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The New York Islanders are in need of a starting goalie. Thankfully their GM is now Lou Lamoriello and not Garth Snow. Cause Lou has a fantastic track record when it comes to this specific situation. With Jaroslav Halak out of a contract and Thomas Greiss looking very much like an OK NHL backup, the […]

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New York Islanders Barry Trotz Dream Back On

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The New York Islanders are the only team in the NHL still looking for a coach. We thought it might be a long shot to get Barry Trotz, but it seems like a window has opened. We’re the only team in the NHL that needs a coach. After firing Doug Weight the New York Islanders […]

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New York Islanders Podcast: Searching for a New Coach

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The New York Islanders are the only NHL team without a coach. What are Lou Lamoriello’s options? Does he go for experience? A novice or how about someone he’s already worked with? Co-Expert Matt O’Leary and I tried to split New York Islanders President and GM Lou Lamoriello’s options into three categories. Coaches with NHL […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Greg Cronin Was Let Go

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The New York Islanders continued their purge, this time they let go of Greg Cronin who served as the associate coach since 2014. Lou Lamoriello has wasted no time with making changes to the New York Islanders in his short time with the team. The latest victim was Greg Cronin, who was an associate coach […]

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New York Islanders John Tavares Focused on Negotiations (Report)

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The good news keeps on coming for the New York Islanders. It seems that John Tavares is focused on negotiating with the team, and the negotiations may have already started. Going into the 2018 offseason the New York Islanders had a few items to sort out. First was to figure out that mess of a […]

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