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Islanders Must Say No to Coliseum Return

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Just because something sounds like a good idea, doesn’t mean it is. Just look at the Brooklyn debacle.

New York Islanders I Wish You Well in Offseason

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This New York Islanders Off-season is bound to bring changes to the team, and the people around it. I wish them well. Like any team missing the playoffs in pro sports, the New York Islanders have to plot a course back to the post season, and to an eventual championship. As a fan and a […]

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New York Islanders 2016-2017 Player Predictions vs Results

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Before the season I made predictions for 10 New York Islanders, let’s see if my expectations were reached or if the guys fell short. Before we get started I just want to say I didn’t have a crystal ball and my original predictions were just my feelings on each guy heading into the New York […]

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New York Islanders Arena Situation Settling on Belmont (Report)

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The arena drama that has followed the New York Islanders for what seems like forever may soon be over. At least according to TSN insider Bob McKenzie. And I’m excited. Since August 2011 the New York Islanders have been tangled in a never ending drama surrounding where they’d call home. And it soon might be […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Arena Drama Is Back On

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The New York Islanders are only four days into the offseason and the arena drama that’s been going on since 2011 has picked up with a full head of steam. We all knew that this offseason wasn’t going to go quietly into the night for the New York Islanders. With Garth Snow on thin ice, […]

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Snow Firmly In Control of Islanders, For Now, After Weight Hiring

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By the end of Wednesday’s conference call with Doug Weight and general manager Garth Snow one thing became very apparent, Snow remained fully in control of the Islanders.

Barclays Center planning to pitch Islanders on Coliseum return

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Are the Islanders Close to A Decision on a New Home?

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It’s the off-season, time once again for the Islanders’ annual where will they play next ritual. Today, the rumors are brought to you by TSN’s Bob McKenzie.

Islanders Tavares and Weight Could Save Garth Snow

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The New York Islanders off-season has officially begun. There are many questions including will Garth Snow stay on as the General Manager. It’s possible that Tavares and Weight save Snow’s job. Garth Snow has been the New York Islanders GM since the summer of 2006. There have been a lot of positives in his tenure […]

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Doug Weight staying on as Islanders head coach

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Doug Weight only came to the final decision to take the Islanders head-coaching job on permanent basis during the two days after the team’s season came to an end.

New York Islanders Name Doug Weight Head Coach

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It didn’t take long for the New York Islanders to appoint the man they wanted behind the bench. Just three days after the end of the season, Doug Weight is given the reigns. After three days since the New York Islanders ended the season on a six-game winning streak the Islanders named interim head coach […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Charles Wang’s Interesting Parting Gift

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The former New York Islanders owner Charles Wang left an interesting parting gift for Garth Snow according to Arthur Staple of Newsday. So I was reading Arthur Staple’s story yesterday and it seemed like a typical wrap-up of the New York Islanders season at first. The title was “Big decisions ahead for Islanders owners Jon Ledecky […]

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Overtime on the Island: 2016-17 Islanders season wrap up

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On this episode of Overtime on the Island, Mark Weiner and Nick Valastro wrap up the 2016-17 season. Will Garth Snow continue his role as GM? How do the Islanders entice John Tavares to stay on Long Island? What must change for this team to get back on track?

New York Islanders Eulogy: A Failure To Entertain

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There shall most assuredly be countless epitaphs written about this New York Islanders season, let us count this amongst them. There were moments where it seemed foretold that this grand venture we call a New York Islanders season should fail. Where it seemed consigned to the ash heap of hockey history. Conversely, with less than […]

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New York Islanders Coaching Options Are Plentyful

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The New York Islanders end the season with a bench boss that carries the “interim” prefix before his title. Do the Isles make him permanent or do they look elsewhere? Here are five options. When the New York Islanders fired longtime coach Jack Capuano they didn’t start a coaching search, instead, trusting the man who was […]

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Islanders 2016-17 Season: Pre And Post Doug Weight

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The New York Islanders wrapped up the 2016-2017 season after Sunday’s win against the Senators. Unfortunately finishing with a 41-29-12 record, and 94 points would find them just short of a playoff spot. The 2016-2017 season was a bit of a rollercoaster ride for the New York Islanders. It began with the losses of Kyle […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Looking Ahead To 2017-2018

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The New York Islanders will not be playing in the postseason for only the second time in the last five seasons, and instead will look ahead to next year. Missing the playoffs stinks, and obviously, the New York Islanders would rather be playing right now but that doesn’t mean that there will be a lack […]

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From Brooklyn to Bridgeport: Sound Tigers getting some help for playoff push

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EAST MEADOW, N.Y. – The Bridgeport Sound Tigers will get some reinforcements as the Islanders’ AHL affiliate makes a push for the final playoff spot in the Atlantic Division.

Tavares wants to remain with Islanders, but knows extension will be a process

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EAST MEADOW, N.Y. – John Tavares sounded like a man who wanted to remain a member of the New York Islanders for a very long time.

New York Islanders Doug Weight Sparked The Turnaround

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Although the New York Islanders finished one point out of a playoff spot, there were still a lot of positive moments to this 2016-17 season that Islanders fans can be proud of, especially their amazing run under Head Coach, Doug Weight. The New York Islanders started the season looking like a bottom feeder, holding the […]

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