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Top Shelf – Islanders Daily 2/4/14

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It’s Islanders game day, and it’s also the day after the news about Thomas Vanek turning down the Islanders offer first broke. The dust has settled a bit and everyone can begin looking past the brief time that was Thomas Vanek’s time on Long Island. While most Islanders fans were hoping Vanek would sign long […]

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Playoffs Not the Only Factor for Islanders

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  In terms of playoff elimination the Islanders have been hovering around the rim of the precipice for some time. To use an old adage, the fat lady hasn’t sung yet, but she’s tuning up. Even still, the playoffs are not the only factor to consider when looking at the NHL season. Strictly speaking, with […]

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New York Islanders : Vanek Says No Thanks

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In case you are not on twitter (in which case you surely would know what’s happening) or just haven’t heard the news yet, forward Thomas Vanek turned down a reported 7 year, 5o million dollar contract offer today by the New York Islanders, according to Arthur Staple of Newsday. The news was not necessarily  a surprise, […]

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NHL TV Schedule : Week Of February 3

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We are in the final week of National Hockey League games before the league takes a mandated two and a half week break so their athletes can participate in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic games in Russia. The New York Islanders playoff hopes are all but finished but it is still important for the team […]

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New York Islanders GIFS of the Week – 2/2/14

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Welcome to New York Islanders GIFS of the Week, a weekly post dedicated to highlighting some of the best goals, saves, hits, and celebrations. The Islanders are back to their slumping ways after what they looked to have turned a corner. Unfortunately, the bright lights of the Stadium Series were dimmed when the Isles were […]

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Top Shelf – Islanders Daily 2/3/14

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Last night, the Seattle Seahawks, boasting the NFL’s top-ranked D, defeated the Denver Broncos, boasting the NFL’s top-ranked offense, by the score of 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII. Peyton Manning, one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game, completed a Super Bowl record 34 passes, but managed to throw two game-changing interceptions and […]

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Top Shelf : Islanders Daily 2/2/2014

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The Islanders most recent slide, 3 wins in their previous 10 games, combined with the results of last night, now has the team uncomfortably sitting 10 points out of both third place in the Metropolitan division (-2 games in hand) and the same exact total out of the final wild card berth (-1 game in […]

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EOI January Power Rankings

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  Each month, contributor Tom Ballantyne, @Tbone31592 on Twitter, takes a look at the NHL power rankings and gives you his opinion on where each of the teams stand. With another month already in the books and time seemingly just flying by, let’s revisit January and see what Tom thinks this month.   January NHL […]

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Top Shelf : Islanders Daily 2/1/2014

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  Another third period….another third period lackluster performance by the New York Islanders last night as they fell to their cross town rivals, the New York Rangers for the second time in three nights, 4-1 at Madison Square Garden. With the defeat, the likelihood that New York are sellers at the March 5 trading deadline […]

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New York Islanders Vs New York Rangers: Pre-Game Report

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Eyes On Isles Pre-Game Report Tonight, the New York Islanders (21-27-8, 50 Points) visit the New York Rangers (29-23-3, 57 Points) in game no. 56 of the 2013-14 NHL season. Here’s what you need to know before puck drop… Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY When:  Friday, January 31st, 2014, 7PM TV: MSG+ (Howie Rose, Butch Goring) […]

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Thomas Vanek Will Ultimately Decide His Fate

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  New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow gave fans what they have clamored for when he executed a trade with the Buffalo Sabres on October 27, 2013. Even though extremely popular forward Matt Moulson was forced to go the other way, along with a conditional 1st round draft choice (2014/2015) and 2nd rounder in […]

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Stadium Series In Pictures

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The Stadium Series game Wednesday evening between the New York Islanders and New York Rangers was a classic rivalry game that highlighted each of the team’s strengths and weaknesses on a huge stage. With game time temperatures feeling like 7 degrees, over 50,000 people decided to brave the elements and travel to the Bronx for […]

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How Much Did The November Slump Hurt Islanders?

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The Islanders are not officially out of the playoffs. They’re actually still very much in the thick of things. Sportsclubstats.com currently have the Islanders at a 0.8% chance of making the playoffs, but there they sit just 7 points out of a spot. Sure, the Isles have now become a bit of a long shot […]

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Top Shelf: Islanders Daily 1/31/14

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The Islanders just can’t seem to get enough of their crosstown rival New York Rangers. After losing 2-1 in a continuation of the Coors Light Stadium Series, the Islanders take on the Rangers again tonight at 7 o’clock. The game certainly is an important one, especially since the Islanders, losers of four consecutive games, sit […]

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Islanders Lose At Yankee Stadium; Culprit Will Surprise You

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  By now we know that the unfortunate happened last night; the Islanders came up short in the Stadium Series game against the Rangers. Yes, the defense did not stand tall. Yes, the offense went missing. But, what went on behind the scenes is more of the story. The real reason the Islanders lost? Hint: […]

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Islanders Catch Cold In Loss To Rangers

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  The spectacle that has become the National Hockey League’s outdoor games featured the New York Islanders for the first time on Wednesday night as they battled with their cross-town rivals, the New York Rangers at frigid Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. With a temperature at 7:45pm puck drop that felt like 7 […]

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The Deke Squad – Issue No. 3: Thomas Vanek, Post-Season Play, & Islander Goaltending

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Welcome to the Deke Squad – Issue #3 Rich Dias-Rodrigues and Chris Triantafilis take a week’s worth of social media conversation, as well as in-house blathering, and bring it altogether for you, the reader. Be sure to leave a comment below, as the point of it all is to organize a place for hockey fans, especially […]

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New York Islanders Vs New York Rangers : Pre-Game Report

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EYES ON ISLES PRE-GAME REPORT Tonight, the New York Islanders (21-26-8, 50 pts) play ‘host’ to the New York Rangers (28-23-3, 59 pts) in game no. 56 of the 2013-14 NHL season. Here’s what you need to know before puck drop… Where: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York When: Wednesday, Jan. 29th, 7:30 p.m. EST Watch: NBCSN, TSN, RDS2 Listen: 88.7FM WRHU, […]

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Bridgeport Sound Tigers Review : Who Is This Persson?

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  Sound Tigers on Season Best Four Game Winning Streak By: Drew Casey, Contributor (@drew421) The Sound Tigers have found their game in the past eight days, winning four straight. All, or most, cylinders seem to be clicking, and the team is looking to turn their season around. John Persson has led the team in scoring […]

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Okposo Shines, Isles Come Up Short

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Red-hot Islander winger Kyle Okposo added to his career-best point total but it wasn’t enough to carry the team to victory over the Boston Bruins on Monday. After soundly defeating the Bruins for a combined 8-4 score over the first pair of meetings this season, the Islanders finally fell to the 2012 Stanley Cup champions […]

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