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Islanders John Tavares Behind The Back Play Doesn’t Make Top 40

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New York Islanders captain John Tavares scored an outstanding single effort goal against the St. Louis Blue last December. Truly highlight reel stuff for years. And it didn’t even make the NHLs top 40. Do you remember December 8th, 2016? The New York Islanders were playing the St. Louis Blues in Brooklyn and John Tavares […]

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New York Islanders Anders Lee NHL Breakout Player

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The season started off poorly for New York Islanders winger Anders Lee, scoring a single by Thanksgiving. But the way it ended couldn’t have gone better. New York Islanders forward Anders Lee had a bad start to the 2016-17 NHL season. What made it worse was the downturn in production he had in 2015-16 after his first rookie season […]

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New York Islanders 2017-18 Way Too Early Defensive Pairings

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The New York Islanders have a lot of depth at the defense position, let’s take a way-too-early look at the potential defensive pairings for this year. With Travis Hamonic no longer in the picture, the New York Islanders defensive pairings are going to look rather different. Despite a down season, his loss is going to […]

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New York Islanders Summer Agenda Includes Belmont Park

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While the New York Islanders have been busy this off-season with player moves, there is a big off-season item that needs to take a major step this summer. The New York Islanders summer agenda includes getting Belmont Park over the goal line. While the New York Islanders are still looking at ways to improve next […]

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New York Islanders Scott Mayfield Asks Important Question On Twitter

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Scott Mayfield asked what I think every New York Islanders fan who has a twitter account was thinking this morning from a Michael Dal Colle tweet. Oh, Twitter, the not so family friendly website that lets you connect with your favorite New York Islanders and other athletes. Twitter reminds me of that Johnny Cash song […]

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New York Islanders Andrew Ladd Discusses Expansion Draft

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The Expansion Draft and the days leading up to it were a wild time for the New York Islanders. One of their leaders went on the NHL Network and discussed his feelings on it. Take me back to June please! Covering the Expansion Draft and events leading up to it was so much fun, especially […]

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New York Islanders Fans Remember Steven Stamkos Free Agency

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It may seem appropriate to panic over the lack of talk surrounding John Tavares’ next contract. However, New York Islanders fans should look back at Steven Stamkos’ contract negotiations and realize that what Tavares is doing is not uncommon. John Tavares’ six-year, $33M contract with the New York Islanders expires after the 2017-18 season. This […]

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New York Islanders Jeff Carter Trade Option At Center

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The New York Islanders are still looking for a second line center in their team depth chart. After John Tavares, things seemingly fall off a cliff in down the middle. How does a play for Los Angeles Kings Jeff Carter sound? The New York Islanders need a second line center. They’ve needed one since Frans […]

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Islanders Andrew Ladd Says It’s A ‘Treat’ To Play With John Tavares

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Andrew Ladd is coming off his first year with the New York Islanders. On NHL Tonight he discussed what it’s like to play with John Tavares. When Andrew Ladd was brought in by the New York Islanders he was expected to slot in on John Tavares’ top line. Unfortunately for Ladd that didn’t last very […]

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New York Islanders Calvin de Haan Arbitration Player’s Arguments

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New York Islanders defenseman Calvin de Haan filed for arbitration on July 5th. If the negotiations go the distance and an arbitrator has to step in what does the team argue de Haan is worth? In filing for arbitration New York Islanders defenseman Calvin de Haan may face a day where he has to argue […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Notables From Prospect Camp

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The New York Islanders are in the midst of prospect camp and there have been some standout players along the way. We’ll take a look at a few right now: I know this is the last thing any New York Islanders fan wants to hear right now but the future of this team is pretty […]

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New York Islanders Andrew Ladd Will Produce Next Season

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Last summer, the New York Islanders inked free agent winger Andrew Ladd to a seven-year, $38.5-million-dollar deal, with an annual salary-cap hit of $5.5 million. While he may not have put up the numbers to back up that deal next in 2016, the Islanders will rely heavily on Ladd next season. The pressure was on […]

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New York Islanders Calvin de Haan Arbitration From Team’s Side

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Calvin de Haan is filing for arbitration, so what does that mean for the New York Islanders from their perspective? Arbitration is a legal term. Basically what it means is that an arbitrator will look at Calvin de Haan and decide what his contract should be if a deal is not reached between the New […]

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New York Islanders Calvin de Haan Files For Salary Arbitration

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In filing for arbitration New York Islanders defenseman Calvin de Haan can let an arbitrator do Garth’s work for him and decide what de Haan is actually worth. Calvin de Haan enters the 2017 offseason as the only restricted free agent on the New York Islanders books. Without a deal yet, de Haan was able to […]

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New York Islanders Sebastian Aho And Max Contract

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The New York Islanders signed 19-year-old Sebastian Aho, the Swedish one, to a max level ELC. What are the Islanders getting from this young defenseman anyways? When the New York Islanders announced that they’d signed Sebastian Aho to a three-year entry level contract (ELC) the hockey world went: “Wait. What?” Until they realized the Isle […]

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New York Islanders Officially Sign 2017 Draft Pick Sebastian Aho

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The New York Islanders made it official and signed their 2017 draft pick Sebastian Aho to a three-year entry-level deal with the team. Yesterday we talked about the New York Islanders fifth round draft selection deciding to leave the SHL. Well, the Isles made that official and signed their 21-year old draft pick to a […]

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New York Islanders Daily: John Tavares And Arena Speculation

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It’s July 6th and the New York Islanders have not signed John Tavares yet. Naturally, various news outlets started to try to find a reason for it. July 1, 2017, the first day John Tavares would have been able to sign an extension with the New York Islanders came and went without a signature. Now, […]

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New York Islanders 2017-18 Way Too Early Forward Lineup

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The New York Islanders have been quite since the free agency window opened. Even trade rumors have silenced. Their lineup might just be set for 2017-18. Here’s a way too early look at the Islanders lineup at forward. The New York Islanders made one move this offseason. They sent Ryan Strome to the Edmonton Oilers […]

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New York Islanders Linus Soderstrom Is The Future Goalie

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Earlier this off-season the New York Islanders inked top goalie prospect, Linus Soderstrom to a 3-year entry level contract. Soderstrom along with Ilya Sorokin are the Isles two top goalie prospects. However, the New York Islanders future starting goalie is Linus Soderstrom. On Monday morning, the news broke that Ilya Sorokin signed a 3-year extension […]

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New York Islanders Daily: Sebastian Aho Is Leaving The SHL

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The New York Islanders selected Sebastian Aho in the fifth round of the NHL draft this year, and the good news is he’s coming to North America. New York Islanders prospect Ilya Sorokin recently upped his contract to stay in Russia which was a big hit for the team as he’s put up great numbers […]

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